Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Russian composer. He studied law in college and entered civil sercice, continuing study music on the side. In 1862 he entered the St. Petersburg Conservatory to study with Anton Rubinstein. In 1863 he resigned from civil service and concentrated to study composition. In 1866 he started to teach at the Moscow Conservatory, later served as the head of Moscow branch of Russian Musical Society. He composed 6 symphonies, operas, concertos(1 violin, 3 piano, 1 cello), orchestral and chamber music.

Albania


Wagner,
Grieg,
Gounod,
Tchaikovsky

Austria(1)


Swan Lake

Austria(2)


A stage scene from "The Queen of Spade"

Ballet-Nutcraker


Friday, April 15, 2011

Bolshoi Theatre


Glinka,
Tchaikovsky,
Mussorgsky,
Rimsky-Korsakov,
Borodin

Bulgaria(1)









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