Just about two weeks ago, by complete chance, I met the comedian Kate McKinnon at a popular Upper West Side cafe. In the next hour, I picked up our kids from school, as it turned out, for the last time in…..
Dear Friends, Quick note to say — please come play Netlicks with me! It’s free and you can do it from home — more info here: https://Ljova.com/netlicks
Dear Friends, Roughly a third of my work typically comes from performing in public as a violist, fadolínist and band leader — but during these times, we all have to focus on…
Two reflections about February’s edition of “Out of Leftovers”, featuring student performances and a program of American Music
Ljova and the Kontraband release an album of “Russian Folk Songs”, exclusively via Facebook
(for the English version of this post, click here)Дорогие друзья! У нас есть прекрасная новость — мы — Ljova and the Kontraband и гости — выпустили в свет новый альбом! Несколько месяцев…
I am selling my “Famiola” – a 6-string violin/viola hybrid built by the wonderful Eric Aceto of Ithaca String in the winter of 2007.
A post from Ljova about launching his Patreon page, to commission new music for the fadolín, perform outreach events and more.
A long post about my tenth album “SoLò Ópus”, out January 2019
Searching for “Alladin” gets you “Hercules”, “Nightmare Before Christmas” nets you “Moana”, “West Side Story” — “Mamma Mia!” How much will you insist on your choices, vs. letting the algorithm pick them for you?