On October, 15-23, 2016 the Moscow Central House of artists with the support of the Ministry of culture hosts the 41st Antiquarian salon. The autumn salon has been eagerly awaited by the vintage luxury consumers, collectors and dealers of trading in antiques. Moreover, those people who are not going to buy valuable old things, can come here and get acquainted with the exhibits, as they often resemble a Museum exposition.
Today, Anna Netrebko debuts at the Bolshoi theatre together with her husband Yusif Eyvazov. She will take part in the premiere of "Manon Lescaut" staged by Adolf Shapiro on October, 16-23, 2016. The opera was written by G. Puccini.
Giacomo Puccini is an Italian composer, who lived in 1858-1924. He was born in a family of musicians. He studied to play on organ under his father, the creator of the music school in Lucca. He also studied at the Milan conservatory. A woman sacrifice for love is in the center of the operas by Puccini. The main means of musical expression is a melody based on the Italian folk songs. “Manon Lescaut” was created in 1893 on the basis of a novel by abbot Prévost.
At the pre-premiere press conference Netrebko said that, in her opinion, the opera is "very strong, dramatic". She added that the last scene of the production has left an especially strong impression on her. The opera artist also noted that the production was very suitable for acting process.
11 Oct 2016 – 10 Jan 2017 in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Art in Moscow exhibition of "small Dutch" painting (Holland XVII century) is held. Works on household items is combined with arts and crafts of the era. The exhibition is held in the framework of the agreement with VTB Bank about General sponsorship. The full name of the exhibition is "the Art of living. The interior of the burgher houses in Holland heyday"
Tourists from people's Republic of China (PRC), which got the opportunity to travel to Russia without visas in the framework of cooperation between Russia and China, choose our country as a place of cultural recreation more often. According to the Tourist Association "World without borders", for the first 9 months of 2016, Moscow and St.-Petersburg were visited by about 320 thousand tourists (+20% compared to the same period in 2015). The average duration of stay of China in the capital cities is 3 days. Among the Moscow attractions the most visited sites for Chinese guests are the Kremlin, the Lenin Mausoleum, the Park Kolomenskoye, Novodevichy convent, Arbat and exhibition center.
Tourist Association "World without borders" is a national scale Association of more than 170 companies in the sphere of Russian-Chinese tourism, with international representatives in China and Hong Kong. It was formed in 2002 for the promotion of Russian national tourist product on the international market and development of Russian-Chinese tourism.
In an interview with cultural and political magazine "E Vesti" Svetlana Pyatikhatka, Executive Director of the Tourist Association "World without borders", told about the peculiarities of the Chinese holiday in Russia.
We are witnessing today the stunning intensity of international cultural exchange. Cross years of culture and tourism are rapidly increasing geography: France, Greece, Slovenia, China ... Cultural diplomacy flourished in all its glory, crisis and political battles it is not a hindrance.
Theaters - one of the brightest, the plenipotentiary diplomatic missions of cultural exchange. How feel the largest Russian theaters today in this role (official rating of theaters in 2016 at the end of the article)?
According to the estimates of Forbes magazine, one of the largest car dealer holdings of Russia, group «AutoSpecCenter" lost in revenue 2.5% in 2016. Thus, according to the Association of European businesses, sales of new cars and LCVs in the Russian car market decreased by 15% in January-August 2016 comparing to the same period in 2015. The other ТОР200-automotive companies are less successful – their profits have fallen by 8.9%-32.1% ("Major Auto" -8.9%, "Rolf" -13%, "Avilon" -14.5%, "Genser" -28.7%, "Avtomir" -32.1%).
Clothing style art deco from the collection of the Costume Institute of Kyoto and jewelry houses Cartier and van Cleef and Arpels will be available for overview by the visitors of the Moscow Kremlin Museums from September 30, 2016 January 11, 2017. The exhibition is held in the hall of the Assumption belfry and one-pillar chamber of the Patriarch's Palace. Its full title is "the Elegance and glamour of art Deco. The costume Institute of Kyoto, the jewelry house Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels".
On September 27 – January 08, 2016 at Poushkine Fine Art Museum in Moscow exhibition of curious French painter Albert Marquet. He is amaizing because he discovers us one more, relatively uknown segment of great french painting of XIX-XX centuries.
Exhibition of Giovanni Battista Piranesi is held in the Museum of Fine arts of A. S. Pushkin on 20 Sep 2016 – 13 November 2016. Piranesi was an Italian man of culture, whose activities are multifaceted in nature (engraver, draughtsman, architect, vedutista, designer, academic researcher).
This Moscow exhibition covers all aspects of Piranesi. It is a part of a demonstration in Russia of the great Italian art at the initiative of the Embassy of Italy in Russia and under the sponsorship of VTB Bank.
From 13 September to 11 December 2016 at the Pushkin Museum works of Raphael will be shown. Exhibition of the great Italian painter will be held in Russia for the first time. Pictorial and graphic works will be represented there, including "self-Portrait" (1506) from the Gallery of statues and paintings paired portraits of Agnolo Doni and his wife Maddalena (1506) and "Madonna of Granduca" (1505) of the Palatine gallery (part of the complex of the Uffizi).
In Moscow, at the Tretyakov gallery on Krymsky Val, the exhibition of Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) is held. It opened on 29 July 2016, exactly 1 year to the 200 anniversary from the birthday of the artist, and runs until 20 November 2016. A month later, on 24 December 2016, it will be opened in the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.
We know sea of Aivazovsky – it was he who approved the seascape genre in Russian art. The sea was his inspiration and specialization, it has become a means of expression of the artist throughout his life. At the same time, Aivazovsky didn't write the sea "from nature". "Storm, which I've seen at the coast of Italy, in my painting can be carried on any area of the Crimea and the Caucasus," he said.