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Composer Alexey Rybnikov – about creativity during the period of self-isolation

07.07.2020

The profession of a composer requires solitude and self-isolation, said the Vice-President of the Authors’ Council of Russian Authors’ Society Alexey Rybnikov in an interview with the Musical Life journal. During the conversation, the Honored Artist of the Russian Federation shared his thoughts about creativity and his projects. “I spent my whole life in self-isolation. […]

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Igor Butman will take part in the “Russian Seasons”

16.06.2020

Igor Butman, President of the Authors’ Council of Russian Authors’ Society, will perform at the “Russian Seasons” International Cultural Festival. The project is organized for the audience of France, Belgium and Luxembourg, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation reported. The program will also include Valery Gergiev, Anna Netrebko, Svetlanov […]

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Russian Authors’ Society and Russian Organization for Intellectual Property (VOIS) will reduce the financial burden on regional radio stations

05.06.2020

Russian Authors’ Society and Russian Organization for Intellectual Property (VOIS) will halve the size of the mandatory minimum fee from regional radio stations. Between April 1 and September 30, the minimum royalties charged to regional radio stations will be reduced by 50%. Russian Authors’ Society and Russian Organization for Intellectual Property (VOIS) informed about this […]

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Director of the Moscow Philharmonic Alexei Shalashov speaks on the state of the academic concert sphere

25.05.2020

The academic concert industry in Russia has been actively developing in recent years, said Alexei Shalashov, Director of the Moscow Philharmonic in an interview with the ‘Izvestia’ newspaper. In particular, he drew attention to such trends as the strengthening of symphony orchestras, the building and reconstruction of concert halls, and the growth of sales of […]

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Members of RAO Authors’ Council shared their stories in the project “We Remember”

18.05.2020

Russian Musical Union and Russian Cinema film company have launched the social project “We Remember” dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945. The initiative, timed to May 9, will last throughout the anniversary year of 2020, and will provide an opportunity for everyone to share his or her […]

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Members of the Authors’ Council of Russian Authors’ Society took part in the ‘Doctor Jazz Party’ marathon

06.05.2020

Saxophonist, President of the Authors’ Council of Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) Igor Butman and jazz pianist, member of the Authors’ Council of RAO Daniil Kramer took part in the ‘Doctor Jazz Party’ charity online marathon, which took place on April 30, the International Jazz Day. The marathon was organized by Russia Today news agency, Krasny […]

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Stas Namin spoke about the creation of his production center and friendship with the Scorpions

28.04.2020

On April 22, the RTVI television channel hosted the premiere of the ‘Legend’ show about the lives of famous people from the world of cinematography, theater and sports. The hero of the first program was the musician, composer, vice president of the Authors’ Council of Russian Authors’ Society Mr. Stas Namin. In an interview with […]

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Igor Butman performed at an international online concert

20.04.2020

Igor Butman’s Quintet represented Russia at the Worldwide Concert for Our Culture gala concert, which was held online on April 16. The organizer of the “World Concert for Our Culture” event is the American Association “Jazz at the Lincoln Center”. The leading Brazilian, Japanese, Spanish, American, German, Cuban and Russian artists participated in that event, […]

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Igor Butman, President of the Authors’ Council of Russian Authors’ Society (RAО): “The creative process is the peak that I try to climb”

14.04.2020

In March 2020, in three cities of Russia – St. Petersburg, Tula and Moscow – one of the most successful Russian world-class festivals, The Triumph of Jazz, was held, created by the renowned saxophonist Igor Butman, President of the Authors’ Council of Russian Authors’ Society, and the Head of Moscow Jazz Orchestra. On the eve […]

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Rightholders declared their readiness to support theaters due to the global situation

31.03.2020

Theaters, museums and lecture halls urgently reorganize their work – and transfer all events online. Forbes Life found out if they might run into a copyright problem and, most importantly, who will help solve it. Over the past two weeks, the entire cultural and entertainment industry has gone online. The largest world theaters, museums, lecture […]

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