Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA

Marina Frolova-Walker is Gresham Professor of Music. She is a Russian-born British musicologist and music historian. She is Professor of Music History and Director of Studies in Music at Clare College, Cambridge. 

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker is a specialist in the Russian music of the 19th and 20th centuries. She has published extensively on Russian music and is a well-known lecturer and broadcaster for BBC Radio 3. Among her many awards and appointments, she is a Fellow of the British Academy and was awarded the Edward Dent Medal in 2015 by the Royal Musical Association for her achievements in musicology. 

She was appointed as Visiting Gresham Professor of Russian Music in 2018-19. 

You can find more information on Marina and her research interests here: https://www.marinafrolova-walker.com/

Professor Frolova-Walker's lecture series are as follows:

2021/22 Music Under Stalin

2020/21 Russian Piano Masterpieces

2019/20 Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes

2018/19 Russian Opera and the State (as Visiting Gresham Professor of Russian Music)

All lectures by the Gresham Professors of Music can be accessed here.

Upcoming Lectures
Recent Past Lectures
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How can music be “Socialist Realist”?

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 18 November 2021 - 6:00PM
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Shostakovich on Trial: from Lady Macbeth to the Fifth Symphony

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 13 January 2022 - 6:00PM
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Prokofiev the Soviet Artist

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 10 February 2022 - 6:00PM
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Soviet Music in World War II

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 24 March 2022 - 6:00PM
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The Year 1948 in Soviet Music

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 19 May 2022 - 6:00PM
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Modernism Rampant: Shostakovich and Mosolov

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 23 September 2021 - 6:00PM
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Russian Piano Masterpieces: Shostakovich

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 6:00PM
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Russian Piano Masterpieces: Prokofiev

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 25 March 2021 - 6:00PM
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Russian Piano Masterpieces: Stravinsky

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Friday, 26 February 2021 - 6:00PM
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Russian Piano Masterpieces: Scriabin

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 21 January 2021 - 6:00PM
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Russian Piano Masterpieces: Rachmaninov

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Thursday, 26 November 2020 - 6:00PM
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Prokofiev's Epic Opera

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
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Power, Suffering & Drama: The Opera Boris Godunov

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
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The First True Russian Opera?

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA
Friday, 16 November 2018