The brilliant composer Frederic Chopin was very different from most of his predecessors and even contemporaries. He wrote works only for piano.
This unique creator left us no opera, no symphony, no overture. That is why his composing talent becomes so amazing, because Chopin managed to become an innovator in piano music.
Crying to the sound of music
March 1, 1810, a few dozen kilometers from Warsaw, in the village of Zhelyazova-Volya, a boy was born in the family of a Polish and a Frenchman, who was named Frederick. The family lived in the estate of the count. There, Chopin’s father worked as a teacher of his children. Soon Nicolas Chopin was offered to go to work in the Warsaw composer Frederic Continue reading
Jamalu, a Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar origin, is considered an uncomfortable performer. And all because she does not shock the public with cheap scandals, does not sing “sticky” songs and does not untwist her name with duets with popular colleagues. Her songs are full of meaning and taken out of the depths of her soul, and non-standard five-octave vocals mesmerizes the audience. And only this Ukrainian winner of Eurovision 2016 wants to do all his life.
From early childhood, the life of the future singer was not distinguished by carelessness. Susana Dzhamaladinova (this is the real name of Jamala) was born in the Kyrgyz city of Osh on August 27, 1983. Her paternal ancestors were deported from Crimea to Kyrgyzstan in 1944. And the ancestors of the mother (Armenians by nationality) had to leave Continue reading
The unique timbre of this singer and her surprisingly elegant vocal manner captivated the audience. Even without the title of People’s Artist of Ukraine and not having given a single concert in her historical homeland, Kvitka Tsysyk won eternal folk love and respect of Ukrainians on both sides of the Atlantic.
And in America, any resident knew the voice of Kvitka, despite the fact that she was never a star of show business.
Fate brought Kvitka Tsisyk’s parents to the United States of America. They met in the difficult years of World War II, got married in 1944, hid from the retreating German troops in Western Ukraine, and then the singer Kvitka Continue reading