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International scientific conference ‘Flying on the auditory wave...’, dedicated to the anniversary of Lyudmila Kovnatskaya

On Monday, February 15, 2021, the music sector of the Russian Institute for the History of the Arts is holding an International scientific conference ‘Flying on the auditory wave…’, dedicated to the anniversary of the leading researcher of the Institute, Doctor of Art History Lyudmila Grigoryevna Kovnatskaya.

Lyudmila Grigoryevna Kovnatskaya — authoritative scientist, the head of a large international scientific school, the person, able to inspire colleagues to a great collective effort, whether international Congress, music festival or quite grandiose in concept ‘scientific establishment’, which, for example, is the multi-volume ‘Chronicles of the life and work of D. D. Shostakovich’, created right now.

Work with documents, and personal archives of the great composers and great scientists close to Lyudmila in spirit gave her the opportunity to represent complex multicultural processes, which resulted in a wonderful musical (Britten, Shostakovich) and scientific results, due to which the legacy of Braudo, Druskin, Orlov is still alive and continues to lead the search for the young generation.

The conference is designed as a rather intimate gathering, in which colleagues, students, like-minded people, old friends can tell about some ‘special’ research stories related to the scientific topics of Lyudmila Grigorievna or just able to interest her.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

11.45 Congratulations to Lyudmila Grigoryevna Kovnatskaya from Russian and foreign colleagues

12.30 Arkady Klimovitsky (Saint Petersburg). —About the role of chance at the crossroads of musical subjects

13.00 Natalia Ogarkova (Saint Petersburg). — Social salon in Russia: time, space, music.

13.30 Levon Hakopyan (Moscow). — More about the ‘Nose’: things we haven’t heard before

14.00 Lydia Ader (Saint Petersburg). — Many Faces of Shostakovich

14.3015.00 Break

15.00 Congratulations to Lyudmila Grigoryevna Kovnatskaya from foreign colleagues

15.30 Natalia Katonova (Moscow). — The history Department of St. Petersburg state Conservatory music critics. P. S.

16.00 Anna Porfireva (Saint Petersburg). — The Riddle of Time

16.30 Galina Petrova (Saint Petersburg). — ‘The Damnation of Faust’ by Berlioz, — is it an oratorio?

17.00 Georgy Kovalevsky (Saint Petersburg). — Two Alexanders and two Michaels: ‘Recognition’ of Pushkin–Glinka–Kneifel in the Lermontov space

17.30–18.00 Break

18.00 Rosamund Bartlett (New York). — The personification of Tatiana: Alexandra Panaeva, Anatoly Tchaikovsky and Unrequited Love

18.30 Yuri Gabay (New York)

19.00 Marina Rytsareva (New York). — The Rothschild Violin and the Russian Chant

 

The conference will be partly held in Zoom, partly in the Green Hall of the Russian Institute for the History of the Arts, and will also be broadcast on YouTube.

We invite participants who have not received the conference program and the link to Zoom, as well as listeners, to contact Georgy Viktorovich Kovalevsky geokov@gmail.com and Anna Leonidovna Porfirieva porfira@yandex.ru