Konstantin Meladze is accused of plagiarism

Konstantin Meladze is accused of plagiarismDirector of the Russian participant of "Eurovision-2009" Konstantin Meladze sued for alleged plagiarism of the song with which his ward - Ukrainian girl Nastya Prikhodko will defend our country at the international song competition.Not had time to subside gossip concerning the candidate of the Russian participant of "Eurovision", as around her erupted a new that promises to be no less than a scandal.Until that moment, when Moscow "will cover" the "Eurovision song contest", two months, and the country is already reeling. Everyone who considers himself a man of art, trying to join the musical marathon that though left cheek to bask in the glory. So, a teacher of vocals from Rostov-on-don gave Konstantin Meladze claim as much as six instances, claiming that he stole her song - the same one with which Anastasia Prikhodko will protect honour of Russia in may.SongJadwiga Papkovsky claims that in December filed an application to participate in the contest "Eurovision-2009".- I sent to Moscow disc recording of his composition "grown-up love," says vociferous lady - hoping that the jury will appreciate my work.36-year-old Papkovsky has participated in singing competitions at the regional level, but to take such a height, as "Eurovision", I decided for the first time.- In the beginning music was born, "says the performer," and in a few days and I came up with the text. This song was a revelation to my soul, I have invested so many feelings!To look dignified in front of the jury, not the time the budding singer has removed this video.- My Director and the operator was the mother - continues Papkovsky. - The shooting took place in the school. We are only the fifth double managed to take a great shot. Читать полностью -->

In Moscow detained robbed into thieves

In Moscow detained robbed into thievesIn Moscow detained the participants of the Georgian-Abkhaz criminal group suspected in a series of major thefts of luxury homes in the heart of the capital. Among the victims of thieves and was a famous actor Vladimir Etush.Apartment people's artist of the USSR Vladimir Etush, which is known to audiences for numerous roles in film and theater, including roles "robbed Shpak" from the movie "Ivan Vasilyevich changes occupation", in Granatny pereulok criminals robbed in July 2007. Burglars have broken in and stole 135 thousand and $ 200, and also a large amount of jewelry. However, two weeks later, after numerous publications in the media about the incident of theft, the thieves, apparently, felt ashamed and threw stolen from the artist things on the threshold of his apartment."During operations, the police detained several people suspected of involvement in an organized criminal group, established on ethnic grounds.These persons are suspected of a large number of thefts in the capital of luxury homes, including from the apartment of the actor Vladimir Etush", - quotes RIA Novosti" the words of the head of the press service of the Moscow criminal investigation Department Alexey Bahromeev.According to investigators, ethnic criminal group operated in the Russian capital for a long time. The group is constantly changing depending on the complexity of crimes committed. Currently detainees conducted necessary investigative actions, as well as their involvement in other series of burglaries in Moscow.In this case police add that not all detained members of the group, notes the website of the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda". Читать полностью -->

Moscow says goodbye to Jankowski

Moscow says goodbye to JankowskiWednesday night at the Lenkom theatre in Moscow brought together people who wish to honor the memory of the great actor Oleg Yankovsky. Not paying attention to the wind and rain, they stood silently at the main entrance to the theatre.Many brought flowers and lit candles. In the "Lenkom" announced that the play "the Royal game" will be no applause.We will remind that Oleg Yankovsky died on Wednesday morning in one of capital clinics. As written, the Days., a long time actor was suffering from pancreatic cancer. With a serious illness Jankowski actively fought since the end of 2008, was treated in Germany, transfer "messages.". However, all the doctors ' efforts were in vain. Читать полностью -->

Milla Jovovich photographed for Maxim magazine

Milla Jovovich photographed for Maxim magazine Before the wedding, which is scheduled for August 22, the actress starred in a candid photoshoot for American Maxim magazine.Drowning in silk sheets and sweet stretching 33-year-old Milla Jovovich poses on the pages of glamour magazine in a sexy Lacy lingerie in front of the camera fashion photographer Matt Jones.In fact, a Hollywood star with Russian roots busy preparing for the marriage ceremony with Director Paul Anderson, the father of her eight month old daughter ava.As told Mila, the ceremony will be held at her house in a narrow family circle: will be only their friends and relatives of the groom who fly from UK. Therefore, the bridesmaid dress will be quite simple but elegant. "I came up with the dress, now it's sewn, - said the actress. It will be a mini dress in the style of the 60s, these were worn by the actress Sharon Tate...". . . Читать полностью -->

Grand theatre called `successors` chief conductor

Grand theatre called `successors` chief conductorThe Directorate of the Bolshoi theatre for the past year knew about the upcoming departure of Alexander Vedernikov from the post of chief conductor and planned work without it, relying on cooperation with a number of large conductors.About it RIA Novosti said the General Director of the Bolshoi theatre Anatoly Iksanov. He also stressed that conflicts with Vedernikov he never had."Five to seven years we have agreed with leading conductors such as Vladimir Jurowski [principal guest conductor of the Russian national orchestra, principal conductor of the London Philharmonic orchestra], Vasily Sinaisky [chief conductor of the Symphony orchestra malmГ¶, former chief conductor of the Moscow Philharmonic orchestra and chief conductor of the state Symphony orchestra], Alexander Lazarev [1987 - 1995 chief conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra], Teodor Currentzis [principal conductor of the Novosibirsk Opera], Vasily Petrenko [chief conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic orchestra]. Our goal is to get these brilliant musicians who successfully work abroad, worked in Russia at the Bolshoi theatre," explained Iksanov.Alexander Vedernikov, who held the post of chief conductor and music Director of the Bolshoi theatre since 2001, announced his upcoming retirement in an interview to the magazine "Expert". The official announcement he was going to do at the end of Milan's tour of the theater, which began on 13 July and end on the 17th.In January 2009 the Grand theatre left main choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. His post was vacant, and in the theater was created by a kind of triumvirate: Yuri Grigorovich is responsible for Soviet classics, that is, their own heritage, Yuri Burlaka, was appointed artistic Director of the ballet company, engaged in administrative work and resumes the pre-revolutionary repertoire, and Ratmansky as a guest choreographer puts a modern ballets. After leaving Vedernikov formally formed two vacancies: chief conductor and musical Director of the theater. Читать полностью -->

Tenor Jose Carreras leaves Opera scene

Tenor Jose Carreras leaves Opera sceneWorld-renowned tenor Jose Carreras announced the termination of the Opera performances. This recognition of the famous singer made in an interview with the Times newspaper, published on the pages of the publication may 8.According to 62-year-old Spanish tenor, he can no longer meet the high demands necessary for the performance of the leading roles in the operas. While Carreras noticed that is ready to perform recitals in that case, if he will be able to choose suitable repertoire. "As for Opera, here, with the exception of certain circumstances, my career is over", said the singer, however, did not specify exactly what circumstances he had in mind.Jose Carreras is one of the most famous tenors in the world today and along with Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti was a member of the project called "Three tenors", created to promote classical music among the General public. The project virtually ceased to exist after September 6, 2007 died the most famous member of the trio - Luciano Pavarotti.In addition, according to "The Times", the third participant of the project "the Three tenors - Placido Domingo will also retire this year.It is worth noting that in 1987, a Carreras was diagnosed with leukemia that threatened his career and life. However, the singer overcame the disease and went on to participate in Opera and recitals. Читать полностью -->

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