Last week three of us (my husband, my daughter and I) listened to the wonderful concert of one of the best choirs in the world called Oreya. I don’t exaggerate. Since 1986 (that’s when it was founded) the choir has won 7 grand prizes and 25 first prizes at the prestigious competitions of choral singing. We are really lucky because the headquarters of this choir Cappella is in my town (Zhytomyr, Ukraine), all the members of this choir live here as well as its director and founder Olexander Vatsek. Continue reading “Oreya”
Yesterday I was shocked by the sad news about one of my favorite musicians and composers.
Jon Lord passed away at the age of 71. People will remember him as an extraordinary keyboard player and the founder of the illustrious “Deep Purple”. I will remember his mesmerizing tunes combining classical harmony with the rock beat. My daughter will keep conducting her imaginary orchestra just “like Jon Lord”… Continue reading “Jon Lord”