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 …More
Khatia Buniatishvili – the icon of a new generation of pianists, a force of nature who captivates the public with her virtuosity and temperament. Khatia is a laureate of the “Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award” and “Echo Klassik Award” as well as “The Best Musician of 2016 in Europe”, according to the French TV channel TF1. Born …More
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 …More
“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 …More
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 …More
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 …More
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 …More
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 …More
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 …More
«Catalan literature. Andorra: History and the modern days»
Albert Villaro, professor of Catalan literature, lecturer at the University of Andorra, writer, awarded of the literature prize Bertran 2015:
“The 18th century is the period when the written literature of Andorra was born. However, Andorra was mentioned in literature for the first time long …More