according to the organizers, the public will be able again after a long break, dive into the magical flow of live music, improvisation, masters of the stage will finally be unleashed.
this year the festival will be held in an unusual format and simple, to last three days, instead of the traditional jazz weekends in a month and a half. However, we will present eight programs, five concerts. Poster worthy, interesting, as in previous years. In connection with the pandemic coronavirus to the festival will not come from foreign artists. Emphasis is placed on the St. Petersburg musicians, who will be joined by renowned jazz musicians from Taganrog and Moscow, – said the artistic Director of the festival, jazz composer and pianist Andrey Kondakov.
Daytime and evening programs will present on the open stage of the Sheremetev garden Quartet Andrei Kondakov ensemble Cool Train Project, one of the oldest ensembles Easy Winners Andrew Provincial, whose repertoire of archaic jazz. And the Quartet of bassist and arranger Dmitry Semenishev. Two projects will be presented by composer, trombonist Anton boyar – Dizzy Dutch Duck and Big Band.
Composer, trumpeter Vyacheslav Gayvoronsky and pianist, flutist Roman Stolyar will perform a duet – especially for the festival, the musicians have prepared a program “to the memory of Clifford brown” (the title of one of the poems of Joseph Brodsky). Together with the musicians the author of the project “Brodsky Ad Libitum” Irina Chizhik talk about musical predilections of the poet.
July 19, in the final concert program of the famous Russian drummer, the artistic Director of the St. Petersburg label Rainy Days Sasha’s Car.
a Bright musical project Sasha Mashin Happy Synapse – the second work of musician as the leader of the ensemble, and his second release, released in 2020.
Because now it is necessary to observe severe restrictions in the garden should not be more than 100 spectators, will be organized the online broadcast, so that everyone could live to watch the performances of the participants. The Network has launched a 24-hour marathon trial live previous festivals.
the Director of the Museum of Anna Akhmatova in the fountain House Anna Sokolov said:
– it was very important to keep the tradition of holding in our garden live festival, which we started in 2015 in honor of the 75th anniversary of the birth of Joseph Brodsky. Visitors will be subject to the limitations provided by Rospotrebnadzor: the sitting one and a half meters, the use of masks. Hope this will not prevent the spectators to enjoy a lively, fun atmosphere of the holiday. For several years we have argued the significance, the relevance of the festival “Brodsky DRIVE”, we have partners. We were supported by the presidential grants – we have received funding for PR��doing the festival next year.
On stage Sheremetev garden will be closed to public access. Tickets at the Museum ticket office, they cost 400 rubles. And the broadcast of the festival can be viewed in the social networks and on the portal “Culture of Russia”.