Tuesday 24 March 2020 – Russian Sacred Choral Music

Arto Doxo vocal ensemble at St George’s Church, 28 Aubrey Walk, Kensington W8 7JG

Arto Doxo Vocal Ensemble
Arseny Kruglov artistic director

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Choral music by Znamenny, Demestvenny,Valaam, Kievan, Chesnokov, Trubachev, Degtyarev,Grechaninov, Kedrov and Lvovsky and a selection of Russian folksongs.

Ensemble Arto Doxo is a London-based choir of musicians who perform at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Chiswick. They are devoted to Russian Orthodox repertoire and their programme draws together Russian sacred music from the 15th to 20th centuries. Their performance will explore the history of the development of Russian sacred music, to show how the musical component of the spiritual heritage developed. We will also hear a selection of Russian folk songs, showing how deep and diverse music was involved in everyday life.