Modern art / Opinion

For a week, Andorra became the centre of attention for the world’s saxophonists and saxophone music lovers, says one of the most famous Russian saxophonists, Nikita Zimin

A graduate from the Gnessin State Musical College (Russia, Moscow) and the Paris National Conservatory, the head of the All-Russian Saxophone Association, thirty-year-old Nikita Zimin is one of the most titled saxophonists in Russia: he is a winner of the Grand Prix of the IV International Wind Instruments Competition «Aeolus» (Dusseldorf, Germany, 2009); VI International …

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Interview / Modern art

Catalan and English are very similar in their melody, Spanish is more rhythmic, said the most popular singer and songwriter in Andorra, born in Spain, Patxi Leiva

The most popular singer and songwriter in Andorra, born in Spain, Patxi Leiva spoke to all-andorra.com about Andorra’s musical culture and the latest trends in contemporary music.

Interview: Irina Rybalchenko

How did you understand that you were a musician?

Since I can remember, music has always accompanied me in some way in my life. I have always sung …

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Modern art

Stefano Paletti: a hunter of images and a lover of nature

Biography

Stefano Paletti:

“My name is Stefano Paletti and I was born 48 years ago in Milan (Italy), but I have been living in Andorra for some years now. My passion for photography started as a small child when my grandfather gave me my first film camera, a Kodak Retinette from 1959, which at that time was …

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Interview / Modern art

The Russian spectator is smart and educated, the Spanish spectator is superficial, but learns quickly, said the Russian Spaniard Angel Gutierrez

There was a presentation in Madrid on March 31st of the “Diaries of a Russian Spaniard” two-volume book by Ángel Gutiérrez, the theater director and actor who has lived in Russia for 40 years, and personally knew Andrei Tarkovsky, Peter Fomenko, Andrei Lobanov, Oleg Efremov, Vladimir Vysotsky….

Returning to his homeland in Spain, he founded the …

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Modern art / Opinion

Since the beginning, Andorra SaxFest has been one of the most prestigious music festivals in Europe, said the organizer of the festival, a professional saxophonist Efrem Roca Gayete

The 5th annual international festival “Andorra SaxFest” will be held in Andorra from 14th to 22nd April 2017. The organizer of the festival, a professional saxophonist Efrem Roca Gayete told all-andorra.com about his vision of a musical culture in Andorra:

“I came to Andorra to work as a music teacher and to teach the saxophone. I …

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All Andorra news / Modern art

Sculpture and paintings by Angel Calvente

Angel Calvente

Biography

Angel Calvente was born in Spain, but considers himself to be an Andorran sculptor and painter, as he has been living in this country for a long time. He studied painting and modelling at the School of Art in Grenada, and then continued his studies at the art studio of the sculptor Joaquín Camps …

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Modern art / Sponsored

Business conditions in Andorra for private art galleries, including taxation, are more favorable than in other EU countries, says the owner of the new Andorran art gallery Francisco Herreros

A new private art gallery showcasing the exhibition “Over-Night Sensation” opened yesterday in Andorra la Vella. The owner of the gallery Francisco Herreros told all-andorra.com why he decided to open it in Andorra:

“I began some years ago by establishing shops for artists here in Andorra, where I sold canvases, paints, brushes, stretchers, easels – it was the first and …

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Interview / Modern art

Modern art can only be reached through the classics, said the prima ballerina of the Mariinsky theater Julia Mahalina

The St. Petersburg Ballet, with the participation of the prima ballerina of the Mariinsky theater, Julia Mahalina, winner of the “Golden soffit” prize (1995) and the “Benois de la Danse” prize (1998) performed yesterday in Andorra. On the eve of the gala concert the prima ballerina told all-andorra.com about her career and the current trends …

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