Chants of Russian Orthodox Church and folk songs from Russia.
LYRA, an a cappella group of six professional vocalists from St. Petersburg, Russia, will present a concert of Russian choral music. The first part of the concert – sacred music of Russian Orthodox church, includes ancient songs to works of famous masters and little-known but remarkable Russian composers of 18 – 20 centuries. The second part of their program is made up of Russian folk songs: comic, lyric, dancing, love songs. The duration of the concert is 60 – 70 minutes.
The concert will be held on Sunday September 23rd at 3:00 PM in the Sanctuary. For information contact Donna Banes 856-222-9369.
This is a unique opportunity to share the enormous Russian musical heritage. Come and enjoy the sounds of Russia as interpreted by real Russians. All the singers are professionals singing in different professional choirs and opera houses of St. Petersburg.
A reception will follow in the Susan D. Rodgers Music Ministry Foyer.