"A Shostakovich Study Day"

6 November 2004



Welcome / introduction:
Lewis Owens & Alexander Ivashkin

Key-note adress:
"Why is Shostakovich's Music so hard to Understand?"
David Fanning (University of Manchester)

Tea / Coffee

"Shostakovich - First Russian minimalist"
Alexander Ivashkin (Goldsmith's College)

"My Shostakovich"
Dmitri Smirnov (Goldsmith's College)

Talk by artists Annabel Carey & David Birch


Lunch-time recital:
Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No. 2 (opus 61)
Alissa Firsova

Shostakovich: Viola Sonata (opus 147)
Alissa Firsova, piano & Daniel Palmizio, viola

"Shostakovich's 24 Preludes and Fugues opus 87; Subtexts in Context"
Tanya Ursova (Goldsmith's College)

"Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something... Red? Found Music in Shostakovich's Film Scores"
John Riley (BUFVC)

Shostakovich and the DSCH monogram: a theoretical exposition
Kristian Hibberd (Goldsmith's College)

Tea / Coffee

Prize Draw

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor (opus 57)

Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok (opus 127)
Ensemble MP3

Final Questions


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  London London  
Richard Muirden, Robert Nichols & Daria Wieczorek Lewis Owens Lewis Owens
John Riley
David Fanning David Fanning
Alexander Ivashkin
Alexander Ivashkin Example Alexander Ivashkin
Dmitri Smirnov Public Public Noƫlle Mann, Alexander Ivashkin & Sir Edward Downes
  Dmitri Smirnov Dmitri Smirnov  
  Annabel Carey & David Birch Henny van der Groep, Metin Paksoy & Banu Kilan Paksoy  
Exposition; Banu Kilan Paksoy
Exposition; Banu Kilan Paksoy
Public Concert hall Alissa Firsova Alissa Firsova & Daniel Palmizio
  Alissa Firsova & Daniel Palmizio Alissa Firsova & Daniel Palmizio  
  Tanya Ursova Tanya Ursova  
John Riley
Alan Mercer, John Riley
Kristian Hibberd
  Richard Muirden & John Riley John Riley, Metin Paksoy & Banu Kilan Paksoy  
Public; Daria Wieczorek, David Fanning, Martin Anderson
Public; Daria Wieczorek, David Fanning, Martin Anderson
Public; David Birch
Prize Draw
Prize Draw
Prize Draw
Ensemble MP3
Ensemble MP3
Ensemble MP3
Diner; Richard Muirden, Daria Wieczorek, John Riley
Diner; Richard Muirden, Daria Wieczorek
Diner; John Riley, Robert Nichols, Metin Paksoy, Banu Kilan Paksoy
London London London London