The International APOSITSIA Music Forum is an annual festival gathering musicians from
different countries working in new areas of new music, electroacoustic, experimental, free
improvising and ethnic music. Forum is organized by the APosition Creative Union.
Goals and objectives:
– to present Russian audience with achievements in modern deep music from all over the
– to promote development of infrastructure of non pop-music projects in Saint-Petersburg
like experimental, non-commercial oriented music and related art forms
– to provide an opportunity for Russian and foreign musicians to learn from each other,
share and create music together, discuss common concerns, ideas and projects.
For the last seven years APOSITSIA festival gave St. Petersburg audience a unique opportunity
to hear many of the famous American artists, i.e. Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros, Peter
Brotzmann, Keith Rowe, Ernst Reijseger, Tom Buckner, Charles Amirkhanian, Marcus
Stockhausen, Bill Drummond, Phill Niblock, David Moss, Frank London, Charles Gayle, Rhys
Chatham, Saadet Turkoz, Shelley Hirsch, Evelina Patrova, Alexei Pliousnine, Dmitry
Kakhovskij, Jim Thirwell, Peter Principle by the names of few.