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The Gathering

FlashNano Day 23: Write a story while listening to Prokofiev’s “Dance of the Knights” (from his ballet Romeo and Juliet)

They gathered from near and far, this cannot go on, this enemy must fall. 239 more words


Prokofiev's Troika

We’ll be performing the ‘Troika’ from Prokofiev’s Lieutenant Kijé Suite at Crash Bang Wallop! on 12 December. To prepare, we’ve taken a look at the story behind the music… 231 more words

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"VIRTUOSO" - A New Chatty Pianist Concert

Pianist/composer Emir GAMSIZOGLU is a unique type of virtuoso who started to play the piano at the age of 20, after quitting his career as a pro basketball player in Turkey. 261 more words

Prokofiev (1891-1953)

“In my view, the composer, just as the poet, the sculptor or the painter, is in duty bound to serve Man, the people. He must beautify life and defend it. 975 more words

Classical Music

Soundtracks of my life pt I.

Ehhez nem is fogok magyar címet adni, mert annyira zanzásan hangzik angolul, hogy csak elrontaná a már-már trash határát súroló élményt. Na de ne menjünk túl messzire, őszinte kis sorozat projektbe vágtam most fejszémet. 518 more words



I have sometimes been mildly offended by people (mostly people I have had to work with in offices) who have insisted on calling me a hippie or “not really with it” to explain what they see as my vague, addle-witted nature. 1,719 more words

The Rattle Bag

Prokofiev Discover Day RSNO 7th November

When I was asked last year if I was interested in delivering one of the RSNO’s new Discover Days on Prokofiev, I immediately jumped at the chance. 399 more words