The Public and the Audience: Shall We Follow or Develop Their Preferences?

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A COURSE OF LECTURES "MUSICAL HERMENEUTICS: DO WE KNOW HOW TO LISTEN TO MUSIC?"

April 2, Tuesday, 19:30
The Public and the Audience: Shall We Follow or Develop Their Preferences?
Alexei Trifonov

To what extent are our preferences in music repertoire dependent on social, cultural and personal characteristics? Is it that we really dislike the music by a composer, or just have not heard the right interpretation?

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.

Images:
1. Albrecht Altdorfer. The Battle of Alexander at Issus. 1529. Oil on panel. 158 х 120 cm. Alte Pinakothek, Munich
2. Caspar David Friedrich. The Monk by the Sea. 1810. Oil on canvas. 110 x 170 cm. Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin
3. Konstantin Bogaevsky. Mountain landscape. Early 1940s. Oil on canvas. Aivazovsky National Art Gallery, Feodosia
4. Odilon Redon. Butterflies. Circa 1910. Oil on canvas. 73.9 x 54.9 cm. Museum of Modern Art, New York
5. Odilon Redon. Evocation of Butterflies. 1911. Oil on canvas. 55.2 x 41.3 cm. Detroit Institute of Arts
6. Damien Hirst. Detail of butterflies on household gloss paint in "Love-In". 2008. Butterflies, cubic zirconia and household gloss on canvas. 214 x 214 cm

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