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Olga Halday

Associate Professor
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Olga Haldey's areas of expertise include Russian music after 1800, opera, early modernist philosophy and aesthetics, and the music of Igor Stravinsky. A winner of the Alvin H. Johnson AMS-50 dissertation award, she has also received support from the Paul Sacher Stiftung of Basel, Switzerland, and a number of other fellowships and grants.

Dr. Haldey is the author of Mamontov’s Private Opera: The Search for Modernism in Russian Theater (Indiana University Press, 2010). Her research has been published in Journal of Musicology, Verdi Forum, Opera Journal, Russian Review, Notes, Double Reed, Australian Journal of Music Education, and Victorian Journal of Music Education. Several of her articles will also appear in the forthcoming Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Currently, Dr. Haldey is completing (with a collaborator) a facsimile edition of sketches and drafts for Stravinsky’s Les Noces, and working on her most recent project – a study of Russian opera after 1950. She also regularly reviews opera performances in Washington, DC, area for the online journal Opera Today.

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