Just in: Moscow police break up classical recitalNews
Moscow police tonight broke up a concert of pianist Aleksey Lyubimov and singer Yana Ivanilova at the Rassvet cultural centre.
The programme included songs by the Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov.
The official reason was an anonymous bombing report.
Lyubimov’s final chord was an act of defiance.
Police raid an antiwar concert at a Moscow cultural center, disrupting a performance by pianist Alexei Lubimov. But he still managed to finish his last tune. https://t.co/Z5mRL7ZgnP pic.twitter.com/8x9Uhg9PEe
— Kevin Rothrock (@KevinRothrock) April 13, 2022