On 19-20 August, the 20th Jazz in the Hermitage Garden Moscow international festival will take place. It will feature performances by saxophone player Lew Tabackin, singer Sharon Clark (United States), vocalist and the world’s most famous female trumpeter Michaela Rabitsch and guitarist Robert Pawlik (Austria).
Russian performers will include the Big Jazz Orchestra led by Pyotr Vostokov, the Bril Brothers family ensemble of saxophone virtuosos, trumpeter Ivan Vasilyev and rising jazz singer Anastasia Lyutova.
The interactive venues will also host entertainment programmes. In the dance zone, professionals will give masterclasses in jazz dancing – from jazz modern and blues to lindy hop and solo jazz. In the Colours of Jazz area, visitors will express colourful music impressions on paper.
At the People as Musical Instruments venue, the Playtronica creative team will present the auditory and kinesthetic technology TouchMe for the first time in Russia. Guests will see the performance participants transform into musical instruments.
Children can enjoy the large amusement programme Made in Cardboardia. They will create almost real musical instruments out of plastic and cardboard.
A photographer will also be available, offering photos on magnets at the end of the day.