Eight questions for Elena Firsova

Elena Firsova about music and why she desired to become a composer Jelena Firsowa at the Schubert Hall at the Vienna Konzerthaus. Foto D. Smirnov Jelena Firsova was born in St. Petersburg and studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Alexander Pirumov (composition), Yuri Cholopov (analysis) and Nikolai Raskatov (orchestration). From 1975 she was in intensive…

MET – heads keep rolling!

This hunting after famous and influential arts and theatre personalities initiated by Harvey Weinstein scandal in 2017 already claimed big names in the world of music and theatre in US, now leaping to Europe. 

Update: Porgy and Bess in Budapest!

“According to Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.: The Hungarian State Opera did not receive permission to produce Porgy And Bess with a cast of Hungarian singers. “The manner in which this production of Porgy And Bess is being produced is unauthorized and is contrary to the requirements for the presentation of the work.”