Conductor Igor Blazhkov - about Stravinsky, about modern music, about Shostakovich and about yourself
A student of the Mravinsky Kyiv resident Igor Blazhkov, who recently celebrated his eightieth birthday, is known to a whole generation of Soviet music lovers as one of the main…

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YURI BOGATIKOV - MARSHAL SOVIET SONG
Only a few succeed in becoming a legend in life; singer Yuri Bogatikov found himself in this pleiad of outstanding performers. At one time he was one of the most…

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Natalia Mogilev. THAT WHAT GIVES A CHANCE
Ukrainian singer and TV presenter Natalya Mogilev, known for her love for catchy outfits and bright images, has never been reputed to be the most beautiful woman on the stage,…

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STAS NAMIN - SOVIET ROCK CULTURAL INNOVATOR
Stas Namin managed to become a legend and cult character of the whole cultural stratum of the second half of the 20th century, so he does not need any special…

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MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH – CITIZEN OF THE WORLD

The greatest academic musician of the last century, Mstislav Rostropovich, not only had a unique performing talent, but was also a very principled person. He was not afraid to speak out against the totalitarian system of the Soviet Union, for which he was expelled from the country, and also deprived of citizenship. Abroad, Mstislav Leopoldovich became a global figure, taking one of the most significant places in the world of music.

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“DRUMMER” NIKOLAY GNATYUK

Hearing the name of this artist, most music lovers will immediately remember the famous “Smereka”, “Bird of Happiness” and “Crimson Jingle”. Though the part of admirers of the singer prefers such smash hits as “Galina” and “Raska Pliva”. Some nostalgically remember “Dance on the Drum”, “Girl from apartment 45”, “If the city is dancing.” In short, everyone will like some hit of the talented and charismatic Nikolai Gnatyuk. The statuses invented by the press like “star”, “recognized master”, “scene legend”, “pop classic” Nikolai does not welcome. He has his own explanation of national love and popularity: “God gave, here he became …”. Continue reading

POP-DIVA CRISTINA AGGELERA
Christina Aguilera's voice is one of the most recognizable among all American vocalists, and she herself has long received the title of pop diva from her colleagues and fans. Christina…

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STAS NAMIN - SOVIET ROCK CULTURAL INNOVATOR
Stas Namin managed to become a legend and cult character of the whole cultural stratum of the second half of the 20th century, so he does not need any special…

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