Vojtěch Frank, who studies at the Institute of Musicology, CUFA, has received the prize for the best student paper at the annual conference on Russian music in Vipiteno, Italy. The award is conferred by the Institute for the Research of Russian Music. Mr Frankl’s paper was entitled „The Genre System of Isaak Dunaevsky Operettas in the Context of Gender and Culture“.
Mr Frankl won the award in competition with many MA students from Europe and North America. The conference Symbols, Signs, and Meanings in Russian Music was held on 9 – 12 July. Two prizes were awarded: Best Student Paper and Best Junior Scholar Paper.