Premiere of Pucinni’s Gianni Schicchi

Well it is not everyday that one can receive top entertainment for all of 15 UAH, but this was the case when I attended the premiere of Giacomo Puccini’s Comic Opera in one Act Gianni Schicchi, at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine in Kyiv on March 26, 2008. I am not sure when…

Ignorance is Bliss: Take Two – Kobzar hits 7th in the World Music Charts Europe

Over a year ago I wrote about how the Ukrainian music industry and some of the labels of some fairly popular bands don’t do enough to promote their bands in Ignorance is bliss. Well once again history repeats itself! As everyone in Ukraine is happily harping about Ani Lorak representing Ukraine at the Eurovision Song…