OCTOBER 27, FRIDAY
11 a. m.ľ6. 00 p. m.
T he International Conference ôSchostakovich-2006ö: Finds
and Discoveriesö. This title is explained through contents
of reports. Its greater part consists of finds: recently found
manuscripts of unknown works of Schostakovich; drafts of his
non-realized ideas and of completed works Ś from earliest to the
latest, never investigated before by researchers; piano transcriptions
and orchestral arrangements of the works by Western classics. A
discovery for audience may be scientific approaches and themes of
reports covering anew the life and works of the composer.
The conference is to be participated in by the Moscow
researchers Ś L. Akopian (Institute of Arts Researches), O.
Digonskaya (Glinka Museum of Musical Culture and Schostakovich
Archive), I. Barsova and Ye. Vlasova (Moscow Conservatoire).
St. Petersburg is represented by A. Klimovitsky, L. Kovnatskaya
(Conservatoire and Institute of Arts History) and V. Smirnov
(Conservatoire)/ The foreign guest of the conference is Mr. Richard
Taruskin, the Professor of Berkeley University (CA, the USA), who is
an outstanding musicologist and critic, greatest specialist in Russian
and Soviet music.
The chair of the Conference is Mrs. Professor L. Kovnatskaya
ôD. D. SHOSTAKOVICH Ś
he exhibition ôD.D. Shostakovich Ś Materials and Documentation
to mark his 100th Birthdayö has been prepared by the Scientific
Musical Library of the St. Petersburg Conservatoire. The exhibition
includes manuscript sheets, letters, photographs, concert programmes,
Shostakovich works from the library mentioned above, the Archive, the
Conservatoire Museum of History, and Central State Archive for Literature
and Arts, Russian Institute for Arts History, Central State Archive for
Cinematic, Photographic, and Phonographic Documentation, as well as
from private collections.
Many documents are being displayed for the first time.
MATERIALS AND DOCUMENTATION
TO MARK HIS 100th BIRTHDAYö