Visit of thirty musicians, music educators, and art administrators from Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia for the Fifth Annual Festival, “Days of Boston University in Russia”.   The group included composer Vladimir Tarnopolsky and his 13-member contemporary music ensemble of Moscow Conservatory, “Studio New Music” (10/21 Harvard Music Department colloquium, 10/21 Tufts University music department presentation, 10/22 BU Composers’ Forum and 10/23 CFA concert Hall concert); four soloists from the St. Petersburg Young Singers Academy of the Mariinsky Theater (10/22 BU Castle concert, 10/24 Harvard Musical Association concert, and 10/25 BU Theater Studio 210 concert);  the four-member Nevsky String Quartet from St. Petersburg (10/26 CFA Concert and 10/29 Composers’ Forum);  St. Petersburg composer Andrei Petrov (10/18 Freshmen Concert Music class, 10/26 BU Art Gallery concert);  the St. Petersburg State Hermitage Museum curator Anna Konivets (10/28 presentation for the non-music majors MU 111and 10/29 presentation for the visual arts’ students and faculty);  musicologist Boris Berezovsky (10/23 lecture on 200 anniversary of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Society);  Larissa Gergieva, Director St. Petersburg Young Singers Academy of the Mariinsky Theater (10/24 and 10/25 master-class at the CFA voice department and Opera Institute);  Manana Gogitidze, St. Petersburg Theater Art Academy student and her mother Olga Petrova, a composer (10/25 presentation for the Theater Arts’ students and faculty, 10/28 presentation for the MU 101 students);  Natalia Katonova, a piano faculty of the St. Petersburg Conservatory (lecture, “St. Petersburg Piano tradition” and a master-class)