This opera singer considered Mephistopheles’s part in the opera “Faust” by Charles Gounod to be his most beloved, therefore, his nickname appeared consonant – Myth. But the life of Vasily Slipak lived, though short, but as heroic as the mythological characters. He gave the audience the rarest and most exceptional singing art. He was considered a real vocal miracle, and many teachers simply dreamed of working with Vasily in their class.
Vasily Slipak was an extremely gifted opera singer, he had a subtle and boundless vocal vibrato that drove the audience crazy. It was impossible to understand how such a powerful voice fits in such a slender and young performer. Continue reading
This Chilean was destined to become not only a famous singer, poet and musician, but also the most significant victim of the regime of Augusto Pinochet. Victor Hara adhered to left-wing political convictions and became a prisoner of a concentration camp organized by the Pinochet junta for supporters of the country’s legitimate president, Salvador Allende. Victor Hara’s popularity during his life was fantastic, and after his death he became a symbol of resistance to the military regime in his homeland. In the New World of that time, his fame, creativity and influence on the masses were comparable only with the popularity of Ernesto Che Guevara and Fidel Castro. Continue reading
In the past era there were several examples of groups and singers who, for their time, became folk not by status, but by public perception. Valery Syutkin was lucky to be in this cohort of the elect – those who successfully combine solo performances with concerts as part of a group. For almost four decades, the main pops intellectual Valery Syutkin and his team have earned the love of fans and now continue to delight them. The singer does not pursue a changeable fashion and does not try to conform to trends. His warm voice with confidential intonation was the key to the success of any Syutkin project, because he (as sung in the famous song) is what we need. Continue reading