Russian Opera

By |2002-08-07T23:38:42+00:00August 7th, 2002|Categories: Fun|Tags: |

The seeds of distinctively national art music in Russia are usually dated from the first half of the 19th century. The performance of the opera "A Life for the Tsar" (1836), by Mikhail GLINKA , is usually cited as the turning point for Russian music (Russia's national anthem is taken from this opera). In this historical [...]