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International festival European concerts in St. Petersburg 25-28 October 2013 Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Festival “European concerts in Saint-Petersburg” develops one of the most priority trends of activity of the European Union of Musical Competitions for Youth (EMCY) - promoting of talented creative youth and strengthening of international relations between representatives of various musical cultures and performance schools. The concerts are performed every year in one of the European countries. The organizers of the concerts of the 2013 in Saint-Petersburg are Committee for Culture  - the organizer of International Youth Competition named after E.A. Mravinsky and Saint-Petersburg School of Arts for Children 4 -  the organizer of International competition of young pianists “ A step towards mastery”.

The young musicians - the winners of national and international competitions from Russia, Germany, Venezuela are invited to participate in the three concerts. The performers will have an opportunity to appear in the concert at one of the best halls in Europe  - the Grand Hall of Saint-Petersburg State Philarmonic Hall named after D.D. Shostakovich, accompanied by the State Hermitage Orchestra. The concerts will also be held at the Concert Hall of Saint-Petersburg School of Arts for children named after E.A. Mravinsky. The upcoming event will be opened with a solo concert of festival’s special guest, world-famous musician, international contests laureate Martti Rousi, cello (Finland).

Festival “European concerts in Saint-Petersburg” will become noticeable part of rich musical life of the city, and bright and unforgettable page of biography of young and talented musicians, and of course a valuable contribution in international cultural cooperation.

Calendar of the festival

Martti Rousi (Finland)


Festival's participants


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