Department of Music

Russian-Finnish Music Contacts at the Turn of the Twentieth Century in the Context of the Franco-Russian Alliance
St Petersburg, October 2004


RUSSIAN INSTITUTE OF ART HISTORY
(Isaakievskaya Square, 5. Saint Petersburg)
Music Sector

RUSSIAN-FINNISH MUSIC CONTACTS
AT THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY
IN THE CONTEXT OF THE FRANCO-RUSSIAN ALLIANCE

International interdisciplinary scientific conference
4-6 October 2004


The Conference is supported by the Finnish General Consulate in Saint
Petersburg


PROGRAMME

Monday, 4 October

11.00-12.00 Conference opening:

Tatiana Klyavina, Director of the Institute of Art History
Irina Santto, Finnish Consul in Saint Petersburg
Anna L. Porfiryeva, Head of Music Sector of the Institute of Art History
Helena Tyrvainen (Helsinki: Sibelius Academy)
Marc Vignal (Paris)
Janna V. Knyazeva (Saint Petersburg: Institute of Art History)

12.00-16.00

Tomi Makela (University of Magdeburg/Berlin - Helsinki):

"Nordic" Modernism in the focus of artistic "Internationalism". A
methodological and musicological footnote on regionalist studies in the 21st
Century


Leif Jonsson (Trondheim: University of Trondheim/ Norway):

Travels by 19th-century musicians in Northern Europe to and from St
Petersburg:  A short introduction to a research field


Marc Vignal (Paris):

L'Exposition Universelle de Paris de 1900 comme embleme des relations
triangulaires Finlande-France-Russie


Boris F. Volodin (Saint Petersburg: Russian National Library):

Hella Wuolijoki in Saint Petersburg


16.30 Dinner

18.30 Excursion to Russian National Library


Tuesday, 5 October

11.00-16.00

Helena Tyrvainen (Helsinki: Sibelius Academy):

Across borders - Russian (and Franco-Russian) influence on the Finnish
composer Uuno Klami


Vera I. Nilova (Petrozavodsk: Conservatoire, Ministry of Culture of the
Republic of Karelia):

French-Russian Impressionism in Finnish music of the early 20th century


Jean Gribenski (Universite de Poitiers/Paris):

Pauline Viardot et l'apparition des musiques russe et finlandaise a Paris, a
la fin du XIXe siecle


Marina A. Iljichova (Saint Petersburg: Institute of Art History):

Ballet-master Marius Petipa in Saint Petersburg, Paris and Helsinki


Andrej A. Mikhajlov (Saint Petersburg: Humanitarian university, Institute of
Military History):

Finns in the Russian army


16.30 Dinner

19.00 Reception at Finnish Consul Irina Santto


Wednesday, 6 October

11.00 - 14.30

Valentina V. Kukuschkina (Saint Petersburg: Russian National Library):

Finnish toponomics of Saint Petersburg at the turn of the 19th century


Veijo Murtomaki (Helsinki: Sibelius Academy):

The influence of the Finnish-Karelian folk music on Sibelius's tonal-modal
language


Fabian Dahlstrom (Turku: Abo Akademi University):

Not only Sibelius and Kajanus


Seija Lappalainen (Helsinki: Helsinki University):

Russian musicians in Helsinki: 1809-1917


14.45-16.00 Final discussion

16.30 Dinner

18.30 Excursion

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