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2018 Kyoto Prize Symposium Honoring Dr. Richard Taruskin

2018 Kyoto Prize Symposium Honoring Dr. Richard Taruskin

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location

Camino Hall, Shiley Theatre

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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University of San Diego

A Musicologist and Critic of Prodigious Erudition Who Has Transformed Contemporary Perspectives on Music through Historical Research and Essays That Defy Conventional Critical Paradigms

Dr. Richard Taruskin has pioneered a new dimension in Western music culture through musicology research that transcends conventional historiographical methodologies, issuing sharp critical analysis backed by exhaustive knowledge of many diverse fields. His unrivaled perspective has significantly influenced both performance and study, elevating the importance and creative value of critical discourse to the music world.

Taruskin is widely acknowledged as the leading scholar in the field of Russian music today. His master’s thesis, "Vladimir Vasilievich Stasov: Functionary in Art" (1968) — which won the Bennet Prize from the Columbia University Department of English and Comparative Literature for the best essay in the humanities other than a Ph.D. dissertation — laid the groundwork for his research in Russian music, which has remained the focus of most of his scholarship.

Join us for an unforgettable discussion with the world's leading scholar of Russian music. 

Visit the Kyoto Prize Symposium website for more information.

Additional afternoon event:

"The Many Dangers of Music"
Thursday, March 22, 2018
2 - 3:30 p.m. in Manchester Hall
RSVP for the afternoon session

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