International Academic Conference From Taverner to Tavener: Five Centuries of English Sacred Music

22 September 2014 - 23 September 2014 |

Day One: Monday, September 22

Session: 11.00 a. m. — 13:30 p. m.
Moderator — Konstantin Zenkin
Doctor of Fine Arts, Deputy Rector, Professor at Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory

11.00 a. m. — 11.30 a. m. Natalia Khodakova
Postgraduate at Kharkov I. P. Kotlyarevsky Art University (Ukraine)
Contrapunctus Simplex in W. Byrd’s Motets

11.30 a. m. — 12.00. p. m. Natalia Duda
Postgraduate at Rostov S. V. Rakhmaninov Conservatory
The Harmony of the Spheres, the Penitent and the Witch of Endor in the Divine Hymns by Henry Purcell

12.00 p. m. — 12.30 p. m. Ekaterina Antonenko
Ph. D., lecturer at Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory
The «true genius» of English Music: on the Choral Works by Thomas Linley the younger

12.30 p. m. — 13.00. p. m. Konstantin Zhabinskiy
Senior Bibliographer at Rostov S. V. Rakhmaninov Conservatory
Requiem Mass in the English Music, 1980–2000: from Britten to Lloyd-Webber

13.00 p. m. — 13.30 p. m. Roman Nassonov
Ph. D., Assistant Professor at Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory
John Tavener’s “Ikons in Sound” and Pavel Florensky’s “Iconostasis”

Break: 13.30 p. m. — 14.30 p. m.

Lecture: 14.30 p. m. — 15.30. p. m.
Ivan Moody
Ph. D., Rector, Parish of St John the Russian, Estoril (Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople), Professor of Church Music at the University of Eastern Finland
John Tavener: Mysticism and Mathematics

Round Table: 16.00 p. m. — 19.00 p. m.
The Contemporary Composer and the Sacred Tradition
Moderator — Konstantin Zenkin

Day Two: Tuesday, September 23

Lecture: 12.00 p. m. — 13.30 p. m.
Roman Nassonov
Reflections on Death in John Tavener’s Work: from “Celtic Requiem” to “Requiem. Fragments”

Break: 13.30 p. m. — 14.30 p. m.

Lecture: 14.30 p. m. — 15.30 p. m.
David SkinnerFellow, Praelector, and Osborn Director of Music at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
“A plaine & distinct note”: Music and the English Reformations, c. 1520 — c. 1560