Yuri Grymov: Politicians should go to the theatre

Yuri Grymov: Politicians should go to the theatre “Today, the theatre is a territory of absolute freedom,” said 54-year-old Yuri GRYMOV, famous Russian theatre and film director and the artistic director of the Modern Theatre, in an interview with Sergo Kukhianidze, Editor-in-Chief of Capital Ideas.   Mr. Grymov, your affinity for Russian classics is well known.…

Why does Moscow appeal to foreign artists?

Why does Moscow appeal to foreign artists? Today, Moscow not only has large state museums, but also many private galleries that exhibit and sell paintings by contemporary artists. One of them is Askeri Gallery, which is located in the center of Moscow, on Povarskaya Street. Its owner, Polina Askeri-Belotserkovskaya, works with both Russian and foreign…

How much is the fish?

How much is the fish? Scooter, Nazareth, and Limp Bizkit will entertain Moscow in the upcoming winter and spring seasons   But these aren’t the only legendary bands coming to the capital. As usual, many opera and pop music stars will pay a visit to Moscow as well. One of the most anticipated concerts is…

Time to break records: shooting stars in autumn

Time to break records: shooting stars in autumn This fall promises to set a new record in terms of the number of big international stars coming to Moscow for concerts. It’s an especially pleasant surprise for their fans in the city.   Several international stars will be performing at Crocus City Hall this October. The…

To the park, everyone!

To the park, everyone! This summer promises to break every record in the book in terms of the number of concerts, festivals, and other cultural events in the city’s parks.   Have you noticed how much more beautiful Moscow has become in the past few years? How the streets, avenues, and squares have changed? Or…

The main exhibitions of 2019

The main exhibitions of 2019 Here’s an overview of the most interesting exhibitions at the museums in Moscow. Edvard Munch’s famous “The Scream” and a retrospective Vasily Polenov exhibition, Flemish paintings and masterpieces by the German artist and choreographer Oskar Schlemmer, treasures from China’s Forbidden City, and a Louis Vuitton collection – all of these are must-sees in…

Why Nick Cave likes coming to Russia

Why Nick Cave likes coming to Russia Those who think football is the only big thing happening in Moscow this year are mistaken. International ballet stars, Roger Waters, Richard Clayderman, David Guetta, and Nick Cave are all going to be performing in the Russian capital in 2018!   The most important event of this summer…