AUSTRIAN CULTURAL SEASON IN RUSSIA IN 2013-14
General sponsors: Raiffeisenbank, Russian Machines
Dates: May 2013 — December 2014
Locations: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Murmansk, Ekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Magnitogorsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Perm, Samara, Sochi, Ufa, Volgograd, Vladivostok, Yaroslavl.
The Austrian Cultural Season is the richest and most extensive festival of Austrian culture ever to be held in Russia, with venues in 17 Russian cities over the period 2013-14.
The first major event of the season is a performance by Vienna’s most famous dramatic theatre, the Burgtheater. From May 31 to June 2 the play Harmonia Caelestis written by Peter Esterhazy and directed by David Marton is to be performed at the Chekhov Theatre Festival.
Also on the schedule:
New Austrian Cinema – A Retrospective of the History of Success; a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Austrian Library in St. Petersburg; the Vienna Musical Film Festival in Ekaterinburg and Sochi; Ars Electronica Animation Festival in Kaliningrad and Moscow; the exhibition "Cyber Art 2013" in Perm; Erwin Wurm solo show; a tour by the sound:frame electronic music festival; the famous silver treasures of the Esterhazy family at the Moscow Kremlin Museum; and much more.