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 performers. The founder of the first Russian theater Fyodor Volkov became the author of the first Russian opera with a folk plot. A century later, the Russian opera conquered the entire musical world. Continue reading
10 facts about the largest Russian art group – the Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army named after Alexander Alexandrov.
1. The Alexandrov Ensemble is a military unit where professional musicians serve. Their routine includes not only rehearsals – they take an oath, undergo a drill, they know how to handle weapons. Continue reading
Around the classical music hovers many legends and myths. For example, that Mozart poisoned Salieri. Or that the musicians are people not of this world. And that classical music is an elite art, which is understood only by the elect. Of course, in reality this is not the case. Where to start listening to classical music, in order to learn how to understand it, we understand with Victoria Ivanova. Continue reading