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Audrone Žiūraitytė

Audrone Žiūraitytė

Audrone Žiūraitytė

Ms. AUDRONĖ ŽIŪRAITYTĖ (1952) is a Doctor of Arts and an Associate Professor at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Department of Music Theory).

In 1987, she defended her doctoral thesis on Lithuanian Ballet. Formation and Development of the Genre. She was the Chair of the Musicologists' Section of the Lithuanian Composers' Union (1995-2005). She edited three monographs: Algis Žiūraitis (1996, in Lithuanian and English), Algis Žiūraitis. Correspondence, recollections (with CD; 2005, in Lithuanian), Patchwork for my City. A monograph on the music of Onutė Narbutaitė (2006, in Lithuanian and English), Not only on the ballet, selected articles and reviews (2009, in Lithuanian).

Audronė Žiūraitytė is also the editor of the selected papers of the 9th Conference of Polish and Lithuanian musicologists Music in Music (2004, in Lithuanian and Polish) as well as the 38th Baltic Musicological Conference Musical Work: Boundaries and Interpretations (2006, in English and German). She co-edited material of the Symposia Music of the Twentieth Century within the Horizons of Musicology (2001, in English and German) and Deutsch-baltische musikalische Beziehungen: Geschichte - Gegenwart - Zukunf (2003), Constructing Modernity and Reconstructing Nationality. Lithuanian Music in the 20th Century (with CD; 2004), Litauische Musik. Idee und Geschichte einer musikalischen Nationalbewegung in ihrem europäischen Kontext (to be published in 2010).

Her publications are mostly concerned with the issues of musical theatre and compositions by Lithuanian composers. In 1991, she won Vladas Jakubėnas Fund (USA) award for her critical essays; in 2005, received a diploma from Vytautas Landsbergis Foundation for Lithuanian music research and popularization in the collection Construction Modernity and Reconstruction Nationality. Lithuanian Music in the 20th Century.

 

 

 


 

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