The Vigil: Rachmaninoff's “Vespers”

This is Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil as you’ve never heard it before, directed by Slavic choral expert Benedict Sheehan from St. Tikhon’s Seminary, who last season conducted Cappella Romana in Peter Tchaikovsky’s Vigil.

Experience Rachmaninoff’s beloved masterpiece in the context of a more complete Orthodox Vigil, with Znamenny Chants for the Holy Cross and selections by Rachmaninoff’s Russian contemporaries.

Featuring super-star basso profundo Glenn Miller as soloist (Seattle and Portland only), this concert is not to be missed!

FREE pre-concert talk and discussion with conductor Benedict Sheehan 1 hour prior to each performance.

PROGRAM

Sergei RACHMANINOFF All-Night Vigil

with selections by
Nikolai DANILIN
Alexander GRETCHANINOFF
Alexander KASTALSKY
and in ZNAMENNY CHANT

Artists on this Program

Benedict Sheehan

Benedict Sheehan, guest director

Benedict Sheehan is a composer, conductor, arranger, writer about, and teacher of, music. He is Director of Music at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary and Monastery; and, since founding the group in 2015, he has served as Artistic Director of… Read More…
Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller, basso profundo

Glenn Miller is well known for his unique basso profundo voice. His singing career includes numerous performances and recordings as a member of Conspirare, Robert Shaw Festival Singers, St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Choir of Men and Boys, Choir of… Read More…

PERFORMANCES

Seattle

Friday, 21 September, 8:00 PM
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Portland

Saturday, 22 September, 8:00 PM
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Portland

Sunday, 23 September, 2:00 PM
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San Francisco

Saturday, 29 September, 8:00 PM
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