A COURSE OF LECTURES "MUSICAL HERMENEUTICS: DO WE KNOW HOW TO LISTEN TO MUSIC?"
April 23, Tuesday, 19:30
The Performers and Their Role in the European Culture
How have creative challenges and the social status of a musician within European musical culture changed over the XVII-XXI centuries, as well as the performer's repertoire and their skills.
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. Gerrit van Honthorst. Concert. 1626-1630. Oil on canvas. 168 x 202 cm. Galleria Borghese, Rome
2. Marc Chagall. The Concert. 1957. Oil on canvas. 140 х 239,5 cm. Private collection
3. Pietro Longhi. The Concert. 1741. Oil on canvas. 60 x 49 cm. Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice