28.02.05The Northern Flowers continue their “Open World of Music” series of concerts at Sheremetev Palace. On March 5, the second concert of the cycle will be given.

22.12.04The Northern Flowers present the last program in the ending year 2004. The new-released CD with Our Lady’s Rejoicing In Sorrow by Dmitry Smirnov (NF/PMA 9926) is a fantastic gift for Christmas and the New Year for all those who love Petersburg art.

25.05.04On May 10, in Lutheran St.Catherine’s Church in Vassilievsky Ostrov, we completed the recording of all of the songs by Alexander Constantinovich Glazunov.

16.04.04The FIFTH Northern Flowers international chamber music festival. This year, the festival will last from October 20 through 26, to be opened in an astounding premiere.

12.04.04On May 15, the Northern Flowers, jointly with the Glinka Hall of the Philharmonic, invite you to a musical marathon as a tribute to the 200th anniversary of Mikhail Glinka.

29.02.04The Northern Flowers proceed with preparations for the anniversary of Dmitry Dmitrievich Shostakovich. Our new CD in the Petersburg Musical Archive series presents a striking, new-look interpretation of the great master’s chamber works.

24.02.04The Northern Flowers are opening a new, and very interesting, creativity page: the Petersburg Musical Archive is releasing a CD titled Russian Folk Songs In Choir Arrangements (NF/PMA 9923).

20.01.04The Northern Flowers have completed the recording of the complete romances and songs of Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka.

18.01.04By the initiative of the Northern Flowers and the Boris Tchaikovsky Society (, several works of Boris Alexandrovich Tchaikovsky (1925-1996) will be performed in De Rode Pomp concert hall (, Ghent, Belgium) in March 2004 within the framework of the Russian music festival.

28.11.03A new volume of the St. Petersburg Musical Archive is being released. We continue introducing achievements of the remarkable Belgian tenor Zeger Vandersteene, and his collection of records of German Romantic Music to friends of music.

28.11.03The dates of the milestone fifth “Days of Flemish Music in St. Petersburg” festival have been announced. From July 3 through 11, 2004, concerts of choral, organ, and chamber music will be held at different venues of our city.

28.11.03On December 18, 2003 The Northern Flowers, jointly with Artgroup International (Antwerp, Belgium) and Russia’s Mission to the European Union, will hold a concert in Brussels dedicated to the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg. The performers will be 17–year–old Andrey Baranov (violin), a rising star of the Petersburg instrumental school and winner of international competitions, and Yuri Serov (piano). The program features works of Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, and Sarasate.

23.08.03Our festival has changed its name. Instead of the “Five Evenings” so pleasant to a Petersburger’s ear, we have taken on another “Petersburgian” name: Northern Flowers.

20.08.03The Northern Flowers are starting an impressive effort to perform and record compositions of great Alexander Glasunow.

01.06.03The “St. Petersburg Musical Archive” presents a new program of renowned Belgian tenor Zeger Vandersteene dedicated to the art of German Romantic Song. These two vocal cycles of Robert Schumann, “A Poet’s Love” to words by Heine and “A Cycle of Songs” to words by Eichendorff, are among the most perfect masterpieces in Schumann’s heritage, and even in all vocal music of the 19th century. Zeger Vandersteene, in a creative union with excellent pianist Levente Kende, offers his really interesting interpretation of these pearls of the world’s vocal repertoire.