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27 May

Educational programme


Lectures entrance: free. Open rehearsals, art sessions and workshops: register beforehand.



June 2, 16:00

Art-centre “Commune”

Russian video art from the collection of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art and more
Speaker: Ekaterina Kuzmina, Senior assosiate of the Research Department of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA)

Free entrance

Despite its short history, Russian video-art has acquired special character. Its methods and means of expressiveness, the structure and language of the narrative have features that are largely determined in polemical relations with the “big cinema”. The collection of the museum allows us to discuss the work of several generations of Russian video artists, from the first spontaneous experiments in the 1990s to the large-scale film episodes of the new millennium.

June 2, 20:00

Art-centre “Commune”
“From Synthetic Adam to Synthetic Eve”. Lecture about director Dziga Vertov works
Speaker: Aleksander Deryabin, film critic,
cinema historian

Free entrance

Aleksander Deryabin graduated from the Script-film Department of the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK). He was a research fellow at the Russian State Archive of Cinema and Photo Documents (1994-2001), an editor and responsible editor of Kinovedcheskie Zapiski (“Film Expert's Notes”) journal (2000-2004), a research fellow of the current film process studying sector at the Research Institute of Film Art. In 2004-2007, he was the editor of film production on NTV channel.

He is the compiler, the author of the introductory article, comments and the index of the book “Dziga Vertov. From the heritage: T. 1: Dramaturgical experiments”; one of the compilers and the responsible editor of the “Chronicle of Russian Cinema: 1863-1929” book. He was awarded the medal of the silent film festival in Pordenone (Italy).

June 4, 16:00

Exhibition Hall at Kirova, 8
Meyerhold and Golovin. A union of the director and artist
Speaker: Natalia Makerova, head of the
Vs. Meyerhold Apartment Museum.

Free entrance

The lecture is dedicated to the unique creative collaboration of Vsevolod Meyerhold and Aleksander Golovin and is timed to the 100th anniversary of the premiere of the “Masquerade” play based on Lermontov's drama (February 25, 1917 at the Alexandrinsky Theatre). This stage masterpiece, which survived its creators, combined all the directorial and scenographic achievements of the pre-revolutionary Russian theatre and settled many directions for the modern theatre.




June 4, 16:30

Philharmonic Hall
Open rehearsal of Vision String Quartet (Germany)

 June 7, 10:00

Philharmonic Hall
Clara-Jumi Kang's open rehearsal (violin, Germany) and the Voronezh Academic Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Vladimir Verbitsky

 June 8, 10:00

Philharmonic Hall
Giovanni Sollima’s open rehearsal (cello, Italy), Boris Andrianov (cello, Russia) and the Youth Symphony Orchestra of the Voronezh Concert Hall
Conductor Yuri Androsov


 June 2, 12:00

Voronezh State Academy of Arts
Art session with Anton Batagov, composer and pianist


 June 7, 09:30

Voronezh Special Music School (College)
Giovanni Sollima's workshop (cello, Italy)

June 7, 18:00
Voronezh Music College n.a. the Rostropovich
Boris Andrianov's workshop (cello, Russia)