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An event of Dom Radio residency
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May 24, 19:00

The Knots of Time: Concert and Presentation of a Monograph on André Volkonsky

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Program

Part I. Presentation of the book The Knots of Time. The Era of André Volkonsky. Memoirs, Letters, Research published in the St. Petersburg publishing house Jaromír Hladík Press, with the participation of Alexei Lubimov, Joseph Raiskin, Marianna Vysotskaya. The presentation will be hosted by Alexey Munipov.

Part II. A concert performed by the artists of the musicAeterna choir and guest musicians.

On the programme:

Chamber vocal music of the 16th century

Valentin Silvestrov
Three Waltzes with Postludium, Op. 3 (2005–2006). Dedication to André Volkonsky
Performed by Alexey Lubimov

Music by André Volkonsky:
Piano Quintet in D Minor, Op. 5 (1954–1955)
Musica Stricta (Fantasia Ricercata) for solo piano, Op. 11 (1956)
Was noch lebt… (“That which is still alive…”) for mezzo-soprano and string trio to the lyrics by Johannes Bobrowski (1985)
Psalm 148 “Praise the Lord from the heavens” for women’s choir, organ and timpani (1989)

Details

Prince André Mikhailovich Volkonsky, a descendant of the famous Decembrist, composer, organist and harpsichordist, stands at the origins of two major trends in Soviet music at once: the post-war avant-garde and historically informed performance.

A new monograph by the St. Petersburg publishing house Jaromír Hladík Press The Knots of Time. The Era of André Volkonsky. Memoirs, Letters, Research is a voluminous collection of works by and about Volkonsky. It contains the composer’s own texts, reminiscences of his relatives, friends and colleagues, as well as theoretical studies of his work. The timeline of André Volkonsky’s life, a complete annotated catalogue of his works, and a complete discography have been published for the first time. The book provides previously unpublished pages of correspondence, conversations and memoirs, as well as some of the already published texts. It systematizes the Soviet and foreign press to the premieres of works and concerts by Volkonsky.

Participants:

Alexey Munipov, Alexei Liubimov, Joseph Raiskin, Marianna Vysotskaia

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May 24, 19:00

The Knots of Time: Concert and Presentation of a Monograph on André Volkonsky

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