They were the first to play jazz.
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…

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How to listen to Stravinsky
Russian composer Igor Stravinsky became one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century and one of the most prominent figures in the world of contemporary art. In honor of…

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John Corigliano: “I feel at home in Moscow, although I don’t know Russian”
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,…

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The most famous Russian operas abroad

Rare theater today does without the Russian repertoire: classical operas by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky and Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitry Shostakovich are staged. Portal “Kultura.RF” studied posters of different years in search of domestic works, loved by the West – from the XIX century to the present day. Continue reading

Rammstein in the new album told the whole truth about Germany

“The art of a professional musician is to give smart answers to stupid questions. And we specialize in giving stupid answers to clever questions, ”said Paul Landers, the guitarist of this German band, once said. It looks like coquetry. In reality, if you analyze her work, the composition team in the baggage, which makes the listener think about many important topics, provokes reflection. Continue reading

Andrei Petrenko: “I love good music ...”
Chief choirmaster and guest conductor of the Mariinsky Theater, Honored Artist of Russia, artistic director of the Instrumental Chapel Chamber Orchestra of the Moscow Regional Philharmonic Society Andrei Petrenko on…

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NARKOMFIN conducted the first audit
“We got together with the guys a couple of weeks before the concert ... There were only a few rehearsals, all great professionals. After two albums it was not clear,…

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Muz-TV Prize: "Uncontrollable"
At the “MK” ZD Awards-2018 music award ceremony at the beginning of the year, Muman-TV general director Arman Davletyarov was awarded a special prize “For his contribution to the development…

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Russian operas that conquered the world
Domestic history, literature and music in a single piece. Stage unity of music, voice, drama plot. For the first time, opera came to Russia in the 18th century with Italian…

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