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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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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 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
“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