Classics, romanticism and more at St. Petersburg Philharmonia 

  • April 9-10
  • St. Petersburg Philharmonia (Small and Grand halls)
  • 200-1,500 rubles

On Saturday, April 9, at 8 pm the Small Hall will host a chamber music concert to celebrate the anniversary of Mikhail Gantvarg, head of the Soloists of St. Petersburg orchestra. You will get the chance to hear pieces by Grieg, Beethoven, Haydn, and Tchaikovsky performed by virtuosos of the city’s music scene. Tickets can be found here

On Sunday, April 10, at 3 pm at the Small Hall, you will have the opportunity to discover or enjoy once again the music created by St. Petersburg composers Lyadov, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, and Sviridov. The pieces will be performed by the Choir of the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory and acclaimed pianists. Tickets can be found here

Finally, also on Sunday, at 8 pm at the Grand Hall, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and pianist Yuri Favorin will perform some of the best specimens of romantic music – Dvořák’s Symphony No.8 and BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1. Tickets can be found here

Everything Everywhere All at Once at Rodina cinema

This weekend Rodina is screening Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022), a fantasy film about Evelyn, a woman who finds herself entangled in the multiverse and lives all of her possible lives at once. Go here for tickets. 

Also on screen is Mothering Sunday (2021), a romantic drama and an adaptation of the eponymous novel. Having premiered at Cannes, this film tells the story of a young maid in love with a wealthy man. Go here for tickets. 

And if you want to look at life through the eyes of a teenager in 70s Los Angeles, then Licorice Pizza (2021) is the choice to make. Is it a coming of age story or another homage to the golden age of Hollywood? Or is it both? That’s your chance to find out. Go here for tickets. 

All films are screened in English with Russian subtitles.

Oasis 2.0 at Sevkabel

The view at Sevkabel Port. Credit: Mary Ray (@mary_ray) on Unsplash

The view at Sevkabel Port. Credit: Mary Ray (@mary_ray) on Unsplash

  • April 1-30, 11 am - 8 pm daily
  • Sevkabel Port
  • 200 rubles on weekdays, 300 rubles on weekends

Oasis 2.0 is a land art exhibition pondering on the meaning of peace and silence in the era of information. There, you will get to truly set your mind still and maybe even do a very short, digital detox. This Saturday evening, the place will host a meditation DJ set for all visitors that is meant to help you put your phone down and unwind after a busy week. If you are craving some digital silence, this is the place for you.

Robotic Jazz Performance

Have you ever seen industrial robots dancing to live music? Good news, this weekend is your chance to enjoy such a sight. This concert is organized by the Creonomyca cluster and Artefice Gallery and marks the hundredth anniversary of jazz in Russia. Apart from jazz and robots, the stars of the show, you will also witness a light show, special visual effects, and a robotic performance. That’s definitely a sight to see for every fan of both music and robotics!