The mayor of Veliky Novgorod, Rochester’s sister city, Sergey Busurin, sent a letter to our Mayor, Lovely Warren. This year is the 30th anniversary of the sister-city relationship.
The Covid-19 public health crisis has left no corner of the globe untouched and Russia, including our sister city, Velikiy Novgorod, has not been exempted. At this writing, Russia is the world’s fourth most-affected country in terms of infections, behind the US, Brazil and India. Russia now reports nearly 830,000 cases.Continue reading Linkages, Russia and Covid-19
Our friends in Veliky Novgorod sent a moving message of hope and friendship:Continue reading A Message from Veliky Novgorod
Alas, all sorts of wonderful activities were planned for the spring and summer of 2020. The virus has put all the plans on hold.
Here is a suggestion. This concert is not connected to Linkages, but it sounds promising.
Coming straight from his Carnegie Hall debut, Russian Harpist Alexander Boldachev joins RPO Principal Harpist Grace Browning for an evening of harp music like you’ve never heard before — this Friday, January 31st at 6:00 pm at Third Presbyterian Church. Tickets available at the door on on eventbrite (hosted by the Rochester Harp Society).
Here are random notes from webguy Roger. There is absolutely no guarantee of accuracy or usefulness. Continue reading random notes on travel
Linkages Newsletter for December, 2019
Thursday, January 9, 2020
at 7:30 PM
Enjoy an evening of music with Russian connections – composers, performers, or something else – brought to you by Howard Spindler and the Eastman Community Music School.
A reception will follow the concert in the Cominsky Promenade.