The Vigil: The Rachmaninoff “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.
The program is enhanced 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.
Sergei RACHMANINOFF All-Night Vigil
with selections by
and ZNAMENNY CHANT
Artists on this Program
Benedict Sheehan, guest directorBenedict 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, basso profundoGlenn 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…
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