Summer music festivals in Moscow
21.06.2014 – 04.09.2014
Each of the estates is not so far from the city centre. You can easily get there by metro. We recommend you to come to the concert a bit earlier, admire the architecture, walk around the park and listen to great music. Your Moscow tour guide can tell you the history of each place.
Music festivals in Kuskovo
In the 18th century Kuskovo was the summer residence of the Sheremetevs family. It was one of the first great summer country estates of the Russian nobility, it was piopular for receptions, celebration and other festivities. Today more than 20 unique monuments of architecture have survived in Kuskovo including the summer palace, Dutch House, an Italian House, a Grotto. The estate also features the only in Moscow regular French park with Russian and Italian sculptures.
During the sunmmer time Kuskovo palace welcomes everyone who loves classic music. You can have a chance to attend the festival of Organ music which lasts until Aug 23. You can find the description of each concert on the official website of the museum (in
July: Wed Jully 2, 7 pm; Sat July 5, 5 pm; Wed July 9, 7 pm; Sat July 12, 5 pm; Wed July 16, 7 pm; Sat. July 26, 5 pm; Sat July 19, 5 pm; Wed July 23, 7 pm
August: Sat Aug 2, 5 pm; Wed Aug 6 7 pm; Sat Aug 9, 5 pm; Sun Aug 10, 5 pm; Wed Aug 13, 7 pm; Sat Aug 16, 5 pm; Wed Aug 20, 7 pm; Sat Aug 16, 5 pm; Sat Aug 23, 5 pm
Another music festival in Kuskovo is called ‘Classic music in Kuskovo’, which features baroque, romantic and contemporary music played by the Russian chamber ensembles. The festival runs until September 4. The dates of concerts are :
July: Sun July 6, 5 pm; Thu July 10, 7.30 pm; Thu July 17, 7.30 pm; Sun July 20, 5 pm; Thu July 24, 7.30 pm; SunJly 27, 7.30 pm; Thu July 31 7.30 pm
August: Sun Aug 3, 5 pm; Thu Aug 7, 7.30 pm; Sun Aug 10, 5 pm; Thu Aug14, 7.30 pm; Sun Aug 17, 5 pm; Sun Aug 24, 5 pm; Thu Aug 28, 7.30 pm
September: Thu Sep 4, 7.30 pm
You can easily include the visit to Kuskovo in your Moscow tour itinerary.
Music festival in Tsaritsino.
Tsaritsino is a landscape park and an impressive royal residence of the 18th century. It was constructed between 1775 and 1796. Tsaritsino means “Tsarina’s” (“Queen’s”). The unique architectural complex was designed for Catherine the Great.
This summer Tsaritsino hosts the festival called “Summer romance 2014”. You can learn about the festival on the
Festivals in Kolomenskoye
The former summer residence of the Russian tsars is one of the most picturesque sites in Moscow. Here you can see a unique ensemble of Old Russian architecture. Kolomenskoye is also one of the most ancient places in Moscow. Archaeologists discovered that people lived here long before Moscow was founded, the remains of settlements in Kolomenskoye date V-III millennium B.C.
This summer Kolomenskoye featurers the Summer in Kolomenskoye festival of brass band music. Every Saturday brass band music bands will play for you from 3-4 pm in front of the palace of Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich. See the
On July 10 at 6 pm the festival of Orthodox spiritual music will start in the Cathedral of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye. The church is probably one of the most amazing buildings in Moscow, it is UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. If you admire Russian Ortodox Spiritual music come to Kolomenskoye on the following dates. Tues July 15, 6 pm; Thu July 10, 6pm; Thu July 17, 6pm; Tues July 22, 6 pm; Thu July 24, 6pm; Thu July 31, 6pm; Tues July 29, 6 pm
Kolomenskoye is a must-see site to visit during your Moscow tour. Your Moscow guide can help you to get to the place.
Moscow Current Events
Moscow in miniature
Would you like to see the central part of the largest city model that will enter the Guinness Book of World Records? You have an excellent chance to do it till the end of 2015 in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNKh. We belive that an architecture model of Moscow (Moscow in miniature) performed at a scale of 1:400 is really worth seeing.
Russian Impressionism Museum
Art-buffs are welcome to visit the Russian Impressionism Museum, which opened its doors in Moscow on the 28th of May. The exhibition hall is located on the grounds of the former “Bolshevik” confectionery factory grounds.
Robostation in VDNH
If you are interested in everything connected with robots you should certainly attend one of the most curious interactive museum called Robostation, situated in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNH. Here visitors of all ages have a great chance to get acquainted with modern robots, take part in different activities, enjoy technopark, chemistry show and show of dancing robots.
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13.10.2018 — 14.10.2018
Moscow is behind us 1941. The military-historical festival
Did you know that Borodino Field was not only the location of the Battle of Borodino during Napoleoinic Wars but also the place of a severe clash between the Soviet and German forces in 1941? Join the festival of military reconstruction where the events of the WW II will come to life.
21.09.2018 — 25.09.2018
Moscow International Festival «Сircle of Light» 2018
Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light" is an annual event where light designers and experts in the field of audiovisual art from all over the world transform the architectural appearance of the Russian capital. For a few autumn days, Moscow will once again become a center of colorful large-scale video projections, fantastic multimedia shows with light, fire, lasers and fireworks. The entrance to all the festival venues is free.
24.08.2018 — 02.09.2018
Spasskaya Tower festival 2018
International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower" is an annual tremendous show in the heart of Russia - on Red Square. A breathtaking musical and theatrical performance combines different musical styles, parade defile of military orchestras, dance and show performances, unique light and pyrotechnic shows
10.08.2018 — 22.08.2018
Times and Epochs 2018
The annual festival "Times and Epochs" will be held in the capital from 10 to 22 August. Its main sites will be located on Tverskaya Square, Nikitsky, Passion and Tver Boulevards, in Kamergersky Lane and on Profsoyuznaya Street.
20.07.2018 — 05.08.2018
Inspiration Interrnational arts festival
From July 20 to August 5, 2018 VDNKh for the fourth time will host Inspiration Interrnational arts festival. Each year its program is dedicated to one genre or one important topic of art from recognized classics to amazing experiments. This year the theme of the festival is theater.
19.05.2018 — 20.05.2018
Mousem Night 2018
On the night from Saturday to Sunday 19 and 20 May the museums of Moscow will be open from six in the evening until midnight, and in some museums guests will be allowed to stay until the morning.