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How did philosophy and religion meet in Byzantium? How did ancient ideas about beauty and virtue flow into Christian ethics? And how did Socratic “trolling” become the ground for heresies? A new video on the musicAeterna digital platform features a lecture on “meetings at highest level” in the intellectual life of the Eastern Roman Empire, […]
Rex Tremendae by Alexey Retinsky for voice, piano, cello, electric guitar and percussion. In this work, the resident of Dom Radio reinterprets the requiem: in contrast to the austerely lapidary compositions by Mozart and Verdi, addressed to God on behalf of all mankind, he builds an intimate monologue of the soul. Retinsky works with a […]
How do words and music meet in the works of Paul Celan? What do modern readers and artists find in the strikingly complex and succinct texts born at the cutting edge of the 20th century tragedies? These and other topics are covered in a talk of the composer and Dom Radio resident Alexey Retinsky with […]
The film will be available from 2 p.m. on May 31, 2020. In 2020, the world was set to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th anniversary. The Beethoven Festival in Bonn was supposed to be the highlight of the year for musicAeterna. There, under the batons of Teodor Currentzis and Giovanni Antonini, the ensemble would perform […]
Today we published the recording of a round table discussion featuring four musicians on the musicAeterna digital platform. The meeting had happened at Dom Radio in February 2020. Teodor Currentzis, Alexey Retinsky, Leonid Desyatnikov and Nikolay Komyagin talked and pondered on art, its perception and creation. The discussion marked the beginning of composer Alexey Retinsky’s […]
We are in a unique state of communication: in isolation. Our city of Saint Petersburg has always known something we haven’t. That silence brings us closer, that solitude unites us. Now, all other cities have gained this knowledge and turned alike. Something we have always evaded – taking a sincere look at our lives and […]