International conference Opera in Musical Theater: History and Present Time

Moscow 11 -13 November 2019

Department of Music Analysis (https://gnesin-academy.ru) and electronic peer-reviewed   «Contemporary musicology ” (http://gnesinsjournal.ru) (Gnesins Russian Academy of Music) in cooperation with Department of West Europe classical art (State Institute of Art Studies (http://sias.ru/en/ ) invite to an international conference « Opera in Musical Theater: History and Present Time» in Moscow, Russia, November 11–13, 2019.

Call for Papers

Future event is going to be the 4th conference within the framework of the continuing scientific project. The aim of this project: evaluation of present-day musical theater and its research, сonsideration of opera as a theatrical phenomenon.The theme of the conference relates to the following areas:

  • Opera genres in historical and cultural context
  • opera librettos and literary sources: the word and music – from dramma per musica to  Literaturoper
  • Issues of the opera performance: decorative art and staging
  • baroque opera : history of production, new interpretations
  • operatic works of contemporary composers: from the score to the performance
  • opera perception
  • opera score: textual criticism, editing and edition
  • round table discussion for young researchers: the latest trends in the musical theater: the new word-gesture-sound syncretism, music in the drama theater.

We encourage applications from within the academy at all levels but also independent researchers, writers and artists.

We have the intention to select papers for a conference. Please send each abstract both in anonymized and unanonymized forms

Submission process

Please send proposals to lspriv@mail.ru no late then May 15, 2019

Emails should include:

  • photo close-up in TIFF or JPG format (from 300 to 600 dpi);
  • brief CV of each participant, including academic degree, academic title, place of work (position) or study, contact information (phone, e-mail).
  • title of presentation.
  • Abstracts should be 300- 400 words long (without any subheadings) and  clearly present a research question/aim, critical review of the literature, methodology, results and conclusions. Abstracts should be submitted in pdf or docх.

Presentations should be 20 minutes in length, and will be followed by an additional 5 minutes for questions and discussion.

Official languages: English, Russian, German  

Full audiovisual support will be offered. For all enquiries please contact the organising team at lspriv@mail.ru

Registration: Free. Рarticipants pay their own travel and accommodation expenses

Proceedings:

Selected revised papers will be published in a special issue of online scientific journal “Contemporary musicology” (included into Russian Science Citation Index)

For more information about manuscript preparation visit the magazine’s website:http://gnesinsjournal.ru

Important dates :

Submission deadline: May 15, 2019

Notification of acceptance: Juny 1, 2019

Conference: November 11-13, 2019

International conference «Musical composition: from intention to opus»

Moscow 9 -11 April 2019

Department of Music Analysis (http://test.gnesin-academy.ru) and electronic peer-reviewed   “Contemporary musicology» ( http://gnesinsjournal.ru ) by Gnesins Russian Academy of music invite to an international conference entitled «Musical composition: from intention to opus» in Moscow, Russia, April 9 – 11, 2019.

Call for Papers

Future conference is going to be the third one within the framework of the project «Technique of musical composition: theory and practice». The aim of this project: to elucidate the process of creation and comprehention of musical works.

The theme of the conference relates to (but is not limited to) the following areas:

  • The idea of the work and its realization
  • Draft, sketch, editing as sources for understanding the creative process
  • Commission and “free creativity” in composition
  • Models in composing
  • Musical composition in the author’s explanations
  • Composer and literary text of his works
  • Performer and musical structure: mutual effect

We encourage applications from within the academy at all levels but also independent researchers, writers and artists.

We have the intention to select papers for a conference. Please send each abstract both in anonymized and unanonymized forms. Please send proposals to muscomposition19@gmail.com by 1st January

Emails should include:

  • photo close-up in TIFF or JPG format (from 300 to 600 dpi);
  • short biography and full contact details including any institutional affiliations.
  • title of presentation.
  • Abstracts should be up to 400 words and clearly present a research question/aim, critical review of the literature, methodology, results and conclusions.

Proposals should be submitted in pdf or docх.

Presentations should be 20 minutes in length, and will be followed by an additional 5 minutes for questions and discussion.

Full audiovisual support will be offered. For all enquiries please contact the organising team at muscomposition19@gmail.com

Registration: Free. Рarticipants pay their own travel and accommodation expenses

Proceedings:

Selected revised papers will be published in a special issue of online scientific journal reviewed  «Contemporary musicology». For more information please visit the website (which is under construction): http://gnesinsjournal.ru

Key dates:

Submission deadline: 1st January 2019

Notification of acceptance: 1st February 2019

Conference: 9-11th April  2019

Final papers: 1st June 2019

Revision and publication: September 2019 – 2020

Official languages:

English and Russian

Programming Committee:

Susidko Irina, Full Professor, Head of the Department of of Music Analysis at Gnesins Russian Academy of music, Ph.D, Dsc

Naumenko Tatyana Full Professor, Head of the Department of Musical Theory at Gnesins Russian Academy of music, Ph.D, Dsc

Tsaregradskaya Tatyana, Full Professor, Head of the Foreign Department at Gnesins Russian Academy of music. Ph.D. Dsc

Gerver Larisa Full Professor of Music Theory at Gnesins Russian Academy of music. Ph.D

Philip Ewell Associate Professor of Music Theory at Hunter College, City University of New York, Ph.D. in Music Theory, Yale University

Vyazkova Elena Full Professor of Music Theory at Gnesins Russian Academy of music. Ph.D

Organising Committee:

Pilipenko Nina  Associate Professor at Gnesins Russian Academy of music. Ph.D

Sidorova Elena  Associate Professor at Gnesins Russian Academy of music. Ph.D

Klepova Anna  senior lecturer at Gnesins Russian Academy of music. Ph.D

Poroshenkov Valery  senior lecturer at Gnesins Russian Academy of music.

Makartseva Ekaterina  senior lecturer at Gnesins Russian Academy of music