What We Talk About When We Don’t Talk About Gergiev and Putin
How Teodor Currentzis became a Russian sex symbol.
Russian classical music’s money machine.
On the impact of Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Behind the hype of Teodor Currentzis.
The liberation of the Syrian city of Palmyra from ISIS by Russian forces called for a celebration. But this was no ordinary open air concert.
Faced with a hostile government, new, improvised music in Russia is flourishing on the fringe.