Upcoming Events

12 September 2020 

BBC Proms on the World Service

7pm, Online

Marina joins Andrew McGregor to offer her insights on the evening's Proms programme:                   Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings (Piano Concerto No. 1)

24 September 2020

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, Online

'Russian Piano Masterpieces: Musorgsky'

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/musorgsky-piano

26 November 2020

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, Online

'Russian Piano Masterpieces: Rachmaninov'

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/rachmaninov-piano

21 January 2021

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, LSO St Luke's

'Russian Piano Masterpieces: Scriabin'

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/scriabin-piano

25 February 2021

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, LSO St Luke's

'Russian Piano Masterpieces: Stravinsky'

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/stravinsky-piano

25 March 2021

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, LSO St Luke's

'Russian Piano Masterpieces: Prokofiev'

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/prokofiev-piano

20 May 2021

Gresham College Lecture
6pm, LSO St Luke's
'Russian Piano Masterpieces: Shostakovich'
https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/shostakovich-piano

Past Events

30 July 2019

BBC Proms Plus Talk

5.15pm, Imperial College Union, London

(an edited version will be broadcast during the interval of the evening Prom)

Marina Frolova-Walker and cultural historian Pauline Fairclough discuss Shostakovich and his Symphony No. 5.

7 September 2019

Autumn Song Festival

 

2pm Corpus Christi College, Cambridge 

'Muses and Cannons: Soviet music and World War II'

21 September 2019

BBC Radio 3: Building a Library

c.9:40 am (live broadcast) 

Prokofiev’s “Classical” Symphony 

24 September 2019

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, Barnard's Inn Hall, London

'Exporting Russia: Diaghilev's Beginnings'

26 September 2019

New Paths Music Festival

10.30am, Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley

'Testament: The Life and World of Dmitri Shostakovich'

15 October 2019

Opera Prelude Lecture Series

10:30am, Cadogan Hall, London

'The Queen of Spades: Pushkin vs Tchaikovsky' 

29 October 2019

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, Barnard’s Inn Hall, London 

'The Ballets Russes: Courting the Exotic'

28 December 2019

BBC Radio 3: Record Review

c. 10.45am, Reviewing Bruckner's Symphonies

21 January 2020

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, Barnard’s Inn Hall, London 

'The Rite of Spring: A Failure and a Triumph

25 January 2020

Oxford Continuing Education

10am–5pm Day School, Ewert House, Oxford 

'Prokofiev: An Artist’s Life in Four Chapters' 

18 February 2020

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, Barnard's Inn Hall, London

'The Ballets Russes: Playing with the Past'

7 April 2020

Gresham College Lecture

6pm, Barnard's Inn Hall, London

'The Ballets Russes: Turning French'

12 May 2020

Gresham College Lecture

6pm Barnard's Inn Hall, London

'Diaghilev and Prokofiev: Return to Emotion'