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Orpheus radio

FM  99.2 (Moscow)

Program Director – Igor Ovrutsky

Orpheus Radio station holds a very special place in Russian broadcasting. It has neither analogues nor rivals, because it is the only radio station in Russia that popularizes and promotes classical music.

Orpheus Radio closely cooperates with the leading Russian and foreign orchestras, conductors and soloists. It also helps to arrange recordings in the best concert halls in Moscow, seeing promotion of academic classical music as its main objective.

Its information, analytic and music programmes as well as news bulletins bring its listeners up to date with the most important events on the Russian and international music scenes.

Orpheus Radio arranges interviews with prominent musicians and outstanding personalities in the realm of culture to discuss with them most acute issues of academic art. There are also interactive radio programmes attracting vast audiences of classical music lovers.

In addition to broadcasting work, one of the basic kinds of activity of Orpheus Radio station is concert and festival organization. With the help of Orpheus Radio station shows of Russian and foreign performers take place in Grand and Small Halls of Moscow State Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Philharmonic Hall and other concert halls in Russia.

Orpheus Radio station is the member of the European Broadcasting Union and with the help of the «Euroradio» system it introduces its programmes to a 600 million people audience. Musical compositions of composers from different countries, epochs and styles: from baroque to avant-garde, from the Renaissance to present times, are presented in the Radio’s broadcasting. Modern musical life is presented by broadcastings from the world’s most prominent concert halls and opera houses, meetings with eminent musicians, interactive programmes with the audience, news broadcasts.

Orpheus Radio station represents Russia in the classical music sphere in UNESCO. Its employees are permanent members of the jury of «International Tribune of Composers» contest, which is conducted under the auspices of this international organization.

Orpheus Radio station broadcasts in Moscow on 99.2 FM. And on the Radio’s website: www.muzcentrum.ru - classical music fans can not only listen to live broadcast, but also study the daily musical programme.