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Faculty of Music

 

Biography

Eirini (Irene) is a Greek-Australian PhD student at Cambridge under the supervision of Professor Marina Frolova-Walker.  She is a graduate of King’s College London and the University of Oxford, where she completed a Master of Studies in Musicology, graduating with Distinction. While at Oxford, Eirini was supported by the Crewe Graduate Scholarship. Eirini’s musicological research reflects her interests in the post-revolutionary musical landscape in Russia and the resonance of Russian revolutionary theory and practice abroad, particularly in Greece. The title of her thesis is: Echoes of the October Revolution: Greek Musical Culture from 1917 to 1949.

Research

  • Music, politics and society (especially Soviet and Greek music)
  • Music and revolution
  • Music and cultural transfer
  • Music and propaganda
  • Musical Orientalism