Rachmaninoff: Vespers

Saturday, March 9, 2019

8pm | St. Paul’s Church, Cambridge


About the Concert


A masterwork of the rich choral tradition of the Russian Orthodox Church, Rachmaninoff’s a capella All-Night Vigil is a soul-stirring portrayal of intense devotion.

Elizabeth Eschen, mezzo-soprano
Stefan Reed, tenor

Vsenoshchnoe bdenie, Op. 37 (All-Night Vigil)
Sergei RACHMANINOFF (1873–1943)

I. Priidite, poklonimsia (Come Let Us Worship)
II. Blogoslovi, dushe moya, Ghospoda (Bless the Lord, O my Soul)
III. Blazhen muzh (Blessed is the Man)
IV. Svete tihiy (Gladsome Light)
V. Nine otpushchayeshi (Lord, Now Lettest Thou)
VI. Bogoroditse Devo (Rejoice, O Virgin)
VII. Shestopsalmiye (The Six Psalms)
VIII. Hvalite imia Ghospodne (Praise the Name of the Lord)
IX. Blogosloven yesi, Ghospodi (Blessed Art Thou, O Lord)
X. Voskresniye Hristovo videvshe
(Having Beheld the Resurrection of Christ)
XI. Velichit dusha Moya Ghosphoda (My Soul Magnifies the Lord)
XII. Slavosloviye Velikoye (The Great Doxology)
XIII. Tropar “Dnes spaseniye” (The Troparion “Today Salvation has Come”)
XIV. Tropar “Voskres iz groba”
(The Troparion “Thou Didst Rise from the Tomb”)
XV. Vzbrannoy voyevode (To Thee, the Victorious Leader)



19may3:00 pm- 5:00 pmBach: Mass in B Minor3pm | Sanders Theatre, Camb.

Tickets starting at $15 available online


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