Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

Katerina Levidou

She is a Swiss Federal Scholar at the University of Lausanne, while previously she held a Junior Research Fellowship at Christ Church, University of Oxford. She studied musicology, the piano and music theory at undergraduate level in Greece ( University of Athens and National Conservatory of Greece). She received a Master’s degree in musicology from King’s College, University of London (funded by the A. S. Onassis Benefit Foundation) and a doctorate from the University of Oxford (St Antony’s College, funded by the Ismene Fitch Foundation and a Vice-Chancellor’s Fund Award). She has published several articles and book chapters on Russian and Greek music (most recently in the Journal of the Royal Musical Association and the Slavonic and East European Review). Her current projects include a monograph on the relationship between Stravinskian neoclassicism and Eurasianism, and two co-edited volumes on the reception of Greek antiquity in music since the nineteenth century. She has presented papers and has given invited talks at several international musicological and Slavic conferences and forums. As co-convenor of the Study Group for Russian and Eastern European Music of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies she has co-organised seven international conferences. She has taught undergraduate classes and tutorials at the University of Oxford . Her research interests include Eastern European (especially Russian and Greek) music, modernism, nationalism, emigration, music and politics, music and spirituality, musical constructions of identity and aesthetics.