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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TINA TURNER - JUST THE BEST
More than 70 years ago in the little American town of Nat Bush in Tennessee, a certain Anna May Bullock was born. From early childhood she loved to sing. The…

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ADRIANO CHELENTANO: "IN THE SOUL I AM A CHOCKER"
Adriano Celentano - a unique phenomenon on the stage. All universities of the artist - 5 classes of elementary school and watchmaker's workshop. But before this ingenious self-taught masters of…

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invited into her orchestras by Lundstrom

LARISA MONDRUS, OR JUST LARISSA

Larisa Mondrus is called the number one star of Soviet pop music of the late 1960s and early 70s. And the first thing that pops up in my memory is the unfading smash hitter “Blue Flax”, which before that had sounded on the radio without much popularity.

And the very first success came to her when the young graduate of the 22nd Riga school Larisa Mondrus became the soloist of the famous Riga orchestra, famous throughout the Soviet Union. Continue reading

LYUDMILA GURCHENKO - MADAM ELEGANCE
Lyudmila Gurchenko half a century ago became a popular favorite, truly a superstar. Diva of the national cinema has overcome a difficult path, earning success and recognition. Whatever Ludmila Gurchenko…

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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…

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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…

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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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