Moscow Department of Culture
“Up Above Moscow” is a cycle of open-air music nights up on a rooftop offering unique views of Moscow. In warm seasons, the performances are staged on the rooftop of the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman pavilion, at the footing of the iconic 24-meter sculpture, a world-renowned symbol of the Soviet Union. At all other times and depending on the weather conditions, the concerts are held on the fourth floor with admission to the rooftop during the break.
A rooftop time at the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman is not only a great outdoor choice but also a chance to expand your music tastes, to add a new angle to your collection of the city’s best sights, and an opportunity to visit all exhibitions currently run by the Exhibition Center.
Music nights at the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman are conducted in two formats, with ‘Rooftop Jazz’ performances on Wednesdays and ‘Electronic Thursdays’ given to electronic musicians and sound designers. The organizer of the project is the Manege Association.
23 September, 20.00-00.00
Liudas Mockūnas Trio: original music and free improvisation
20.00 – arrival of guests, admission to the rooftop
20.30 – performance
The trio of prominent Lithuanian saxophonist Liudas Mockūnas will stage a performance at the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman center. The program will feature the band’s original compositions and free improvisation.
Mockūnas is known for numerous projects with many prominent European jazz performers, he has also featured in the band of Andrew Hill, one of the big names of new music. The Mockūnas trio features Russian performers of new jazz, Oleg Yudanov, the veteran of the Soviet improvisational music, and Denis Shushkov, one of the popular double-bass players from Moscow.
Tickets are available at the box offices of the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman and online at the website of Manege and Voxxter.ru. Ticket price is 300 rubles.
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