Rauf Ya. Farhadov
Musicologist, Ph.D. of art history. In 1980 Rauf graduated from Azerbaijan State Gadzhibekov Conservatory, in 1986 graduated from Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Leading expert of the Association of Contemporary Music, art director, curator and moderator of contemporary and topical music festivals in Baku and Moscow. Member of the jury for competitions of composers and musicologists. Author of books and articles on contemporary academic, jazz and electronic music. Lecturer and curator of a number of projects of the Moscow Philharmonic Society.