Articles about Musical Influences

A View Behind the Scenes During the Creation of a Symphonic Poem Saint-Exupéry: de coeur, de sable et d'étoiles
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 18-21

The creation of my symphonic poem took place in Charente-Maritime, France, at the Festival Eurochestries - a gathering of young musicians from Russia, Turkey, France, Spain, Brazil and Quebec. My work, entitled Saint-Exupéry: de coeur, de sable et d'étoiles, was ...

Osip Petrov, Anna Petrova-Vorobyova and the Development of Low-Voiced Character Types in Nineteenth-Century Russian Opera
Cambridge Opera Journal (2016) Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 37-77

This article delves into the lives and careers of two significant Russian singers: the bass Osip Petrov and his wife, the mezzo-soprano Anna Vorobyova, who created or inspired leading roles in operas by Glinka, Dargomïzhsky and Musorgsky. Over the course ...