News Russia » Music: The band O.A.R. discusses Russian athletes renewing interest in their music
Russia’s exclusion from the PyeongChang Winter Games has bestowed the world with one of the most random running Olympic gags. The Olympic Athletes of Russia, abbreviated to OAR for short, have caught the attention of fans of the jam band O.A.R. Watching ...
News Russia » Music: Moscow on the Trinity: The Russians are coming (back) to Fort Worth – with good reason
Van Cliburn’s love of Russia, beginning when he saw some candy-colored onion domes in a children’s picture book at age 5. And the Russians’ great love of music, which launched the young American pianist into superstardom after his electrifying win at ...
News Russia » Music: SBSO journeys to Russia and Austria with concert program
“It’s a very nationalistic work, Russian history,” Willis says by phone from his ... He wrote it in 1937 in response to the Communist Party’s censure of him and his music after the premiere of his opera “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District ...
News Russia » Music: Some Cheap Russian Music Sites Have Pirate Suppliers
Sites selling cheap MP3s have been around for many years and the music industry has long complained that they operate illegally. In Russia, where many originate, they see the legal angle somewhat differently, arguing that on home soil they are entirely legal.
News Russia » Music: Forbidden Music: Russian bootleg recordings in the Cold War
In the Cold War, the Soviet Union closely controlled the kind of music that people were allowed to listen to. But an underground movement of bootleggers found an extraordinary way of copying forbidden music by making their own records on X-Ray film.
News Russia » Music: Russian figure skater gets pumped up by EXO's music
Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva recently set a world record in Pyeongchang, and it seems EXO may have played a small part in it! Medvedeva was asked about K-pop by reporters and answered, "I enjoy listening to EXO's songs... I really want to see them.
News Russia » Music: George W. Bush says Russia meddled in 2016 election
"There's pretty clear evidence the Russians meddled," former President George W. Bush said. Mr. Bush also went on to say Putin had a "chip on his shoulder." CBS News 10:54
News Russia » Music: Irving Symphony Orchestra presents A Russian Evening
Enjoy the romantic music of three great Russian composers performed by the Irving Symphony. The ISO welcomes back the brilliant violinist David Kim, concertmaster of the famed Philadelphia Orchestra. Selections will include Korsakov's Russian Easter ...
News Russia » Music: Concert review | Columbus Symphony: Hidden side of Russian Winter Festival nicely revealed
The Columbus Symphony Orchestra's second installment of the Russian Winter Festival ... Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2. Music Director Rossen Milanov led the orchestra through these challenges adeptly.
News Russia » Music: Levitation adds the Make-Up, Ariel Pink, Russian Circles, Nick Hakim, more
After taking the year off in 2017, Levitation, the Black Angels-affiliated event formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, is set to return to Austin this spring as a series of showcases and curated events in the Red River cultural district. The festival also ...