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.
Among them are Huw Stephens, host of BBC Music Introducing, a platform for new talent, Geoff Travis, founder of Rough Trade, a legendary indie label, Gillian Moore, Director of Music at the Southbank Centre, Nick Sabin, founder of Resident Advisor, Gideon Feldman, programme director for Attitude is Everything which improves deaf and disabled people’s access to live music, and others.
These leading professionals set the course for the UK music industry and change the music scene internationally. They will share with Russian audiences their unique experience and professional secrets, explain the mechanisms of their business, and answer questions from audience members. Their lectures will give insights into the working of successful British labels, festivals, venues and platforms and into the human and professional qualities that enable people to succeed in the music industry.
LecturGAes in Moscow and St Petersburg will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation into Russian. Admission is free with prior registration.