Past Event

Symposium: Sergei Prokofiev in the 21st Century

June 16, 2023
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Positioning Prokofiev in the 21st Century and Beyond

Friday June 16, 2023

9:30-9:40am   Welcome & opening remarks

9:40-11:15am   Ballet and the Neoclassical
Natalia Savkina: About Prokofiev’s Neoclassicism
Michaela Franzen: Sur le Borysthène: Migratory Aesthetics and Neoclassical Ballet in Interwar Paris
Rita McAllister: Sur le Borysthène: An ‘Unfairly Rejected Opus’
Panel moderator:
 Nicolas Moron

11:30-1pm Prokofiev’s Musical Languages
Nuno Lucas: Beyond ‘Iron and Steel’: Unveiling Texture in Prokofiev’s Second Symphony
Barbara Nissman: The Three War Sonatas: A Performer’s View
Panel moderator:
 Inessa Bazayev

2-3:30pm  Prokofiev and his Worlds
Nicolas Moron: Prokofiev and his Editorial Process
Campbell Shiflett: Poulenc’s Prokofiev
Maria Vinogradova and Anastasiia Dolgikh: Sergei Prokofiev the Moviemaker: Within, Behind and Around the Images
Panel moderator:
 Christina Guillaumier

3:45-5pm  Round Table: Prokofiev in the 21st Century 
Gabriel Prokofiev
Simon Morrison
Inessa Bazayev
Christina Guillaumier
Nicolas Moron

Location: Butler Library 203. Click here for in-person registration.

Click here for Zoom registration. 

The event is organized by the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University with support from the Harriman Institute and the Serge Prokofiev Foundation.