We are happy to introduce the titles that were released in 2019 as part of the publishing bursary scheme to support the Russian release of books about music.
Year of Music projects
Do you belong to an arts organisation, or are you a music professional, from either Russia or the UK? Find out about grants, open calls and other opportunities to get involved in this section
History of British music from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II, from Purcell to The Beatles, and from Handel to acid house and grime in podcasts and materials by Arzamas
Listen to the latest episodes of Selector and new Selector After Dark DJ mixes every week on Mixcloud or visa the British Council Music website
Listen to our special playlists curated by the participants of the UK-Russia Year of Music programme
Musicians exchange between the UK and Russia
We are delighted to annouce the winners — Russian regional organizations working in the music sector that will be receiving the grants.
The Cultural and Education Section of the British Embassy in Moscow presents a series of lectures by twelve prominent representatives of the UK music industry.
For the first time in the history of legendary Rinse FM it will release a series of programmes about today’s Russian music, each of them curated by a Russian musician
In the run-up to the Worldwide FM showcase in Moscow the radio station in collaboration with the Russian musicians issued a series of special mixes from the finest left-of-centre record stores, imprints, and Russian artists. And in addition to the series in the aftermath of the Worldwide FM showcase in Moscow Gilles Peterson and Thristian from Global Roots made a compilation of tracks found on the Label Fair in Moscow and recordings of the showcase itself.