The exhibition “Saint Louis and the relics of Sainte-Chapelle” in the Moscow Kremlin Museums

© Avilov, Alexander/AGN “Moscow”

Masterpieces of Gothic art in the Kremlin

  • March 3 in the museums of the Moscow Kremlin opens the exhibition “Saint Louis and the relics of Sainte-Chapelle”. A key exhibit is the reliquary of the crown of Thorns provided the Notre Dame Cathedral, where a religious Shrine.
  • The exhibition will present samples of jewelry of Gothic art: the gospel with precious salary for worship in the Sainte-Chapelle, a Limoges enamel reliquary with image of St. Francis of Assisi and the crown-reliquary donated, according to legend, Louis the monastery of the Dominicans in liège.
  • Besides, to Moscow have brought the statue of Saint Louis from the collection of the Museum of Cluny, his daughter Isabella from the collegiate Church of Poissy, where he was baptized the king, as well as the image of the virgin and child in the Louvre .
  • All the exhibition contains 78 pieces that were taken from the Louvre and the National Museum of middle Ages (Cluny). Manuscripts and documents received from the National library and National archives of France, Limoges enamels from the Hermitage.

Concerts Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Dire Straits Experience

  • On March 3, the capital club Yotaspace and 4 March in St. Petersburg “Aurora” will be the British pop singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Her solo career began in 2001. Then Sophie released her single Murder on the Dancefloor, which has long been in the top of various charts. At the moment on account Ellis-Bextor for six Studio albums. In Russia, the singer will present the latest album called Familia, which was released last year.
  • The band The Dire Straits Experience, created by a member of the legendary British rock band Dire Straits saxophonist Chris white and guitarist and part time vocalist Terence Reis, will begin a world tour this year with a performance in the Russian capital. From the stage of the concert hall “Crocus city hall” on March 3, will feature songs Brothers in Arms, Money for Nothing, Sultans of Swing and other well-known hits. On March 4 the group will also perform in Ufa.

Exhibition of lacquered boxes and the exhibition of Egyptian mummies

  • March 3, at the Yekaterinburg fine arts Museum starts the exhibition “Russian lacquer miniature of the XIX–XX centuries”. The exhibition presents 200 works likernogo case factories Lukutin and Vishnyakov, the art of miniature painting centers, Fedoskino and Palekh, and Kholui and Mstera. The collection represents two stages of development of Russian lacquer miniatures: pre-revolutionary and Soviet.
  • On Friday in Stavropol state Museum-reserve opens the exhibition “the Egyptian mummy. At the origins of time.” Visitors will be able to see about a hundred items: exact replicas of mummies of pharaohs, priests, guards, masks, presented in various museums around the world, as well as ceramics and jewelry.

Marie-Nicole Lemieux and the festival “Abstractly”

  • March 3 in the Big concert hall named after Tchaikovsky will host a concert of famous canadian singer contralto, mezzo-soprano Marie-Nicole Lemieux. Accompanying her will be the Russian national orchestra under canadian conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni. The program is fully dedicated to the 225th anniversary of the famous Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini.
  • 4 March in Moscow on two stages Yotaspace will host a jubilee festival atmospheric electronic music “Abstractly”. Headlining the claimed well-known British artists Synkro and Vacant. Festival guests expect live performances, presentations releases, as well as the symbiosis of orchestra and electronics.

Siberian fashion market and exhibition of jazz photos

  • Siberian spring fashion market, dedicated to International women’s day, will be held in Krasnoyarsk on 4 and 5 March. More than 40 designers of Siberia from Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo will present a new collection of exclusive clothing and accessories. In addition, the professional advice of stylists, a lecture on how to open your own Studio, unusual master-class on how to organize the space of the wardrobe, to get rid of old stuff, and more.
  • This week at the State Museum and exhibition center “Rosfoto”, the personal exhibition of Alexander Smirnov. In 1987 he was named the best jazz photographer of the Soviet Union. His images capture the heroes of the Soviet and international music scene, many of whom became legends: Kenny ball, Igor Butman, Vladimir Volkov, Sergey Manukian, Alexey Kanunnikov, Vladimir Chekasin, Vladimir feyertag, Billy Taylor, Oleg Lundstrem, Elvina makarian, Sergey Kuryokhin, David Goloshchekin and others.

DDT “Olympic”

  • Rock band DDT will perform March 5 in Moscow sports complex “Olympic” with the program “History of sound”. The concert band will perform their best songs.
  • The program is divided into three parts, respectively three eras of DDT. The stage will feature such iconic songs as “Rain”, “don’t shoot!”, “Homeland,” “Born in the USSR”, “What is autumn” “It is” and others.