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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.

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  • 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 […]

Dates of classical music

Архив за December, 2009

Nobel Prize Concert Classical Music

Nobel Media, in association with the Stockholm Concert Hall, is proud to present this year’s Nobel Prize Concert – an event of world class stature. The concert is to take place on 8 December as part of the official Nobel Week programme of activities.

Russian Musical Passion in Xiamen

It’s hard to imagine the suffering Russian people endured between the 1st performance of Tchaikovsky’s piano concerto no.1 and the premier

In Tucson fire was kin of prominent Russian composer

Alexander Temple Wolkonsky Rachmaninoff Wanamaker, 23, was found in a room of a burning home in midtown early Thursday morning.

Cornelius Dufallo runs into plenty of composers

As a member of the enterprising new-music ensembles Ne(x)tworks and Ethel, the violinist Cornelius Dufallo runs into plenty of composers.

Vladimir Ashkenazy – Malaysia should have a conservatory

And according to virtuoso pianist, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Malaysians are already groomed for a classical music awakening. The Russian is ranked as one

Dmitri Torchinsky in La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art

Russian violin virtuoso Dmitri Torchinsky and Korean pianist Sonja Park in La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art/