When I polled my Facebook readership about what they missed most about live performances, the overwhelming response was “the energy of live performance”. This is very true — but it differs to a degree from my top choice — “the lack of distraction”…
here’s an ever-updating playlist of works I’ve released during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I didn’t like practicing music, but my mom said one day I’d be “Grateful” – that day came nearly 20 years ago..
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.