IGOR BUTMAN AND LEGENDARY VOCALIST FANTINE TO SPEAK IN SKOLKOVO Automatic translate
On August 25, the Skolkovo Jazz Science Festival will be held for the third time at the Skolkovo Innovation Center. Permanent headliner - Moscow Jazz Orchestra conducted by Igor Butman this time will present a joint program with the legendary American vocalist Fantine.
This year, the festival organizers will continue to acquaint the audience with a variety of jazz forms, styles and trends. Two stages of Skolkovo Jazz Science 2018, along with recognized masters of academic jazz, will feature performances by young, budding artists. Such as the holder of the title "Young Hope of Jazz", a participant in the project "Voice" Tina Kuznetsova.
In addition to rich jazz, the Skolkovo guests will also have a meaningful scientific program, within the framework of which it will be possible to get acquainted with new works of recognized scientific and creative associations and young, promising science-artists. In cooperation with the WOW! HOW? Science festival, interactive zones and objects in the Art & Science theme will be created on the site, special laboratories will be opened for children, and lecture speakers will talk about the present and future of various fields of knowledge at the intersection of science, culture, media and technology.
The main and experimental stages of the festival will continue to be debated by recognized figures of science and art, and in the immediate vicinity there will be a Book Fair specializing in music literature and the Vinyl Market, where visitors can buy or exchange rare records.
All day, a food court will be open at the venue, where guests can get acquainted with the best Moscow street food projects. This year their number will increase markedly.
Elena Zelentsova, Vice President, Director of Urban Development, Skolkovo Foundation: “Skolkovo Jazz Science has taken its place on the cultural map of the country. This does not mean that we have calmed down, it means that the festival is developing. This year we came up with a lot of new things: from the creation of unusual Art & Science objects to the new food court. And, of course, the music program will delight the most devoted connoisseurs of jazz. ”
Buy tickets at a minimum price of 1200 rubles. You can now on the official website of the festival www.skjazz.ru
Skolkovo Jazz Science is an annual music festival with a scientific program on the territory of the Skolkovo Innovation Center. The territory of improvisation, the space of scientific and musical discoveries. The festival, combining music and science, started in 2016 and was immediately recognized as the best jazz event of the year. In 2017, the key event of open-air was the performance of special guests: the British musician Azekel, who recorded songs with the legendary Massive Attack and Gorillaz, and five-time Grammy award nominee pianist Christian Sands (USA) with his trio.
The scientific program was presented by the site of the Experimentarium Museum of Entertaining Sciences, telescopes of the Moscow Planetarium, giant puzzles and drawings made with the help of bacteria from Atlas. Official website: www.skjazz.ru
The festival is organized by the Skolkovo Foundation, a non-profit organization created on the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation in September 2010. The goal of the Fund is to create an ecosystem conducive to the development of entrepreneurship and research in the areas of: energy efficiency and energy saving, nuclear, space, biomedical, strategic computer technologies and software. The Fund is entrusted with the management of the Skolkovo Innovation Center, whose activities are regulated by a special law that provides special economic conditions to startups that have undergone special external technological expertise (now there are more than 1800). The total revenue of Skolkovo participating companies for the period 2011–2016 exceeded 147 billion rubles. They created more than 27 thousand jobs, patented more than 1200 developments and technological solutions. An important part of the Skolkovo ecosystem is a research university - the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), created and functioning with the support of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. By 2020, more than 2 million square meters of industrial, office and residential premises will be built in Skolkovo, at least 35,000 people will work in the Innovation Center. Website: www.sk.ru