for best audio recording
of Russian academic music

The “Pure Sound” International Recording Award is a major project of the Russian Musical Union, established to support talented composers, performers, sound engineers, music publishers working on releases of Russian academic music.

The Award will be granted once every two years
in the following nominations:

Choral works
Chamber vocal music
Symphonic music
Concert for solo instrument with orchestra
Chamber instrumental music (ensemble)
Chamber instrumental music (solo)
Edition of archival audio recordings

Applications are accepted
from December 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

The first award ceremony and gala concert will be held in

autumn 2019