Moscow International


Choral Festival






XX Moscow International 
Musical Festival
“MOSCOW SOUNDS” (contest)


Today Festival "Moscow Sounds" - is Russia's largest youth music forum, known far beyond the country. Its program includes gala concerts, solo performances of participating groups in the best Concert Halls of Moscow, creative meetings, lessons and master-classes, scientific-practical conference on the development of children's and youth musical creativity.

Nineteen of the previous festivals "Moscow Sounds", the first of which has united young musicians in 1990, were a great success. Group of participants, which  took part in them, were from the US, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Poland, Bulgaria, China, Hong Kong, the Bahamas, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Thailand, Serbia and other countries, dozens of Russian cities.



Within the festival we have:


· the International competition of children's, youth, young choruses and vocal- choral ensembles;

· International competitions for better performance of the works of orthodox and West European spiritual music;

· the International competition of children's, youthful and youth folklore ensembles;

· the International competition for conductors.


The judges of the competitions are famous Russian and foreign people of culture and the arts, composers, and choral conductors.

Culture and leisure programmes have been devised for the participants in the festival, including visits to exhibitions, museums, and the theatres of Moscow. There are various excursions to familiarise them with the history, the culture and the arts of the capital of Russia, including its sights and architectural monuments.

The founders of the Festival, consider that the organisation of this festival in Russia is in full accordance with the purposes and aims, proclaimed by the United Nations to the world, and they are confident that the Festival will enrich Russian culture on the basis of equality and mutual respect for the cultural traditions of countries and peoples of peace.




The Centre of creative development and musical-aesthetic education of children and youth – “Radost””

125008, Moscow, 22 Mikhalkovska Street



Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation

Tatiana Aramovna Zhdanova

Tel.: + 7 (499) 154-5003

Tel./ Fax: +7 (499) 154-6328



Svetlana Evgenievna Fedorkova

+7 (965) 268-44-64


Email of the organising committee of the festival:

Official site of the organizers:

Site of the City special-purpose programme of training young people