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Bathed in the light of history, the walls of Dom Radio have a deep meaning to musicAeterna. They form a space for invigorating rehearsals, a space voiced and discovered by musicians through performances, a space full of thoughts and discussions on various aspects of culture: philosophical disputes and talks on modern period poetry, Byzantine chants and music of the future.

Dom Radio’s key mission in musicAeterna’s activities is to be a place where new art is born without limits or boundaries. That process begins in the silent solitude of Dom Radio, where, invited to Saint Petersburg by Teodor Currentzis and the musicAeterna art committee, the resident develops his ideas. Even before his vision is brought into life, his ideas are reviewed by the musicians who let them sound during creation. The outcomes of that creative laboratory descend into the main halls of Dom Radio, where they meet the audience. Temporarily separated from their phones which symbolize everyday matters and troubles, the listeners walk up into the thundering marble shadows to face something new — and to take an essential part in the ultimate birth of the ideas conceived during the residency.

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Upcoming residency events

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An event of Dom Radio residency

To commemorate Eduard Srapionov, Dom Radio’s spaces will host an interactive installation of Papa Srapa’s handmade synthesizers, a screening of a film about the Russian underground scene of the 2010s, a specially created dance performance, as well as performances by modern representatives of the noise and performative Russian scene. Dom Radio will present to the audience a multi-dimensional portrait of Eduard Srapionov, an engineer, musician and a man who influenced several generations of Russian underground noise artists. All funds raised from ticket sales will be spent on vinyl release: the release of the Papa Srapa project recording made in November 2021 at the DIY studio in Kratovo will be our offering to the memory of this artist.

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An event of Dom Radio residency

The fifth choral meeting is to be hosted by an alto Arina Mirsaetova, who has been the artist of the musicAeterna choir since 2005. The programme includes a three-part chorale by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Jesu, meine Freude BWV 358 to the text by Johann Franck. Everyone who has the skills of musical notation reading, and especially men, are very much awaited for this class for a mixed choir.

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An event of Dom Radio residency

Part I. Presentation of the book The Knots of Time. The Era of André Volkonsky. Memoirs, Letters, Research published in the St. Petersburg publishing house Jaromír Hladík Press, with the participation of Alexei Lubimov, Joseph Raiskin, Marianna Vysotskaya. The presentation will be hosted by Alexey Munipov.

Part II. A concert performed by the artists of the musicAeterna choir and guest musicians.

On the programme:

Chamber vocal music of the 16th century

Valentin Silvestrov
Three Waltzes with Postludium, Op. 3 (2005–2006). Dedication to André Volkonsky
Performed by Alexey Lubimov

Music by André Volkonsky:
Piano Quintet in D Minor, Op. 5 (1954–1955)
Musica Stricta (Fantasia Ricercata) for solo piano, Op. 11 (1956)
Was noch lebt… (“That which is still alive…”) for mezzo-soprano and string trio to the lyrics by Johannes Bobrowski (1985)
Psalm 148 “Praise the Lord from the heavens” for women’s choir, organ and timpani (1989)

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An event of Dom Radio residency

Blending film, analogue video and computer-generated graphics, crossing different formats and reinterpreting archives, Anya Tsirlina and Sid Yandovka create experimental art projects that elude exact definitions. The programme includes both new and early works, many of which have never been demonstrated on the big screen before.

An event of Dom Radio residency
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An event of Dom Radio residency

Iannis XENAKIS (1922-2001)
XAS (Russian Premiere, 1987)

Samir TIMAJCHI (*1992)
And again… (Premiere, 2022)

Ulrich KRIEGER (*1962)
silver seeds
flying in the yellow haze of the sun (Russian Premiere, 2008)

Brooks CLARKE (*1991)
The Persistence of Trees (Russian Premiere, 2021) for tenor saxophone

Pablo RUBINO LINDNER (*1986)
Diálogo triádico (Russian Premiere, 2018) for saxophone trio

Georg Friedrich HAAS (*1953)
Saxophone Quartet (Russian Premiere, 2014)

Performers:

Serafima Verkholat
Alexander Zakharenko
Viktor Pivovarov
Viktor Arkharov

An event of Dom Radio residency
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An event of Dom Radio residency

Andrea SCALMANA (*1997)
Dal capolinea (Premiere, 2022)

Hsin-Hua WANG (*1991)
Telegram Undersea (Russian Premiere, 2016)

Filippo LEPRE (*1995)
Dai processi alla poetica? (Russian Premiere, 2020)

Daiwei LU (*1996)
DAIWEI LU (Russian Premiere, 2020)

Andrzej OJCZENASZ (*1992)
Aurora (Russian Premiere, 2021)

Performers:

Gleb Khokhlov, violin
Vyacheslav Chirkunov, violin
Emil Salaridze, viola
Yulia Migunova, cello

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  • With an annual membership or a one-time donation, the Friends can support the orchestra in general, residencies, specific projects of musicAeterna, have access to international concerts and be invited to unforgettable events.
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