Russian culture, literature, Art and music!

The Olympic Winter games just began and I am going to make a tribute to the great Russian culture and Russian Art history!

Russian Literature:

Leo Tolstoi

Fiódor Dostoyevski

Aleksandr Pushkin

Nikolai Gogol

Antón Chéjov

Boris Pasternak

Iván Turgueniev

Vladimir Nabokov

Maxim Gorki

Tolstoi and Dostoievski, two giants of Russian literature.

Russian Music and composers!

An Image of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the most
famous composer of the history of Russia.

Mikhail Glinka

Sergei Prokofiev

Alexander Scriabin

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Alfred Schnittke

Igor Stravinsky

Anton Rubinstein

Aram Khachaturian

Dmitri Shostakovich

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Five, Могучая кучка, Moguchaya kuchka) (“The Mighty Handful”):

Mily Balakirev

Alexander Borodin

César Cui

Modest Mussorgsky

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Russian Opera stars:
Anna Netrebko, in these days, she is the
world’s most famous Soprano.  She is the
successor of Maria Callas.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, he is Russia’s most
famous Baritone. He is an international opera
star.
Olga Borodina, Russia’s most famous
mezzo-soprano.
Valery Gergiev is Russia’s most respected Opera conductor.  He is general Director and Artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Russian Opera:
Ferruccio Furlanetto as Boris Godunov
Ruslan and Ludmila
Konstantín Stanislavski
Russian cinema:

Russian Film Directors:

Sergei Eisenstein.

Andrei Tarkovsky

Alexander Sokurov

Lev Kuleshov

Dziga Vértov

Yákov Protazánov

Vsévolod Pudovkin

An image of Andrei Tarkovsky
Nikolai Cherkasov, the greatest Russian actor of cinema.
He portrayed Alexander Nevsky and Ivan Terrible,
directed by Sergei Eisenstein.
Russian Stars of ballet!
Nureyev and Baryshnikov.
Rudolf Nureyev:
Mikhail Baryshnikov
Ana Pavlova
Vaslav Nijinsky
Kirov Ballet
Bolshoi Ballet
Mariinsky Theatre
Mariinsky II
Bolshoi Theatre
Russian iconography.
Andrei Rublev, The Saviour.
The Hermitage Museum
The library of Nicholas II of Hermitage Museum.
Celebrating the great art of Russia in this winter
Olympic games!
Jacqueline
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