Sophie is an active researcher working on twentieth-century ballet and American music.


Here are some of her publications.

Bernstein and Robbins: The Early Ballets

Eastman Studies in Music, Rochester University Press, 2021, 323pp.

The formative early ballets of West Side Story creators Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins explored in detail for the very first time.

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The Cambridge Stravinsky Encyclopedia

Edited by Edward Campbell and Peter O'Hagen, Cambridge University Press, 2021, 564pp.

Entries authored: 

Ballet Dancing and Stravinsky; Choreography, Choreographers and Dancers; The American Ballet; Ballets Ida Rubinstein; Adolph Bolm; Pierre Brasseur; Enrico Cecchetti; Lucia Chase; Anton Dolin; Mikhail Fokine; Elie Gagnebin; Berenice Holmes; Stansilav Idzikowski; Tamara Karsavina; Lincoln Kirstein; Serge Lifar; Lydia Lopokova; Alicia Markova; Léonide Massine; Bronislava Nijinska; Vaslav Nijinsky; Zhenya Nikitina; Alexander Orlov; Ruth Page; Maria Piltz; George and Ludmilla Pitoëff; Marie Rambert; Elise Reiman; Nicolas Remisoff; Ida Rubinstein; Lydia Sokolova; Jean Villard

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The Cambridge History of Music Criticism

Edited by Christopher Dingle, Cambridge University Press, 2019, 826pp.

Chapter authored:

Old Divisions and New Debates: Music Criticism in Postwar America (pp. 671–94)

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