A chance meeting at the Yaroslavl Jazz Festival reveals a brilliant talent. David Virelles fashions himself after the essence Alexander Scriabin, speaking the lesson of Jazz.
In focus for the series "Faces of Russia" is one of Russia's great thinkers, writers, opinion journalists, and social activists, Nikolai Starikov who is also co-chairman of the Great Fatherland Party.
In three years of trying to prevent more conflict in between great nations a score of unlikely heroes have risked much of their own accord. Today a friend, a decorated FSB Colonel named Stanislav Stankevich steps up to offer a history, a caution, and a genuine peace offering from Russia. Here's a story you won't find at the BBC.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky has cancelled the performance at the Wiener Staatsoper, scheduled for September 30 on account his doctor's advice to renew a round of chemotherapy.
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