• February 2016

      Paradigms of Russian Opera

      by Parin, Alexej

      Why is the ruling hero in Russian operas so all-powerful? What psychology and national identities are hidden behind these characters? Why are the singers and dancers always presented as enchanting and at the same time as terrifying? Who is really behind

    • September 2018

      Jelena Obraztsova: A Russian Opera Legend

      by Parin, Alexej

      In whatever appearance Obraztsova takes the stage, we are immediately aware of two contradictions between which her personality moves. On the one hand her pulsating temperament, her human and artistic presence suffused with “burning” energy ¬– and on the

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