PDO is the world´s first ever entire opera company consisting of health care professionals. 80 members from 15 countries produced and performed the opera “Magic Flute” from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart between May 2008 and July 2010. The performance was in the “Wilhelma Theater” in Stuttgart/Germany and was transmitted as a live-stream over the internet in HD. Continue reading PDO – Philharmonic Doctors Opera
Alexander Borodin was ComposerDoc, ChemistryDoc and several important namings were given after him
Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич Бороди́н; IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr pɐrˈfʲi rʲjɪvʲɪtɕ bərɐˈdʲin] ( listen), 12 November 1833 – 27 February 1887) was a Russian Romantic composer of Georgian origin, as well as a doctor and chemist. He was one of the prominent 19th century composers known as The Mighty Handful, a group dedicated to producing a uniquely Russian kind of classical music, rather than imitating earlier Western European models.
Borodin is best known for his symphonies, his two string quartets, In the Steppes of Central Asia and his opera Prince Igor. Music from Prince Igor and his string quartets was later adapted for the US musical Kismet. A notable advocate of women’s rights, Borodin was a promoter of education in Russia and founded the School of Medicine for Women in St. Petersburg. Continue reading Alexander Borodin