“…SUPPORT IS EVERYWHERE”. An interview with Irina P. Susidko
Irina P. Susidko, Full Professor, Doctor of Art Studies, Head of the Analytical Musicology Department at the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, is one of the leading musicologists in Russia. She is a Chair of the Academy’s Dissertation Council. She supervises graduate theses and doctoral dissertations. She also leads a range of international research projects: an online journal Contemporary Musicology and two regular conferences— Opera in Musical Theater: History and Present Time and Musical Composition.
Musical Composition was initiated by professors of the Analytical Musicology Department. The conference focuses on current issues in studying music, its internal canons, the development history of its idiom and material, as well as state of the art in the technique of musical composition. The goal of the research forum Opera in Musical Theater is to explore opera as a synthetic phenomenon in all its multiple dimensions: music, poetry and literature, scenography, vocal performance, and the director’s vision.
In her interview, Irina Susidko spoke about the conferences taking place in 2021 and new opportunities that opened up for the Academy due to its victory in the “Priority 2030” program.Susidko, Nagina interw 2021-3 fin