For Claudia Shulzhenko, for each song there was a separate role – with gestures and facial expressions, intonations and even props. In the war years, the singer gave hundreds of concerts on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War, and her “Blue Handkerchief” was a symbol of the future Victory. Read the story of how Claudia Shulzhenko became one of the most famous artists of the Soviet Union. Continue reading
He painted, played the violin and even studied at the same time at the Polytechnic Institute and the musical college. But the creative fate of Oleg Lundstrem, probably, was determined on that very day, when a 12-year-old boy, carried away by the foxtrot, painted the score for the trio: melody, bass, accompaniment. Continue reading
Igor Oistrakh was born in Odessa on April 27, 1931. “Violin gene” he inherited from his father – the great violinist David Oistrakh, whose music accompanied Igor’s life from the first days.
Interest in music and violin, musical education and education were mostly instilled by the father. David Oistrakh taught his son the violin at the Central School of Music, which Igor graduated in 1949. Continue reading