Music of Great Britain and Russia: Parallels and Intersections

09 December 2019 - 11 December 2019 |

Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory
Royal College of Music (London)


Moscow Conservatory’s Divisions of Foreign Music and Russian Music History, together with Royal College of Music (London), invite scholars and teachers, as well as graduate and postgraduate students of higher educational music and other art programs to participate in the International Scholarly Conference "Music of Great Britain and Russia: Parallels and Intersections".

The conference will be held at Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory as part of the Cross-cultural Year of Russia and Great Britain.

The work of the conference will be organised as follows:

  • British literature in the music culture of Russia;
  • Russian culture and history in the oeuvre of twentieth-and-twenty-first-century British composers;
  • British composers in the eyes of Russian critics — Russian composers viewed by British critics;
  • William Shakespeare and the art of music;
  • Historically informed performance in Great Britain and in Russia: pedagogical and historical issues.

Both cultural program and master classes are scheduled throughout the conference. The working languages of the conference will be Russian and English. The time limits are as follows: 20 minutes for a presentation, 10 minutes for a further discussion. Poster presentations are admitted.

To participate in the conference, please complete an application (download *.doc) at mgconference19@gmail.com not later than 10 October 2019. No other application forms will be accepted.

Organising Committee of the Conference:

  • Prof. Alexander Sokolov, D.A., Rector of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, — Chairman of the Committee;
  • Prof. Konstantin Zenkin, D.A., Deputy Rector for Scholarly Affairs of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory;
  • Prof. Irina Skvortsova, D.A., Head of the Russian Music History Division of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory;
  • Christina Guillaumier, D.A., Head of Undergraduate Programmes at the Royal College of Music (London);
  • Prof. Irina Kozhenova, Ph.D., Dean of the Department for Music History and Theory of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory;
  • Prof. Michail Saponov, D.A., Head of the Foreign Music History Division of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory;
  • Assc. Prof. Roman Nasonov, Ph.D., Foreign Music History Division of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory;
  • Yaroslava Kabalevskaya, Ph.D., Russian Music History Division of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory;
  • Yulia Kupriyanova, Rector’s Assistant, a graduate of the Royal College of Music (London), a laureate of international competitions, a pianist;
  • Vladislav Tarnopolsky, a teacher at the Contemporary Music Division of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.

The Conference Coordinator: Elizaveta Chernova Translator of the texts: Dmitry Gorbatov

The applications will be selected by the Organising Committee in advance. All travel expenses should be covered by the speaker’s organisation.

Publications:

A collection of articles, for publication in 2020, is envisaged. The articles will be published in both Russian and English.