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Russian organist wants to stay in UK

by Bill Bowder

THE Vicar of Welshpool, Canon Bill Rowell, is to confront the new Tory MP for Montgomeryshire, Glyn Davies, today, over an immigration law that threatens to oust a Russian organist and composer who has “fallen in love with Wales”.

Andrey Chulovskiy, who is mar­ried and has a one-year-old son, has been the organist at St Mary of the Salutation, Canon Rowell’s church, for 18 months. Now he is appealing against a court ruling, after he was told, earlier this year, that he ...

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