Greek Archdiocesan Byzantine and Youth Choirs to perform at Carnegie Hall

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (GOA)

Dear Friends of ASBM, With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America I would like to cordially invite you to attend a Christmas concert entitled, Glory in the Highest, featuring the Archdiocesan Byzantine and Youth Choirs at Carnegie Hall on December 16, 2012, beginning at 6PM. The concert will be for the benefit the ancient church of the Holy Archangels in the Holy Metropolis of Proussa. The church of the Holy Archangels, or as it is known in Greek, Taxiarches, was … [Read more...]

The Yale Russian Chorus, Hartford, CT

The ensemble, led by artistic director Mark Bailey, will be singing a full repertoire of sacred and secular performances, taking listeners on a journey through centuries of Russian and Slavic musical experiences. For more information: (http://yalerussianchorus.com/html/news.php?psi=28) … [Read more...]

U.S. Tour – Georgian Chant featuring Ensemble Sakhioba: Yale University, New Haven, CT

        The word ‘sakhioba’ means ‘sweet singing’, either with instruments or voices. The Sakhioba ensemble is committed to the revival of traditional Georgian music, paying special attention to the intonation, timbre and arrangements of the remaining masters of traditional singing. Director Malkhaz Erkvanidze is a world authority on Georgian polyphonic music. He has spent his professional life rescuing church hymns and prayers suppressed under Soviet communism. … [Read more...]