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(M)other Russia: a Study Day Researching and Performing Russian Music

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Centre for Russian Music / Centre for Contemporary Music Cultures (Goldsmith's, University of London)

Culture, Composition, Politics – Series One.

Admission Free

Saturday 14 February 2009

10am – 5:30pm
Council Chamber, Deptford Town Hall

(M)other Russia
A Study Day
Researching and Performing Russian Music

Special guest: composer Vladimir Martynov (Moscow)
Martynov’s opera ‘ La Vita Nuova’ ( after Dante) to be performed by LPO under Vladimir Jurowski on 18 February 2009 at the Royal Festival Hall

10.00 – Talk
Tara Wilson : 'Vladimir Martynov and the 'Rebirth' of (Russian)
Music: Space, Time, Ritual and Performance'

10.30 - Vladimir Martynov plays his piano work 'Bricolage'

11.00 - Vladimir Martynov in conversation with Roger Redgate and Alexander Ivashkin

12 -1 pm Lunch (own arrangements)

1pm - Talk
Anna Kounadi: "What did Scriabin actually played?'

1.30 - Recital
Anna Kounadi ( piano) .
Scriabin's Piano Sonata No 2

1.45 - Lecture- recital
Elena Artamonova: " Russian viola as a reflection of traditional and modern. From Roslavets to our days"
Including performances of works by Vasilenko, Kovalev and Schnittke.

With Elena Nalimova, piano

2.30 - Talk
Rachel Foulds: 'An Equivocal Relationship and Acrimonious Split: A Chronicle of Influence in the music of Dmitri Shostakovich and Galina Ustvolskaya'.

3pm - Recital
Elena Nalimova (piano), Pavlos Carvalho (cello)
Galina Ustvolskaya. Six Piano Preludes (1953)
Galina Ustvolskaya. Grand Duet for Violoncello and Piano (1959)

3.45 - Talk
Drosostalitsa Moraiti : ' Pleasant against irritating: evolution of Schnittke's piano style'

4.10 - Recital
Drosostalitsa Moraiti (piano)
Schnittke - Piano Preludes, 1953-55 ( world premiere)
Korndorf – Yarilo ( 1981), for piano and tape.

4.45 -5.15 - Round table discussion chaired by Rachel Foulds


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