Music

On May 18, 1911, Gustav Mahler passed away. He had lived for exactly 50 years. Before the premiere of his Symphony No.5 in 1904, Mahler wrote: “Oh, I wish I could play my symphonies 50 years after my death!”. Today, Mahler’s music is still with us: it grants us inspiration, consolation and the light of […]
PerformersVlad Pesin (violin)Nikolay Mazhara (piano) The life of John Cage spanned 80 years of the XXth century, most of it in the modern art avant-garde. He worked with outstanding artists, composers, architects, choreographers, poets and writers of his time. “I write music to hear something I have never heard before,” John Cage used to say […]
On May 9 in the morning, we are going to publish the recording of “Requiem”, a performance set to Alexey Syumak’s music by Kirill Serebrennikov and conducted by Teodor Currentzis. The symphonic act has only been presented once: that happened 10 years ago at the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre. “The theatrical “Requiem” is our memory […]
Today, we present the final part of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No.3 performed by the musicAeterna orchestra and conducted by Teodor Currentzis. One of the warmest and most touching pieces by the Austrian composer is dedicated to love — love that empowers us and helps us overcome any pain. What does love mean to you? To […]
Tonight on Digital Platform please welcome the video of the performance composed by Alexey Retinsky – «To hear» («Slishat’») – that took place in February 2020 in Dom Radio as a part of Alexey’s artistic residency. The performance is devoted to Ludwig van Beethoven. This work tells about another facet of demiurgic genius. Speechless music […]
The experimental week on musicAeterna digital platform continues with the world premiere of “The Riot of Spring” by Dmitri Kourliandski. The piece was created in a dialogue with one of the most revolutionary works in academic music — Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”. In the year of the latter’s 100th anniversary, musicAeterna took part in the Ruhrtriennale festival […]