Composed by Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1915, these fifteen numbers form what is called in Russian the Combined Prayer Service, or All-Night Vigil. The themes are based on various chants from the Russian Orthodox Church, harmonized in as many as 12 parts at given moments and sung entirely without instrumental accompaniment. "Even in my dreams I could not have imagined that I would write such a work," Rachmaninoff told the singers at the first performance. There is a rare spiritual atmosphere pervading this entire work that leaves both singer and listener profoundly moved.
- Venue: Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church
- Date: Sat March 16, 2013 7:30pm
- City: Lafayette
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- Price Range: $10-$35
- Tickets: 510-836-0789
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