The Orthodox Spirit

St Thomas' Church, Belfast
20 June 2017 7:30pm
Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
21 June 2017 8:00pm
St Mary's Cathedral, Limerick
22 June 2017 8:00pm
The Black Abbey, Kilkenny
19 August 2017 10:00pm

A unique recital of Russian Orthodox Church Music from the 17th to the 20th centuries as we visit the Russian masters and inhabit the world of church Slavonic with extracts from Rachmaninov’s  All-Night Vigil, and works by Bortniansky, Stravinsky and more.

Blazhen muzh (Blessed is the man) Kiev chant, C17
Dnes Christos (Today Christ is born)Znamenny polyphony
Three Sacred PiecesIgor Stravinsky
Slava otsu I synu (Gloria from Service in a Minor Key) Vasily Titov
Ninye sili nebesniya (Now the Powers of Heaven)Giuseppe Sarti
Drei Geistliche GesängeAlfred Schnittke
Da ispravitsia molitva moyaDmitry Bortniansky
Glasom moim (Concerto 27) Dmitry Bortniansky
The Vespers (selection) Sergei Rachmaninov
Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul HillierConductor