An international conference "Russia Abroad: Music and Russian
Orthodoxy" will be held in the Library-Foundation "Russia Abroad"
www.bfrz.ru from 17 to 19 September 2008.
The conference will examine various aspects of the musical life and
activities of Russian Orthodox diasporas in the twentieth century. We
welcome interdisciplinary approaches considering music in wide
historical and church-historical contexts and revealing recurring
patterns in the development of different forms of art.
The range of possible subjects:
Papers may be accompanied by audio, video and photographic materials.
Computer presentations are also possible.
The working languages are Russian and English.
An exhibition is planned. The "Kastalsky" Moscow Male-Voice Chamber
Choir (directed by Alexey Rudnevsky) will give a concert of music by
Svetlana Nikolaevna Dubrovina – Head of the International Department,
Library-Foundation "Russia Abroad",
Dmitry Konstantinovich Trubchaninov – Coordinator of International
Programmes, Library-Foundation "Russia Abroad",
Svetlana Georgievna Zvereva – Senior Research Fellow, State Institute
for the Study of the Arts.
Please send questions about the conference organization to Dmitry
Please send paper proposals by 30 July to Svetlana Zvereva: email@example.com