Centre for Russian, East-Central European and Post-Soviet Music Studies

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

University of Verona

  • February 9, 2022: Dialogue with Anna Stetsenko on librettology in Russia (starting from the recent book "Librettologija - Vos'maja note v gamme" ["Librettology - the eighth note of the scale"], edited by Anna Stetsenko and Jurij Dmitrin). A book launch.
  • March 16, 2022: Dialogue with Martina Napolitano, "The myth of Orpheus from ancient Greece to postmodern Russia" [from Fomin to Noize MC]
  • April 13, 2022: Giulia De Florio and Alessio Lega "The sung (and translated) poetry of Bulat Okudžava" (reception of Okudzhava in Italy, possibly with a concert in which his music will be played in Italian tranlation)
  • May 18, 2022: Pina Napolitano, "The music of Marina Tsvetaeva" (based on the recent book "Tsvetaeva. Last verses"). A book launch.
  • June 13, 2022: Elena Randi, "The Harlequinade ballet by Marius Petipa and Riccardo Drigo". Presentation of a research project.
  • July 6, 2022: Marco Argentina, “The ballet 'The awakening of Flora' by Marius Petipa and Riccardo Drigo”. Presentation of a research project.

The working language is Italian with the option to switch to English / Russian.


The lecture series take place in digital form, the link will be announced soon.


Organization and contact:

Anna Giust
Associate Professor of Russian Language and Literature (University of Verona)
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