NYC Concert, "Sacred Music in the Soviet Era" features Schnittke masterpiece, Concerto for Choir
Date: May 5, 2010
Location: New York, USA
The Canticum Novum Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, director, and
The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York, Nikolai Kachanov, director, present
Sacred Music in the Soviet Era
Saturday, May 15 at 8:00p.m. at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, 552 West End Ave. @ 87th St.
Sunday, May 16 at 3:00p.m. at the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, Madison Ave. @ 73rd St.
Two Motets: Motet II--from Matthew 5 (10,12) Askold Murov (1928-1996)
In Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovich * Nicholas Reeves (b. 1981)
Triodion: Ode I, "O Jesus the Son of God, Have Mercy Upon Us" Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)
The Canticum Novum Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, conductor
Plam'en'em L'ubve [Flame of Love] ** Nikolai Golovanov (1891-1953)
"Chant" Yuri Yukechev (b. 1947)
Three Sacred Hymns Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)
Bogoroditse, Devo, raduys'a [Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos]
Gospodi Iisuse Khriste [Lord Jesus Christ]
Otche nash [Our Father]
The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York, Nikolai Kachanov, conductor
Concerto for Choir, in four movements Alfred Schnittke
Text from The Book of Lamentations by the Armenian monk Grigor Narekatsi (951-1003),
translated into Russian by Naum Grebnev.
The Canticum Novum Singers and The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York
Saturday evening, Harold Rosenbaum, conductor
Sunday afternoon, Nikolai Kachanov, conductor
* World premiere May 8, 2010, St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral, NYC
** New York premiere.
Tickets/donations: $20; students/seniors $15