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…

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THE PRESENT MUSHKETER MIKHAIL BOYARSKY
The popularly beloved D’Artagnan, Mikhail Boyarsky, is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year. The actor himself doesn’t like noisy festivities, he prefers to spend such days on the stage in…

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SENIOR COMPOUND MONTSERRAT CABLE
Montserrat Caballe is destined to be the last of the caste of great opera divas of the twentieth century. At one time, Maria Callas was given the epithet Divine, 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 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.

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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

ALL FAVORITE VALENTINA TOLKUNOVA
The voice of Valentina Tolkunova remains in the memory of everyone who at least once heard a song performed by her. The image created by Valentina Vasilyevna cannot be repeated…

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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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TAMARA SINYAVSKAYA - OPERNAL QUEEN
Once Tamara Sinyavskaya admitted that she always loved challenging tasks, and fate generously endowed her with them throughout her entire creative life - each new operatic party as a new…

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