CEO and Artistic director of the Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre - Irina Gerasimova
"The Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre" was established in 1996 as a legal successor of the Head Music Department of the All-Union Radio, a unit of the USSR Gosteleradio.
The Centre is an umbrella organisation for Orpheus Radio station – the only classical music radio station in Russia - and a Concert Management Centre, which includes a number of music bands, engaged in diverse touring and performing activities, including recording exclusive programmes for Orpheus Radio:
Symphony Orchestra of Orpheus Radio station - Artistic Director and Chief Conductor: Sergey Kondrashev.
Grand Concert Orchestra - Artistic Director and Chief Conductor: Aleksandr Klevitskiy, composer, Honoured Artist of Russia.
Grand Choir «Masters of Choral Singing» - Artistic Director: Lev Kontorovich, professor, Honoured Artist of Russia.
Folk Choir of Traditional Russian Song "Pesni Rossii" (Songs of Russia) - Artistic Director: Nikolai Kutuzov, composer, professor, People’s Artist of the USSR.
Folk Choir of Traditional Russian Song “Slavyanskiye Napevy” (Slavic Tunes) - Artistic Director: Aleksandr Darmastuk, composer, Honoured Artist of Russia.
Ensemble of Russian folk instrumentalists "Finist-Balalaika" - Artistic Director: Igor Oblikin, professor, People’s Artist of Russia.
Big Band "Orpheus" - Artistic Director: Igor Kantyukov, composer, Honoured Artist of Russia.
Other units of the Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre include:
Orpheus Radio - Programming director, Igor Ovrutzki. Orpheus Radio is Russia’s only radio broadcaster of classical music. The station is a member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), it also represents Russian Federation at UNESCO’s World Tribune of modern composers.
Tailor’s Shop for making stage costumes and props.
RSMC Concert Management Centre was established in 2007. Professional managers and talented organizers have brought the concert and tour activity to a new level. In the 2009-2010 season 220 concerts were held, more than 2000 pieces were performed.
The key lines of the RSMC Concert Management Centre’s activities are:
· organization of concerts and tours for bands
· audio and video recordings of concert programs
· educational activity in the sphere of music
The staff of the Concert Management Centre are always happy to cooperate and are ready to solve any tasks connected with the organization of concerts for RSMC music bands.