The jazz was presented to the music world by a meeting of two cultures – European and African. At the international wave in the early 20s of the twentieth century musical direction broke into the Land of the Soviets. We recall the performers who were the first to play jazz in the USSR.
Valentin Parnach – pioneer of Soviet jazz Continue reading
Vienna Opera and London Covent Garden, Mariinsky Theater and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. We recall opera singers from Russia who have become world famous for their sopranos.
Galina Vishnevskaya’s musical career began in Kronstadt: first the young singer performed in front of her grandmother and her guests, then at all the concerts at the school. Continue reading
Kultura.RF publishes an interview with the Moscow Philharmonic with an American composer who won an Oscar for the music for the film Red Violin by John Corigliano. In February 2018, Corigliano celebrates its 80th anniversary, and on March 14, an anniversary program will be held in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. Music critic Ilya Ovchinnikov talked with him about the “architectural” method of composition, famous compositions and famous musicians with whom the composer worked. Continue reading