Vita LINDENBERGA

Vita Lindberga Photo Prof., Dr. hab. art. Vita Lindenberga - 29 December 1942.

Education:

  • Jaseps Medins Music College (1960 - 1964), graduated with distinguishion,
  • Latvian Academy of Music, the Department of Musicology (1964 - 1969) graduated with distinguishion,
  • Post-graduated studies (Leningrad) - 1969 - 1973. Dr. dissertation "The Dramaturgy of B. Britten’s operas". Dr. degree - 1973.
  • Post-graduated studies (Riga - Kiev) - 1984. - 1988. Dr. hab. art dissertation "The Contemporary Operas of the Baltic Composers in Comparison with the Main Trends of the Operas in the XX Century". Dr. hab. art degree - 1989.

Pedagogical work:

  • Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Music - 1967
  • Prof. assist., 1973
  • Prof., 1989
  • Head of the Department of Musicology 1994.

Main courses and directions:

  • "The baroque and Renaissance Music",
  • "Music in the XX and at the end of the XIX century ",
  • "Contemporary technics".

Scientific work:

  • About 200 articles,
  • 3 monographs:
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    • "Latvian Radio and TV Choir" - 1981, (published in Latvian in Riga),
    • The dramaturgy of B. Britten’s operas - 1975, (published in Russian in Riga),
    • "The contemporary operas of Baltic composers" - 1989 (published in Russian in St. Petersbourg),
  • Head of the completed research programm "Music in Riga in the XIX century" - 400 p..

Lectures:

  • about Latvian music in Lübeck (1990, 1992, 1995), in Adelaide (1996),

Participation in conferences:

  • presentation of papers in scientific conferences about the dramaturgy of the opera’s genre, choir music problems, the music of the Baltic composers, different cultural problems (Wilnius, Tallin, Moscow, St. Petersbourg, Kiew, Minsk, Budapest, Cologne, Lübeck, Greifswald, Chemnitz, Zwickau, Berlin, Strasbourg), 
  • International R. Wagner Society'sBaden-Baden (1995),
  • Frankfurt am Main (1996).

 


Twice ELIA (European League of Institutes of the Arts) Board member (1990-92, 1992-94);

The contact person for ELIA from the Latvian Academy of Music from 1990;

Member of the Latvian Composers Union (1973), Board member from 1995;

Board member of the Cyclopedia Edition Cologne (1995);

The representative of Latvia in EAS (European Association for Music in Schools);

The President of the Riga R. Wagner Society (from 1992).


Realisation of the EC TEMPUS Programm for further researches and experience (Lübeck - 1992, Hamburg - 1995).

Involving in the "Kaleidoscope programm" - European Community support for culture" (1997) - cultural project, carried out in partnership: "The musical theatre in the XX century".


Languages: Latvian, Russian, German, English.

For contacts:

Latvian Academy of Music c/o Vita LINDENBERGA
K. Barona iela 1, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia


Phone +371 7 228684, fax +371 7 820271, e-mail: latmusic@lanet.lv

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Last updated March 4, 1997