Member of the Union of Composers of Russia. Chairman of the Council of Rectors of the Conservatories of the Russian Federation, Council of Rectors of the Conservatories of the Member States of the CIS, Society of Theory of Music of the Russian Federation, Board of the Moscow Musical Society. President of the International Union of Musical Figures. WIPO President. Member of the Board and Science Council of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of literature and art. Winner of the Order of Honor, the Order of the Rising Sun and many other honorable national and international awards.
Full member of a number of Russian and international academies, honorary doctor and professor of many universities and academies in Europe and Asia. His main research interests are modern musical culture and problems of the analysis of music of the twentieth century. This topic is devoted to over sixty scientific papers, which highlight new aspects of the relationship of music with philosophy and aesthetics, psychology and semiotics, with musical acoustics.