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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 […]

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  • 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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Russian Repertoire at the Vienna Opera

          Production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” in Vienna The development of Russian art is impacted in a particularly significant way by the performance of Tchaikovsky’s music in Vienna, where the formation of XVIII century classical music culture took place. For the rest of the world, Vienna represents the personification of Mozart, whose genius Tchaikovsky so […]

Direction of authentic and relevant meanings

Staging of «Siegfried» from Wagner’s Ring Cycle at the Vienna Opera During its 2016-2017 season, the Wiener Staatsoper has continued to perform its interpretation of Wagner’s famous masterpiece, the Ring Cycle. Having witnessed a performance of the cycle’s third part, one can’t help but point out, that it possesses the same authentic Wagnerian character, that […]

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/

Solzhenitzyn leaves Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Solzhenitzyn leaves Chamber Orchestra. Dirk Brossé, the new music director, said “the main repertoire” will be classical.

Remembering Mstislav Rostropovich

The Russian city of Samara has hosted a musical event, rare even for classical music fans, of the world’s capitals. Russia’s best musicians have come to town to commemorate the genius cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.

Thomian maestros

Maestoso an orchestral performance organized by the Thomian Chamber Orchestra, to be held on September 11 and 13 at 7pm at the Russian Cultural