Scenes From Childhood

Everyone has heard of the redheaded girl with freckles, kittens and two different socks. It’s Pippi Longstocking, of course. However, I wonder at which degree are the children of today familiar with her qualities besides the obvious ones? Would someone mention the vivid imagination of the most independent girl in the world which has helped […]

Bartok's Time Machine

Classical music touches us in a very special way, completely differently than other genres of music do, even when it comes to our favorite songs. It simply overtakes us, one cannot listen to it superficially, you devote your self to it and when you really let yourself go – you sail away, without ever leaving […]

New Year's Happiness

Regardless of all the different views, people can generally agree on one thing: there is nothing more honest that a look given by a child or a dog. Children laugh in average 400 times a day. Medium size dog wags his tail more than 250.000 times during the 24 hour time frame. In some way, […]

Music for a Yo Yo

To become an adult and at the same time manage to preserve the child inside you is maybe the best wish we can grant ourseves. That would mean that we are capable to play and to have fun in our adulthood, free from the burdern of modern life, if at least for a little while. […]

Peter and The Wolf

Children were always considered the most sincere audience and thus the most demanding one! Because, there is no false applause – they will either love something or they will unequivocally show their protest. Back in 1936. the famous soviet composer Sergei Prokofiev faced the challenge of having children as musical critics when he was commissioned […]