– Anastasia, tell us about your choice to become
an opera singer? What motivated who was the initiator, after all, opera singers are still not born,
I have been keen on music in general since early childhood, already
at the age of 3 she composed small plays, and her mother wrote them down on notes. With age plays
turned into songs that I myself performed with
his rock band in St. Petersburg. And then I met, on my head, an opera singer and realized that I also wanted so much. Since then we have been inseparable with opera vocals.
– And if not an opera singer, then who? Were there any plans
or a dream, who would you be in the alternative?
I am a very good organizer, but this is never
was my dream.
– Each profession has its own
the difficulties. What do you think operas have?
singers? Is it so “hard life of artists”, as it is
are we used to hearing from tv screens?
Unlike instrumentalist musicians, our
the tool cannot be replaced, it is priceless. Therefore, of course, the attitude towards him should be appropriate. As one great tenor said: “How are you to the voice, so is he to you.”
– Classical singing and classical music are unlikely
can be called a passion for modern youth, what do you think, why? Who is to blame for that
most adolescents cannot answer the question: “who is Tchaikovsky?”
repertoire of Buzova? Does music somehow affect
development on the formation of personality?
And who is Buzova? Course education
very affect the formation of the personality of a small person. Unfortunately in Cyprus
Our children are not able to receive all this, and
it can not be called sad.
I have plans to create a Children’s Academy in Cyprus, where in an entertaining way the guys will be able to
get acquainted with the history of art, classical
music, interesting people, professions and
– Recent years you live in Cyprus as you
evaluate our island from a cultural point of view? Are Cypriots frequent guests of your concerts? How do local youth relate to the classic
Unfortunately in Cyprus the fascination for the classic
music is not as strong as in other European countries. But “whitefish whitefish”, I hope, the classics will win the hearts of our hot Cypriot friends.
For example, at our New Year’s concerts with the Cypriot Symphony Orchestra in all cities, the halls were crowded, and, mostly, the audience
Cypriots. So there is interest.
– What are your next creative plans and
Are they related to Cyprus?
I already talked about the creation of the Children’s Academy,
what I plan to do in the near future. I also perform a lot in Cyprus and Russia, cooperating with wonderful and very talented Cypriot musicians.
– You are raising a beautiful daughter who
followed in your footsteps and chose a classical music education. What can you, as a mother, advise all parents in raising their children? How gently and unobtrusively to devote his
child in the basics of classical music?
No need to force a child to do something
that he does not like. Novel with music should
tackle yourself. Can only
push, prepare the right ground, and then everything will work out by itself.
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