Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

Creepy castles, crazy kiddies, cursed catacombs, cattle carts, chirping chicks and a chicken-legged hut – just what was Mussorgsky taking when he sat down to compose his best-known work?! He was certainly drinking like a fish. It’s 1874 and 35-year-old Modest Mussorgsky’s got nothing to be so modest about. He’s just written a super successful…Continue reading Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

Pictures at an Exhibition – Lecture & Performance (Vadim Monastyrski)

Pictures at an Exhibition – Lecture & Performance (Vadim Monastyrski)

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky – “Pictures at an Exhibition”. One of the most popular pieces in the pianist’s repertoir. And I believe, one of the most popular pieces for the listener. Wherever I play, – and I’ve been playing these “Pictures” for many years now – in any country of the world, people know this piece,…Continue reading Pictures at an Exhibition – Lecture & Performance (Vadim Monastyrski)