Olga B. Manulkina

Dr. Olga Manulkina is an associate professor at the St Petersburg University, head of a Music criticism MA program, and at the St Petersburg Conservatory. Olga Manulkina is a member of the editorial board of the quarterly journal MUSIC ACADEMY; she was the founding editor-in-chief of the journal OPERA MUSICOLOGICA (2009-2018).

In 2002 Olga Manulkina was a Fulbright scholar at the Graduate Centre of the CUNY. She is a member of the St. Petersburg Composers’ Union (from 1999 to 2014 — a member of the board), of Pro Arte Foundation board of experts. She was a member of the jury of Russian National Theatre Prize «Golden Mask» (2007, 2010 and 2012), an organizer of a number of festivals and conferences and a curator of «American season in St Petersburg» (2008).

Olga Manulkina was a music critic of the Russian federal newspaper Kommersant and Afisha magazine. She is the author of the book From Ives to Adams: American Music of the Twentieth Century (2010), numerous articles on Russian and American music, a number of translations, including Shostakovich: A Life Remembered by E. Wilson (2006), and over 500 reviews and articles published in newspapers and magazines. She has compiled and edited with Pavel Gershenzon a book A Century of Le Sacre – a Century of Modernism (Bolshoi theatre, 2013) and New Russian Music Criticism. 1993-2003 (1st volume, Opera, Moscow, 2015).