The Second International Symposium «The Sound Recording Industry of Academic Music» will be held in Moscow on October 15-17, 2021, as part of the International Prize for the Best Audio Recording of Russian Academic Music «Pure Sound.» The Russian Musical Union is in charge of organizing the event (RMS).
The following symposium will be the largest music industry event in the country, focusing on contemporary music business concerns. It will be attended by well-known Russian and worldwide sound engineers and music producers, including: They’ll get together to share information and collaborate, to discuss significant industry issues and potential solutions, and to brainstorm ways to develop the domestic sound recording sector of academic music.
Udo Potraz, sound engineer for Hamburg’s Elbe Philharmonic, Erdo Groot, director, producer, and balance specialist for Polyhymnia International (Netherlands), and Maria Soboleva, professor at the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography, the Moscow Conservatory, and the Institute of Contemporary Art, are among the symposium’s speakers. Sound engineer at the Moscow Conservatory, Mikhail Spassky; Viktor Osadchev, director of the Russian Academy of Music’s Gnesins sound engineering department; Andrey Levin, sound engineer for «Mosfilm,» and others.
«The Symposium is a wonderful opportunity for recording industry experts to share knowledge, ideas, and perspectives on how to improve sound quality in the twenty-first century,» says Udo Potraz.
The forum’s agenda is extensive and diversified. A scientific and practical conference titled «Sound engineering — the profession of the future,» followed by the publication of a collection of materials, a round table discussion on vocational education in the field of sound engineering, public discussions on copyright issues, and interaction between a sound engineer and a composer, performer, https://www.bonanza.com/users/50145227/profile producer, and label, are all part of the business component.
There will also be master courses on studio recording, archive recording restoration, vinyl mastering, and electroacoustic music sound engineering, as well as talks on classical sound engineering, concert recording, orchestral technology in film, and electroacoustic music sound engineering. Technical visits will be available to symposium delegates at the Moscow Conservatory, the Bolshoi Theater, the Novaya Opera, the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre, the Helikon-Opera, the Mosfilm studio, and the CineLab.
A large exhibition of professional and sound equipment will be put up at the World Trade Center site, with Neumann, Nikfi, Oktava, and other companies showcasing new advancements in the field of sound technology. The Moscow Conservatory’s Center for Electroacoustic Music will also perform at Rachmaninov Hall during the conference.
The international forum will become a one-of-a-kind platform not only for practicing sound engineers and sound technicians, employees of sound workshops of music and drama theaters, concert halls, recording companies, and film studios, but also for teachers and students of higher and secondary educational institutions, thanks to the inclusion of a block on education in the field of sound engineering.
Radio Orpheus, the International Music Council (IMC), the European Music Council (EMC), Radio Russia, the All-Russian Congress of Sound Engineers of Music Programs, and the National Foundation for the Support of Copyright Holders are among the organizations that have come together to support copyright holders. The Pure Sound Prize and International Symposium are sponsored by the Kultura newspaper, the «Kulturomania» online site, the InterMedia information agency, the journals «Musical Life» and «Sound Engineer,» as well as the audio equipment store Dr. Head.