Exchange visit to St. Petersburg and Moscow of the group of Boston University School of Music, School of Visual Arts, and the University Professors Program faculty and students for the Fifth Annual Festival, “Days of Boston University in Russia”.  The Festival’s events included collaborative concerts (students), lectures (Leibman, Yudkin), master-classes (Totenberg), art exhibit (D. Cornell), community meetings (Roman Totenberg), International Festival “Musical Spring in St. Petersburg” (Fussell and Schmidt.)  The participants included art professor Deborah Cornell, composer Charles Fussell, violin professor emeritus Roman Totenberg, musicologist Jeremy Yudkin, music theorist Ludmilla Leibman and assistant to the VP Kevin Carleton; the students group consisted of three singers from the BU Opera Institute – David Crawford, Georgia Pickett, and Elizabeth Pizzi;  string quartet Daniel Han, Zhongling Li, Mark Holloway, and Patric Owen; an art student Michelle Murillo.