EVGENY MARTYNOV - SWAN OF THE SOVIET VARIETY
Coming from a simple family, Yevgeny Martynov managed to graduate with honors from the music and pedagogical institute, where teachers gave him the nickname “Gift” for his unique talent. A…

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"WHITE VOICE" by ROBERTINO LORETTI
There was a time when in the Soviet Union “O sole mio”, “Jamaica” and other famous songs performed by Italian boy Robertino Loretti were heard from almost all open windows.…

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Composer Alexander Pakhmutova
Alexandra Pakhmutova is a popularly respected and beloved composer. Her works have become a symbol of the Soviet era. Now it is impossible to imagine the culture of the country…

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spectators and the artists

SENIOR COMPOUND MONTSERRAT CABLE

Montserrat Caballe is destined to be the last of the caste of great opera divas of the twentieth century. At one time, Maria Callas was assigned the epithet Divine, and Renata Tebaldi was called Amazing. Montserrat Caballe is quite worthy of the title “Unsurpassed.”

For the first time, the opera shook Montserrat at the age of seven, when she sobbed all the way back from the theater, frustrated by the death of Madame Butterfly. Continue reading

Claude Francois - Non-extinguishing Star of the French Stage
"Live from" OLYMPIA! "Only the best songs performed by the unique Claude Francois!" French radio listeners first heard this name in the early 60s of the last century. Since then,…

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How to start listening to Bach
“The Well-Tempered Clavier” is probably the most perfect piece in the history of music: two cycles of 24 preludes and fugues in all existing keys. The first Prelude in C…

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Lyudmila Zykina - QUEEN OF RUSSIAN SONG
Lyudmila Zykina is a singer who for a long time was perceived by the world as a symbol of Russia. A Moscow girl from a working-class family from an early…

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BORN SUCCESSFUL. CATHY MELUA
They write about Katie Melua as the most successful British singer of Georgian origin. Here, probably, is the case when a person is born with a serious baggage of knowledge…

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