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Russian Treasures

20th Anniversary Tour
  • Saturday 19th February 2022
  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Bern Munster
  • Bern Munster

Rare choral gems and celebrated sacred music from the Russian Orthodox Church

Russian choral music has been a feature in Tenebrae’s concert performances since the choir’s inception, and this exquisite collection includes some little-known gems, rarely heard outside Russia, as well as some familiar favourites from this vast area of choral repertoire. Enjoy this atmospheric performance in the spectacular setting of Bern Munster.

Programme:

Sergei Rachmaninov – Priidite, poklonimsia from All-Night Vigil
Sergei Rachmaninov – Velikaya Yektenia from Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Sergei Rachmaninov – Heruvimskaya pesn from Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Sergei Rachmaninov – Nïne otpushchayeshï from All-Night Vigil
Nikolay Golovanov – Heruvimskaya pesn
Viktor Kalinnikov – Svete tihiy
Mikhail Glinka – Heruvimskaya pesn
Pavel Chesnokov – Svete tihiy
Nikolay Golovanov – Otche nash

INTERVAL

Pavel Chesnokov – Tebe poyem
Sergei Rachmaninov – Prositelnaya Yektenia from Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Alexander Gretchaninov – Nïne silï nebesïya
Pavel Chesnokov – Heruvimskaya pesn
Alexander Sheremetiev – Nïne silï nebesïya
Sergei Rachmaninov – Bogoroditse Devo from All-Night Vigil
Sergei Rachmaninov – Blazhen muzh from All-Night Vigil
Nikolay Golovanov – Slava Ottsu (Yedinorodnï)
Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky – Legend (The Crown of Roses)
Nikolay Kedrov – Otche nash
Sergei Rachmaninov – Vzbrannoy voyevode from All-Night Vigil

Venue & Address:

Bern Munster, Münsterpl. 1, 3000 Bern, Switzerland

Artist(s):

Nigel Short, Tenebrae