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Education

Its creators, Teodor Currentzis and Romeo Castellucci, explain how they have brought to the stage the meanings and images of the music and (to a lesser extent) the libretto. Theatre historian and music critic Alexey Parin talks about the co-authors of the Salzburg premiere, including Currentzis’ previous work with the Mozart — Da Ponte trilogy […]
Roman Nasonov, musicologist, lecturer at the Moscow Conservatory, Candidate of Sciences in Art History, talks on the history and context of the brilliant opera. ⠀ Learn how Mozart and da Ponte’s masterpiece, born from an old story of a vicious ruffian, was nurtured by musical and poetic insights as well as the spirit of the […]
Theatre historian and music critic Alexey Parin provides a brief overview of the history of the Salzburg Festival. What was created more than a hundred years ago in Mozart’s hometown by director Max Reinhardt, composer Richard Strauss, poet Hugo von Hoffmannatal, artist Alfred Roller, and other pioneering figures of German art? How did Herbert von […]
Explores the specifics of Byzantine architecture: how architects of the Eastern Roman Empire ‘turned around’ and used classical canons in their way, how their innovations have come down to us, and where the boundaries of style lie. The participants of the discussion, held in January as part of the Gifts of Byzantium series, are Andrey […]
How did the architecture of Byzantium and pre-Mongolian Russia develop? Why is the connection between two cultures, the continuity of style and engineering, more complex than it seems? As part of the Gifts of Byzantium series, the musicAeterna digital platform presents a recording of a lecture on architecture, held in January. Speaker: Cand. Sc. Historiography, […]
Together with our general partner VTB Bank, we created an educational project for the concerts in Zaryadye on May 25 and 26 and at the Diaghilev Festival on June 10. We did a big interview with Leonid Desyatnikov, who had visited the rehearsals of his Rite of Winter 1949. The composer told about the idea […]