Larisa V. Kirillina

Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor at the Foreign Music History Department, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Moscow, Russia.

Larisa Kirillina teaches at the Moscow conservatory and does research at the State Institute for Art Studies. In 1985 she received her M.A. from the Moscow conservatory, where she had studied the history and theory of music under Yu. Kholopov, beethoven's music under N. Fischman, and taken organ lessons from B. Romanov. In 1990 she earned her Ph.D. with a dissertation on Beethoven and the music theory in the 18th and early 19th centuries, and in 1996 her Grand Ph.D. with a dissertation on the classical style in the music of the 18th and early 19th centuries. L. Kirillina has taken part in international conferences and congresses in Germany, UK, and russia. She is a fellow of the Society for Eighteenth Century Studies at the russian Academy of Sciences and Arts. L. Kirillina is the author of a number of monographs on the style of music of the 18th and early 19th centuries, Italian opera of the first part of the 20th century, Gluck’s operas, and Beethoven. She is the author of translations and over a hundred articles published in music journals, both printed and online.