Olesya A. Bobrik


Born in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. Graduated from the Department of Music History and Theory of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (1999), held research fellowships from the Institute of Musicology, University of Vienna (2002) and Paul Sacher Stiftung, Basel (2004). Ph.D. (2007; thesis: Viennese Publishers Universal Edition and Soviet Musicians: History of Collaboration in 1923–1945 (published as a book in 2011). She is currently a Scientific Researcher at the State Institute for Art Studies and at the Archive of the Bolshoi Theatre music library, and holds teaching positions at Moscow Conservatory and Academic Music College at Moscow Conservatory. Her research interests center on history of Russian music of the 19th and 20th centuries, the work of Arthur Lourié and Boleslav Javorsky, the music of the Russian emigration, history of musical publishing, of orchestral styles and vocal art.