Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir at Emerson
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The last date listed for Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir was Tuesday October 9, 2012 / 7:30pm.
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Featured review from Edward LeMayRed Velvet
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It's a great take. The chorus sings some Byzantine Orthodox Music (some from the divine service), and a lot of folk music (including Cossack, Ukrainian. This concert revolved around love of nature, a woman, and homeland. Covers much of the Russian vocal tradition. Many arangements and creations by the memvers of the Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir... Some 19th and 20th century original works such as "Shine ON, My Star" and "White Acacias" These are so popular songs among the Russians that the audience was invited to sing along and did!
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I had expected the concert to have mostly liturgical pieces with some folk songs. Instead, only 5 of the 19 were religious hymns. The Rachmaninoff Hail! Mary... was beautifully done. Both soloists have extraordinary voices, but they, rather...continued