An International Scientific Conference “The Heritage of the Russian Seasons (Les Saisons Russes). XXI century or Ballets Russes Version 2.0»

18/11/2019
Museum of Theatre and Music
An International Scientific Conference “The Heritage of the Russian Seasons (Les Saisons Russes). XXI century or Ballets Russes Version 2.0»

The 10th anniversary International Festival of Arts in St Petersburg Diaghilev. P.S. invites you to take part in An International Scientific Conference “The Heritage of the Russian Seasons (Les Saisons Russes). XXI century or Ballets Russes Version 2.0». The conference is dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the “Russian Seasons”, which will be held on November 17-18, 2019 at the St Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music.

For 20 years, the “Russian Seasons” had been one of the brightest phenomena of the world culture, which embodied the syncretic, always looking for new forms spirit of the art of the first third of the 20th century. We invite researchers to pay attention to the second decade of the “Russian Seasons”, when the artistic policy of impresario strives for experiment, looking for new names and phenomena, for an avant-garde vision, which allowed many stars to be born and laid the foundation for the development of modern ballet.

Art critics of different specializations, ballet historians, theater critics, historians, cultural scientists, archivists and museum / choreography / ballet schools practitioners are invited to participate.

We offer the following topics for your reports:

– “Russian Seasons” – from the acquaintance of Europe with Russia to the discovery of modernist Europe;

– Works of Leonid Myasin (Massine), George Balanchine, Bronislava Nijinska;

– Ballet decoration, collaboration with avant-garde artists

– “Russian Seasons” as a space for a “new music” searching;

– The influence of the “Ballets Russes” on the formation of national ballet companies in different countries all over the world

– The influence of the “Ballets Russes” on the development of choreographic thought in the XX-XXI centuries on the modern author’s versions of the “Russian Seasons” repertoire example.

 

Conference languages: Russian, English.

Simultaneous translation specialists will work at the conference.

Abstracts of reports will be published in the annual festival booklet.

The modalities of participation in the International Scientific Conference “The Heritage of the Russian Seasons (Les Saisons Russes). XXI century or Ballets Russes Version 2.0”.

A letter with an application (application form below) and brief abstracts of the report should be sent to the conference coordinator Maria Melnikova on the e-mail address mariam@cosmos-dmc.ru

Abstracts of the reports are provided in Russian and / or English. The volume of text is up to 500 characters.

If the content of the abstracts does not correspond to the stated topics, the organizers reserve the right to reject the application

Time limit for the report – 20 minutes

Deadline for application and abstracts: September 25, 2019

Participants will be informed about the approval of the application by e-mail

Text format: Word 97/2003/2007 file in * .doc or * .rtf format: spacing 1.5, size 14, font “Times New Roman”.

The organizers provide hotel accommodation (3 nights) for the participants of the Conference