March 26, Tuesday, 19:30
Music Between Personal and Public
Alexei Trifonov will talk about how the last few centuries have changed the practice of listening to music in public and private spaces and of how and when the familiar concert format came into existence.
Entrance is free, space is limited, please arrive early
Alexei Trifonov (b. 1976) is a historian, producer and journalist. Since 2006 he has taught at the Russian State Humanities University (as well as lectured at the Faculty of Journalism at Moscow State University and in the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music). He has produced the concerts of Theodore Currentzis and those of numerous Russian musicians, he publishes books and CDs and writes for such editions as Kommersant, Russian Journal, DesIllusionist.
1. Franz Liszt playing for Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth in the Redoute of Buda. Replica by Franz Schmaus and Karl Lafitte
2. James Jacques Joseph Tissot. The Concert. 1875. Oil on canvas. Manchester City Art Galleries
3. Adolph von Menzel. A Flute Concert of Frederick the Great at Sanssouci. 1852. Oil on canvas. 142 x 205 cm. National Galerie, Berlin
4. Thomas William Morley. An Open Air Concert. 1920. Oil on canvas. Private Collection Bourne Gallery
5. Nop Briex. New Year Concert Vienna. 2012. Digital oil painting on canvas