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The Spirit of Old Russia

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Voicing: Mixed
                                              The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York
                                          Nikolai Kachanov, Artistic Director and Conductor
                                                                       presents
                                                        The Spirit of Old Russia
 
"Blessed be the Name of the Lord"                         Demestvenny Chant   (men)
"Cherubic Hymn"                                                         Znamenny Chant   (men)
"Dawn upon Moscow"                                                Russian Folk Song   (women)
 
"Cherubic Hymn"                                                         Pavel Chesnokov  (1877-1944)
 
Two Russian Carols from Russian Concerto      arr. Valery Kalistratov  (b. 1942)
   "The New Moon Passed By"
   "Kolyada"
 
Six Choruses for Women's Voices                          Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
                       Michael Zeiger, piano
 
Three Kanty for men's voices (patriotic chants from the time of Peter the Great)
                                                                                               arr. Nikolai Kachanov
   "St. Petersburg"
   "The Day Hides Its Face"
    "To Peter I"
                              with flute, drum, harpsichord, two trumpets, trombone
 
Ode, cantata in eight movements                                Yury Shibanov  (b. 1939)
                                                              text by Alexander Sumarokov  (1718-1777)
  soloists: Frank Barr, bass, and sopranos Hanna Golodinskii and Jennifer Rose-Sparks
               with flute, clarinet, two trumpets, trombone, French horn, percussion, and harpsichord
 
 
Saturday, December 4, 8:30pm  at St. Ignatius of Antioch (552 West End Ave. at 87 St.)
Sunday, December 5, 3:30pm at St. Joseph's Church (371 Sixth Ave. betw Waverly & Washington Pl.)
   To order tickets:  www.rccny.org
   For detailed program notes see lead article on   www.van.org
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