We invite you to a lecture by the expert of Digital Opera Saint-Petersburg, Andrey Boyarintsev, «The Role of a Multimedia Artist in the World of Neural Networks»
As 2023 is coming to a close, we want to traditionally sum up the most important events of the year for Digital Opera Saint-Petersburg
The results of the first round of the qualifying stage have been compiled, with 32 teams advancing to the next phase
Yesterday, the VIII Russian National Opera Award «Onegin» took place on the stage of the Mariinsky Theatre!
Directly from the Samara Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, the performance was brought and showcased on one of the world's best stages as part of the Ninth International Cultural Forum — the Forum of United Cultures
The IX International Cultural Forum, known as the Forum of United Cultures, has commenced in St. Petersburg
The art director of Digital Opera, Sergey Novikov, along with 159 other prominent figures in contemporary Russian culture, are featured in a large-scale installation unveiled at the international exhibition «Russia» on November 4th in Moscow
The theme of the competition task: “Pushkin's Tales. Life is like a miracle". Applications are accepted on the festival website until September 30? 2023.
Yesterday, DigitalOpera team hosted a literary meeting at the apartment-museum of A. S. Pushkin.
Today, on the first day of summer, we open the pre-registration for participation in the fifth contest Digital Opera Performance 2023/24!
Annual international festival and contest of theatre digital scenography and directing for young media artists and multimedia directors, that combines opera with contemporary digital art
Unique platform for a community of theatre directors and video artists specializing in progressive forms of digitalization and experimental digital modeling of opera and drama productions
The festival is to demonstrate and popularize the usage of modern multimedia technologies in theatrical productions among specialized specialists, as well as to increase the audience’s interest in contemporary opera art.
The award is to encourage production directors, multimedia directors, production designers and video content designers to create theatrical productions of various directions in synthesis with digital technologies.
As well as to preserve, develop and popularize the cultural heritage, to encourage the aesthetic, spiritual growth of young people.
Digital Opera is always open for junior professionals, students and graduates who chose to study art and develop creative skills.
We offer educational programs in animation.
Virtual digital museum or exposition with multimedia elements integrated into the exhibition space.
In honor of the 225th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin, which will be widely celebrated in 2024, the theme of the next Digital Opera is Pushkin’s tales.
We invite media-artists and theatre multimedia directors to join us to create a spectacular modern performance dedicated to the work of one of the most famous poets of the world and the most valuable layer of Russian culture – tales.more
Премьера у Digital Opera и Самарского академического театра оперы и балета имени Д. Д. Шостаковича состоялась!
Опера «Мастер и Маргарита» Сергея Слонимского в постановке Юрия Александрова стала знаковым событием для всей российской культуры. Впервые в стране на сцене показано ее полномасштабное сценическое воплощение.
Над оперой работала творческая команда из самарских и петербургских мастеров, в числе которых и Digital Opera в лице арт-директора Сергея Новикова художника-постановщика спектакля и наших видеохудожников.
19 ноября на исторической сцене Мариинского театра в восьмой раз лучшие исполнители и лучшие премьеры предыдущего театрального сезона получили бронзовых Онегиных за значимые достижения в оперном искусстве.
Награждение лауреатов сопровождалось масштабным гала-концертом, в котором принимали участие Ферруччо Фурланетто, Мария Баракова, Инара Козловская, Игорь Головатенко, Иван Гынгазов и Хибла Герзмава.
Digital Opera Saint-Petersburg стала частью этого события — всё оформление и видео контент премии создан Digtal Opera.
Interuniversity marathon to create immersive multimedia installation “Lukomorye 2.0”, dedicated to the 225th anniversary of Alexander Pushkin.
The goal of the marathon is to help participants to improve professional competencies in the field of visual effects and to popularize Russian culture among young people.
Today, professional event industry lacks specialists which are able to quickly integrate into creative team, to effectively communicate with representatives of various creative and technical professions needed to create high-tech content.
Current educational programs mostly offer a limited skillset. While the modern theatre world is at the intersection of technology and art, it is important that young professionals learn how to create synthetic projects.
The theme of the IV International Digital Opera festival is “Peter the Great’s Paradise. The Flood”
In 2022, for the first time, a contest was held in two categories – multimedia scenography and multimedia directing.
The theme of the competition was revealed through twenty pieces of music – instrumental excerpts, opera arias, choral parts and recitations. About 200 applications were sent to take part in the competition, about 60 were selected for participation. The multimedia show took place on the stage of the Hermitage Theatre.more
On May 20 – June 9, 2022, at the XXXV Sobinov Music Festival “Milestones of Russian History”, which was dedicated to the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great, we presented a large-scale open-air show on the embankment in Saratov. The show was developed by the Digital Opera team – Sergey Novikov, Pavel Sorokin and Alexei Boriskin.
The project brought to life 5 paintings from the life of the emperor, combining multimedia technologies with the music of a symphony orchestra.
Moscow operetta theatre
The premiere took place on June 10 and 11, 2022.
The stage director is Honored Artist of Russia Tatyana Konstantinova. Artist: Sergey Novikov.
Saint-Petersburg theatre of musical comedy
The premiere took place on October 25, 2022.
Stage director: Nikolai Pokotylo. Production Designer: Sergey Novikov.
III Digital Opera festival has acquired international status in terms of participants
The theme of the contest was Shakespeare’s immortal work Romeo and Juliet. 120 applications were submitted and 49 teams were formed.
Each teams presented their projects during the qualifying round (pitching).more
23 teams and individual participants advanced to the final, which took place on the stage of the concert hall “Jaani Kirik” at the Church of St. John the Apostle in St. Petersburg.
The second Digital Opera festival was dedicated to the russian opera
Most of the events were held online due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The festival program included a series of seminars and master classes, online lectures and creative meetings with Russian and foreign guests, including well-known designers, clip makers and multimedia directors Pavel Shapiro and Ernst Weber.
The final of the competition was held on the stage of the concert hall of the St. Petersburg State Film and Television Institute and was broadcasted live on television.more
The first Digital Opera 2.0 festival
It was held from October 1 to November 12, 2019.
The festival program included:
The festival was attended by outstanding personalities: the world-famous theatre director and set designer Dmitry Chernyakov, head of the BelAir recording company Francois Duplas.
The author of the idea and the general producer of the festival is Nadezhda Abramova, the art director is Gleb Filshtinsky.
The multimedia project “Journey of Poets” is an interactive journey together with Gavriil Derzhavin, Alexander Pushkin and Nikolay Nekrasov. Archival materials from the funds of the National Pushkin Museum are used in this project. Created on the basis of these materials, interactive maps allow you to follow the life of great poets, get into their thoughts that arose in connection with visiting different places, see events through their eyes, understand how their childhood and youth passed.visit