The International Festival «European concerts in Saint-Petersburg»


EMCY together with Mravinsky International Competition for Youth and with the support of the Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg is presenting you a new project. From 17th to 20th November the International Festival «European concerts in Saint-Petersburg» will take place in Saint-Petersburg. The festival is held in Saint Petersburg since 2009 and the main purpose is to present artistic and creative potential of young talented musicians from Russia and different European countries to the public.

The Festival «European concerts in Saint-Petersburg» is a great opportunity for the young musicians who have already established themselves in certain competitions and projects to demonstrate their creative growth.

Among the participants of the festival «European concerts in Saint-Petersburg» 3 EMCY prize winners will perform at the final concert:  the prize winner in Prémio Jovens Musicos, Strahinja Pavlović (clarinet, Serbia), who won the Grand Prix at the International Competition for Young Musicians ‘Ohrid Pearls’ and Stefan Iliev (trumpet, Macedonia), winner of Competition of the United Music and Dance Teachers of Macedonia

At the concert are also invited to perform the laureates of the X Mravinsky International Competition for Youth: Leonardo Chiodo (cello, Finland, Marina Beschastnykh and Dmitry Stopichev (violin, Saint-Petersburg) and the laureates of the XI International Competition for Young Pianists ‘A Step Towards Mastery’: Piotr Pawlak (Poland) and Simon Burki (Switzerland)

The concerts will be held in the concert halls of St. Petersburg School of Arts for children named after E.A Mravinsky and St.Petersburg School of Arts for children, Frunzenskiy District. The final concert will take place in the Grand Philharmonic Hall of St. Petersburg named after D.D.Shostakovich, where the participants will perform accompanied by the orchestra. The final concert of the festival will be available not only for the public of the Philharmonic Hall but also for the large Internet audience. Live broadcast will be held at



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