In November, in Moscow, Cirque du Soleil will show the first ice show in its history, an exhibition of the genius of fashion photography Miles Aldridge will open and the unique Young Old festival will be held. In addition, in the last month of autumn, the legends of the Finnish rock The Rasmus will perform in the capital, Rondo will celebrate its 35th anniversary, the Alisa group will present a new album, and the world music legend Jivan Gasparyan will appear on the Zaryadye stage.
Miles Aldridge. Taste of color
One of the main events of the autumn exhibition season in Moscow will be the exposition of the British fashion photographer Miles Aldridge at the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography. The works of the king of color, as he is called all over the world, will be exhibited in the capital for the first time. Aldridge's photographs are part of the collections of such major reputable museums as the International Center for Photography (ICP) in New York, the National Portrait Gallery in London, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the British Museum and others. He has authored the covers of iconic glossy magazines many times: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, Numéro, GQ, The New Yorker and The New York Times. Miles has a specific approach to work and the creative process: he begins all his sessions with a series of drawings and Polaroid photographs, the ideas of which are then brought to life.
Where: Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography
When: November 21, 2019 - February 23, 2020
Age limit: 18+
CRYSTAL show by Cirque du Soleil
On November 22, the CRYSTAL tour from Cirque du Soleil will begin in Russia, in which the company, for the first time in its history, brought the world of its fantasies onto the ice. With CRYSTAL, Cirque du Soleil has brought the highest standards of acrobatic performance to hitherto unknown territory. In the production, synchronized figure skating, freestyle and extreme figure skating go hand in hand with circus disciplines - air belts, trapeze and ground acrobatics. The production includes an international troupe of figure skaters, extreme skaters, freestylers, acrobats and musicians from 11 countries. The team of creators includes show directors Shena Carroll (Drama Desk nominee, choreographer of the Cirque du Soleil special performance at the 2012 Academy Awards) and Sebastian Soldevilla (director of the first part of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sochi); the senior choreographer, who choreographed the numbers with the participation of figure skaters, was the four-time Canadian and world champion in men's singles skating Kurt Browning; choreographed by Benjamin Agosto, five-time US ice dancing champion and 2006 Olympic silver medalist, and many others.
Where: DS "Luzhniki"
When: from November 22 to December 8
Price: from 2000 to 7000 rubles.
Age limit: 0+
Immersive Mystic Universe Exhibition
A new immersive exhibition will open in Moscow on November 2, which, like a time machine, will be able to send you to the most ancient monuments of architecture and history. Artists Julius Horstuis, Luminokaya lab and Igor Baranko will present to the public a collection of fantastic works and fractal animation in 360 format. Guests will be able to see a huge 24-meter panoramic screen and three large-scale spherical multimedia domes with 3D stereofilms broadcast. Everyone will be able to take pictures for memory in specially equipped interactive areas. In addition, the exhibition will feature exciting quests with mirrored rooms, MICRODOSE VR playgrounds, as well as fractal worlds recreated by visionary artists, in one of which you can find a realistic imitation of the ancient Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia.
Where: Artplay Center for Design and Contemporary Art
When: from November 2 to May 31, 2020
Price: from 900 rubles
Age limit: 6+
"Alice" will present a new album
The long-awaited new album of the group "Alisa" "Posolon" can be appreciated at the big concert of the group on November 16 at the Adrenaline Stadium. The record was recorded with funds raised through a crowdfunding action. And now the new songs of the group on vinyl or CD will be received only by those fans of the work of Konstantin Kinchev who made a donation. In free sale "Posolon" on such media will not appear, which means it is already a rarity. But it will soon be possible to find fresh songs of "Alice" from this disc on many digital resources. As a result of the action, the musicians managed to collect more than 17 million rubles. The band announced that a limited number of the band's fans will be able to attend the soundcheck before the Moscow concert.
Where: Adrenaline Stadium
When: November 16
Price: from 2500 to 15000 rubles
Age limit: 16+
Festival about architecture of human relations CLOSER
On November 29, Moscow Urban Fest will hold a unique event about the architecture of human relations in the city - the festival "CLOSER". The main theme is loneliness in the city and the search for answers to the questions: does the loneliness of its inhabitants grow with the size of the city? do city dwellers need dating infrastructure? how is dating today? how and why do we interact with people in public spaces? The festival will include lectures by culturologist Peter Jones, head of the project "Moscow through the eyes of an engineer" Airat Bagautdinov, author of the book "147 Dates. How I was looking for a mate and what came of it”by Radmila Khakova. Participants will be offered to take part in an experimental social game in the slow-dating format: for this they will need to choose an interesting interlocutor in the application, answer a couple of questions about themselves and add a photo. In the networking zone at the festival site, guests will be able to meet with the person they have chosen, go through a mutual questioning of questions drawn up by psychologist Arthur Aron. The program will end with a playback performance.
Where: Space "Collective" (3 minutes from metro Kropotkinskaya, Bolshoi Znamenskiy per., 2s30).
When: November 29 from 17:00
Price: free admission by prior registration:
Age limit: 18+
Jivan Gasparyan in Zaryadye
The greatest duduk virtuoso, who made this instrument famous all over the world, Jivan Gasparyan will give a big concert on November 8 in Moscow at the Zaryadye Concert Hall. The famous musician will enter the stage with his grandson Jivan Gasparyan Jr., who learned to play the duduk from his outstanding grandfather. 91-year-old Gasparyan conquered not only mere mortals with his creativity, but also outstanding artists. He made a lasting impression on Enio Morricone, Martin Scorsese, John F. Kennedy and Elizabeth II. And his duduk solo sounds in the legendary Hollywood film "Gladiator". Gasparyan goes on tour all over the world, and his concerts gather sold-out halls at the best cultural venues.
Where: Zaryadye Concert Hall
When: November 8
Price: from 1400 to 3900 rubles
Age limit: 6+
Svetlana Zakharova's program MODANSE
The premiere screenings of Svetlana Zakharova's MODANSE program will take place on November 26 and 27 on the Historical Stage of the Bolshoi Theater. The program consists of two one-act ballets - "Like Breath" and "Gabrielle CHANEL". The organizer of the evening is the production company MuzArt. The first ballet of the program, Like Breath, is the work of the Italian choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti. The musical basis of the performance was formed by various works by Georg Friedrich Handel, while the Baroque era is present not only in ballet music, but also in dance choreography, which is emphasized by stylish and daring costumes. The second part will feature the world premiere of Gabrielle CHANEL. Choreographer Yuri Possokhov and composer Ilya Demutsky have created a vivid saga about the life and work of the fashion queen Coco Chanel. Alexey Frandetti became the director and author of the libretto. The performances will be accompanied by the Bolshoi Theater Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pavel Klinichev.
Where: Bolshoi Theater, Historical Stage
When: November 26 and 27
Price: from 500 to 30,000 rubles
Age limit: 12+
Luka Shulich with orchestra
Croatian cellist, member of the famous duet 2Cellos Luka Shulich will come to Moscow with a concert. On November 7, at the Moscow International House of Music, he, together with a string orchestra, will perform Vivaldi's Four Seasons, famous classical pieces by Haydn, Puccini, Monti and other composers. Shulich began studying music at the age of five, at the age of 15 he entered the Zagreb Academy of Music and became the youngest student in the history of this institution. The musician has collaborated with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Chamber and Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and toured Europe, the USA, South America and Japan. Luca gained popularity after the extraordinary success of a cover of Michael Jackson's hit Smooth Criminal performed by the duo 2Cellos. This video has amassed over 7 million views in the first two weeks after being posted to YouTube.
Where: Moscow International House of Music, Svetlanov Hall
When: November 7, 20:00
Price: from 3000 to 8000 rubles
Age limit: 6+
Mgzavrebi in Moscow
The main Georgian dreamers and romantics will come to Moscow with their only autumn concert, which will take place on November 21 at the 1930 MOSCOW club. They will introduce the metropolitan audience with their new album GEO. The band's fresh songs still remain sincere, light and give a feeling of all-embracing love and the warmth of the bright sun. The compositions from the new disc are performed in Georgian, but in order to understand what they are about, there is no need to know this language. After all, Mgzavrebi is a group that revealed the secret and learned to metaphysically hug each spectator at their concerts.
Where: 1930 MOSCOW
When: November 21, 20.00
Price: 2500-10 000 rubles
Age limit: 16+
Musical solo performance "So spoke Bogomolov …"
The creative tandem of one of the most provocative directors, writer and poet Konstantin Bogomolov and one of the brightest artists of the modern stage Igor Mirkurbanov began in 2013 on the historical stage of the Moscow Art Theater in the play Ideal Husband. Comedy". This was followed by no less loud "Karamazovs", "Musketeers. Saga. Part One”,“Aifak. Tragedy”,“Telluria”and others. For his work in Bogomolov's play The Karamazovs, Mirkubanov received the Golden Mask in the Male Role nomination. The performance-concert "So Spoke Bogomolov …" was discussed and thought over for several years. It is based on the author's tests of Bogomolov performed by Mirkurbanov and the original arrangements of the Red Square Band orchestra, which has a unique sound, the musicians use a large arsenal of electronic, acoustic and ethnic instruments.
Where: Moscow International House of Music, Chamber Hall
When: November 8, 19.00
Price: 1200-6500 rubles
Age limit: 16+
The Rasmus Celebrates 15 Years Of Dead Letters Album At Adrenaline Stadium
One of the most successful Finnish bands, The Rasmus, embarked on an anniversary European tour, timed to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the release of the iconic record Dead Letters. It was this album that became fateful for the team. The song In the Shadows, which was included in it, became a world-famous hit and brought fame and fame all over the world to the four members of The Rasmus Lauri Yulönen, Pauli Rantasalmi, Aki Hakala and Eero Heinonen. As part of the anniversary tour, the musicians will come to Moscow, where they will give their only concert. They will perform all the songs from the Dead Letters LP. Not without the eternal hit In the Shadows. In addition, this evening at the Adrenaline Stadium some of the songs from this album will be played for the first time.
Where: Adrenaline Stadium
When: November 1
Price: from 2500 to 10000 rubles
Age limit 12+
Festival of actual classics "Re: Formers"
The II International Festival of Contemporary Classics “re: Formers” will be held from November 1 to December 5, 2019 at the best concert venues in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Within the framework of the festival, a series of concerts, performances and master classes will be held, which will once again demonstrate all the diversity and unique forms of performance of modern and classical music. The main theme of the 2019 Re: Formers festival is the combination of music and other arts, including literature and painting. The Re: Formers Fest will be opened by the real legend of the avant-garde piano American Margaret Leng Tan. One of the departments in her program will be devoted to works for toy piano: she was the first in the world to bring this instrument to the big stage. A joint performance in Zaryadye by two famous women - pianist Polina Osetinskaya and writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya - will show how sound and word can be combined in one space of a concert hall. Other outstanding Russian and foreign musicians will also take part in the concerts of the festival: Serbian percussionist Nebojsa Zhivkovic, violinists Boris Brovtsyn, Elena Revich and Nadezhda Artamonova, singer Maria Ostroukhova, Croatian saxophonist Gordan Tudor, violist Sergei Poltavsky, Vitaly Vatulya (Maria Saksov) (piano) and many others, as well as the chamber orchestra "Musica Viva" conducted by A. Rudin.
Where: Moscow, St. Petersburg
When: from November 1 to December 5
Price: from 500 rubles.
Age limit: 6+
Group "Rondo" will give a big concert
Group "Rondo" celebrates its anniversary - the team turns 35 years old. In this regard, in Moscow on November 28, at the Crocus City Hall, the musicians will play a large concert with spectacular scenography using modern multimedia technologies. The undisputed leader of the group, Alexander Ivanov, will perform many hits: "The pale bartender", "I will remember", "God, what a trifle!", "Moscow autumn" and other songs of "Rondo". This evening their star friends will come to congratulate the musicians. Leonid Agutin, Vladimir Presnyakov, EMIN, Alexander Marshal, A'Studio, Trofim, Valery Syutkin, Gorod 312 and other celebrities will sing a duet with Alexander Ivanov. Over the years of its existence, the collective has visited the whole world on tour: only in Alaska the group has performed 10 times!
Where: Crocus City Hall
When: November 28, 20:00
Price: 1600-10,000 rubles
Age limit: 6+
Exhibition "Neglinnaya, I love you"
On November 1, the Neglinnaya Gallery shopping center and the Gilyarovsky Center (Museum of Moscow) will host the Neglinnaya, I love you book and exhibition project, dedicated to the past, present and future of a unique historical corner of Moscow - the Neglinnaya district and the underground river flowing from Maryina groves to the Kremlin. The exhibition was based on photographs taken and collected for the book, on which a group of specialists from the Russian Historical Society, as well as Moscow scholar Alexei Dedushkin and photographer Dmitry Zverev, worked for two years. They depict the facades and interiors of various buildings, as well as fragments of their history (you can listen by taking an audio guide). An extensive event program has been prepared especially for the photo exhibition at the Gilyarovsky Center. Visitors are waiting for: the intensive "Super-guide" on the history and modernity of Neglinnaya with guides and researchers of the Museum of Moscow (November 9), walking tours "History of Neglinnaya" and the Laboratory of urban storytelling "Staying for the Winter".
Where: Gilyarovsky Center, Neglinnaya Gallery shopping center
When: from November 1 to November 17
Price: free admission
Age limit: 0+