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  • Simon Rattle and Berlin Philharmonic

    Simon Rattle and Berlin Philharmonic

    The Berlin Brahms Bombers victory tour came to a premature finish Tuesday night. The leader of the Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle, received a hero’s excited welcome. The Second Symphony proved smashing, as had the first night from this inimitable orchestra’s two-evening visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Chamber music
Instrumental Music
Vocal art
  • Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

    Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

    The well-known maestro, active propagandist of modern music, the one, who all Europe worships – Ingo Metzmacher has visited Moscow. Despite a number of possible difficulties – some heavy days, and, in addition, Friday 13, good luck has smiled to our magazine, and we managed to meet the adherent of modern music world and ask […]

Editor's Column
  • Stuart Lawson: «Time-proven Pursuit of Excellence»

    The hero of today’s interview is like no other. First, he is not a musician but a banker. But obviously he is not an ordinary banker as we are not a business publication and write only about things related to classical music. Stuart Lawson is CEO of HSBC Russia. The bank has won praise for […]

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Архив за June, 2009

Ekaterina Shcherbachenko – «I live with sensation something new»

Ekaterina Shcherbachenko, the winner of competition BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2009 in Cardiff, has arrived to Moscow at 2 o’clock in the morning.

«Монна Ванна» Рахманинова в Большом зале

Россия – страна большая, это заметно и по названиям двух культурных центров столицы – Большой Театр и Большой зал Московской

Семён Бычков: «Люблю Петербург. Это никуда не уходит»

Русский эмигрант Семён Бычков до сих пор редко бывает на родине, в Санкт-Петербурге. Выпускник Ленинградской консерватории, ученик Мусина, он уехал в США в 1975-м, через два года после того как завоевал первую премию на конкурсе дирижёров им. Рахманинова. Казалось бы, победа открывает блестящую карьеру дома, но молодой дирижёр, не чувствуя востребованность, принимает непростое решение покинуть родину.