XV Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi

News of the Festival

3 Dec 2021 World premiere of the fantastic show based on Dostoevsky’s “A Gentle Creature” will be featured within the XV Festival

Our show is about high and tragic, passionate and absurd love. And also about the…

29 Nov 2021 On February 18 – 22 the International Conference “Academic art faces new reality” will be held within the XV WIAFS

VII International Conference and Exhibition are held in cooperation with the Saint-Petersburg International Cultural Forum…

24 Nov 2021 The Vocal Department of the International Music Academy has begun to accept applications

On February 21-26, 2022 the International Music Academy of Winter Arts Festival will host the…

10 Sep 2021 The Il Giardino Armonico Chamber Ensemble (Italy) will visit Sochi for the first time

For the first time in Sochi the world famous Il Giardino Armonico Chamber Ensemble (Italy),…

9 Sep 2021 Applications are now open for the VIII Competition for Young Composers

Applications are now open for the VIII Competition for Young Composers in Memory of Alfred…

7 Sep 2021 The anniversary festival will open with the legendary performance “Don’t Leave Your Planet”

The anniversary festival will open on February 16, 2022 with the legendary performance “Do not…

2 Sep 2021 The dates of the XV Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi have been announced

The Anniversary 15th Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi, the artistic director Yuri Bashmet, will…

28 Feb 2020 Yuri Bashmet’s Winter Arts Festival was attended by over 15 thousand spectators

The 2020 show program has become even more ambitious and multi-genre. Several world premieres took…

25 Feb 2020 Ilya Marfin became the winner of the Young Composers Competition

The jury considered his quintet for piano, two violins, viola and cello the best. The…

13 Jan 2020 The program of the XIII Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi

Yuri Bashmet Forum will open on 12th of February. The Sochi resort is waiting for…

26 Feb 2019 Bashmet Art Festival ended with world premiers

Maestro Yuri Bashmet admitted at the closing ceremony that he is proud of the XII…

25 Feb 2019 The first place of the Young Composers Competition in Sochi was shared by two participants

Russian composer Alexey Popkov and representative of Turkmenistan Merdan Byashimov became the winners. The winners…

14 Jan 2019 The program of the XII Winter International Arts Festival of Yuri Bashmet was finally announced

The winter season in Sochi can no longer be imagined without the Arts Festival, which…

27 Feb 2018 Almost 13 thousand spectators attended the Winter Arts Festival in Sochi

The Festival took place from 16th to 25th of February. About 13 thousand people attended…

26 Feb 2018 The winner of the IV Young Composers Composition has been announced in Sochi

The winner of the IV Young Composers Composition in memory of Alfred Schnittke and Svyatoslav…

15 Jan 2018 The program of the XI Yuri Bashmet Winter Arts Festival in Sochi is out

The Festival is going to take place from 16th to 25th of February. A large-scale…

15 Dec 2017 Updated info about composer competition

The dates and regulations of the 4th International Young Composers Competition have become know. You…

14 Dec 2017 Musical Academy

The dates and regulations of the 3d International Musical Academy have become know. You may…

12 Dec 2017 Tickets sale is now open

Tickets sale for events of XI Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi is opened. You…

1 Dec 2017 Updates of the program of events

The program of events of XI Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi , that will…

24 Feb 2017 The III International Composers Competition has ended in Sochi

5 finalists were shortlisted after the correspondence tour; their works were publically performed by “Moscow…

18 Feb 2017 Putin attended the opening performance of the International Arts Festival in Sochi

The President of the Russian Federation specially focused on the acting of Konstantin Khabensky, who…