About the project
«Gnesin Contemporary Music Week» is a youth contemporary music lab. It is held in Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow since 2018. The project includes a program of different events for young musicians who perform contemporary music.
There are different formats in Gnesin Week project:
- Workshops about contemporary performing techniques;
- Lectures focusing on relevant issues;
- Practical master classes with leading Russian composers and musicians;
- Concert performances.
The main event of the progect is a «Gnesin Contemporary Music Week» festival, which usually takes place in autumn every year.
In the course of the project ensemble «Reheard» was formed . The ensemble includes musicians from the leading music universities of Moscow. «Reheard» performs significant pieces of XXth century as well as new compositions of contemporary composers. Some of them were premiered in Russia.