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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FREDDY MERCURY - BORN TO BE A STAR
Many such musicians dreamed of such frenetic popularity that Freddie Mercury had. Even the legends of rock music considered him an outstanding performer and songwriter. It is no secret that…

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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…

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VICTOR HARA – SINGER OF LOVELY CHILE

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

SOLOVAI ITALY - TOTO KUTUNHO
No matter how strange it looked, but this singer and composer, the world fame to which came thanks to the song “L’italiano”, is more popular and loved abroad than in…

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METAL OF INTELLECTUAL ROCK PHIL COLLINS
The name of Phil Collins has long become a legend, and not only among rock lovers. This unique musician has compiled the talent of a composer, vocalist, drummer, actor and…

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Vasily Slipak. LIFE ON A HIGH NOTE
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…

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