• Amazing Virtuosos’ shows are just around the corner

      Amazing Virtuosos’ shows are just around the corner

      The final phase of the sixth season of Hungarian show in TV format – Virtuosos, is fast approaching. It is a unique classical music talent competition featuring performers up to twenty years old from Visegrad Four +. This year along with Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, will join Serbia.

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    • Modernist opera Electra debuts on Bulgarian stage

      Modernist opera Electra debuts on Bulgarian stage

      Bulgarian opera lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy the opera Electra for the first time in Bulgaria on 26 and 29 November this year. The idea for the realisation of the production came from Acad. Plamen Kartaloff. Thus, the Sofia Opera and Ballet will join the most prestigious opera houses in the world which have in their repertoire the modernist work of Richard Strauss.

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    • Violinist Vasko Vassilev: I look for the positive in any situation

      Violinist Vasko Vassilev: I look for the positive in any situation

      Cancelling concerts due to pandemic was not remotely easy. We thought long and hard about moving them to next summer, but I and my team decided that it would not be fair to lock up the money people spent on tickets for such a long period of time. So we refunded the ticket prices and I hope we can have these concerts when a sense of certainty and calm returns to our lives, the violinist Vasko Vassilev says in an interview to Monitor.

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    • DJ Fabrizio Parisi: Music is like a beautiful woman

      DJ Fabrizio Parisi: Music is like a beautiful woman

      Having two gramophones in front of you, vinyl records and playing those like instruments instead of just letting them run, wow, it is an incredible feeling! My passion for gramophones as musical instruments (scratches, cutting, etc.) was born when a friend of mine showed me footage of a European competition from the DMC series. Personally, I think that if you have not gone through gramophones and vinyl records, you cannot call yourself a DJ, Fabrizio Parisi says in an interview to Telegraph Media.

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    • Vienna Philharmonic invites to a Love concert

      Vienna Philharmonic invites to a Love concert

      For another year, Vienna Philharmonic will present its traditional Summer Night Concert to the lovers of classical music. The concert, which was scheduled for 21 May, will take place on 18 September. As usual, the concert will be held in the open, in the fabulous baroque gardens of Schoenbrunn Palace, but this time with much more limited audience.

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    • Nomadland with Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

      Nomadland with Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

      US film Nomadland has won the Golden Lion prize at the Venice Film Festival, the first such event held with live audiences since the Covid-19 outbreak, news wires reported. The film, by Chinese-born Chloé Zhao, stars Frances McDormand as a widow who lives as a nomad after the 2008 crisis.

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    • Singing for Mars

      Singing for Mars

      The magnificent jazz artist Gregory Porter, whose new single “Concorde” is an ode to space exploration, is set to perform on Thursday as part of a ceremony marking the launch of NASA’s next-generation rover that will search for signs of habitable conditions on Mars.

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