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Past Concerts

 

2017

January: Shakespeare and Pushkin in Choral Music
June: Stories Spoken and Unspoken: Vocalises and Folk Songs

 

2016

January: Holiday Splendor from Russia and Ukraine
June: Russia and Its Neighbors III: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

 

2015

January: 30th Anniversary Jubilee
June: Currents of Jewish Classical Tradition: America, Israel and Russia

 

2014

January: Spirit of Old Russia II
May-June: Eternal Flame: A Choral Memorial

 

2013

January: Rachmaninoff: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
April: Rachmaninoff 140th Birthday Celebration: Sacred and Secular

 

2012

Music Without Borders - Russia and Beyond: Armenia and Georgia
Tchaikovsky and his Contemporaries
Special Appearance: RCCNY Sings Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture (part of "Booked for the Evening" at Princeton)

 

2011

Russia and Beyond: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania & Tuva
Tchaikovsky and His Contemporaries (part of Carnegie Hall's "Neighborhood Concerts" series)
Reflections: Ten Years Later

 

2010

May: Sacred Music in the Soviet Era
December: The Spirit of Old Russia

 

2009

March: Parallels and Crossings III: Sacred and Earthly Love
June: A Celebration of Russian Folk Song
December: Russian Treasures: Highlights From Our 25-Year History

 

2008

February: Development of the Russian Sacred Concerto
June: Sunset, Night, Sunrise
June: Stars of the Kirov in Celebration of Russia Day
December: Winter Light

 

2007

May: Parallels and Crossings II, Music by Russian, Hungarian, Baltic, French, and American Composers
November: Prokofiev, "Alexander Nevsky" with St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
December: Joy and Radiance from Russia and Ukraine

 

2006

January: Beethoven's Ninth for South Asia
March: Parallels and Crossings I
June: Médée by Cherubini (at Carnegie Hall)
December: Jewels of Russian Liturgical Music

 

2005

March: Chaliapin and Rachmaninoff: A Celebration of their Friendship
April: Mahler: Symphony No. 2 (with Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Orchestra)
September: The Guggenheim Museum
December: Winter Celebration of Sacred and Folk Music

 

2004

March: Mystical Journey
June: Agamemnon
July: The Veil of the Temple
December: A Twentieth Anniversary Celebration

 

2003

February: Music and Dictatorship - Russia under Stalin
May/June: A Mystical Journey
November: The Celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the City of St. Petersburg

 

2002

May: Moscow, New York, Jerusalem -- A Wish for Peace from Three Cities
May: Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture (with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra)
March: Liturgical Music of Alexei Haieff and Others
December: A Russian Christmas

 

2001

January: The Spiritual Tchaikovsky
April: My Heart is Ready
June: Liturgica Domestica (Gretchaninov)
December: All Night Vigil (Rachmaninoff)


2000

January 21: Re-Encountering Rachmaninoff (New Jersey Symphony, Voices of Rachmaninoff), Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

June 11: Carnegie Hall, Mikis Theodorakis, Electra, MidAmerica Productions

November 30: "Winter Celebration of Slavic Liturgical and Folk Music: Gretchaninoff, Stravinsky, Blyakher, Traditional" (also December 3 & 6)

1999

February 14: Elysium Chamber Music Series of Upper Montclair: Tavener, Hymn to Athena; Svyati

April 21: "New Sacred Music: Copytsko, Tavener, Part, Bajoras" (also May 2 & 5)

December 1, 4 & 5: Tchaikovsky, Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

1998

May 27: Russian Giants of the 19th & 20th Centures: Tchaikovsky and Sviridov

August 16: Bard Music Festival: Tchaikovsky and his World, Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

1997

May 7: Concert at Harvard Club

June 14: American Russian Youth Orchestra, Tanglewood: Moscow, Coronation Cantata for Czar Alexander III

September 27: Concert at Simon's Rock College of Bard

September 23: Carnegie Hall, "America Salutes Moscow" (Gala Celebration of the 850th Anniversary of the City of Moscow)

November 10: Carnegie Hall, "Moscow Virtuosi"

December 4, 14 & 15: "Festival of Sacred Song" (Kastalsky, Bortniansky, Tolstiakov, Nikolsky and others)

1996

December 12, 14 &19: Tchaikovsky, Vespers

1995

December 17: "By Special Request" : Favorite Selections from the Repertoire (Early Liturgical Chants and Choral Music by Russian Masters) (also Jan 17 & 19, 1996)

1994

December 18: "Ten Year Jubilee Concert" (also January 13 & 20, 1995)

May 20 & 26: "Early, Traditional and New Music by Slavic Composers"

1993

June 24: "Choral Music of Sergei Taneyev"

October 1: "Tracing the Development of Russian Liturgical Music"

October 9: Hofstra Cultural Center: "An Afternoon with Tchaikovsky"

October 24: Three Saints Music Society: "Gala Opening Concert in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Tchaikovsky and the 50th Anniversary of the Death of Rachmaninoff"

December 17 & 19: "Honoring the Memory of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff" (also January 9, 1994)

1992

May 3: St. Marks Music Series (Mt. Kisco): "Composers from the 12th through the 20th Centuries"

May 31: Ussachevsky Festival I (Cathedral of St. John the Divine)

June 7: Ussachevsky Festival II (Cathedral of St. John the Divine)

December 20: Tchaikovsky: Vespers

1991

March 5: Miller Theater: "An Evening of Music, Dance and Images" (Ussachevsky Psalm XXIV performed by RCCNY)

April 19: Manhattanville College: "Sacred, Classical and Folk Music"

April 28: Sunday Afternoon at the Temple: Congregation Emanu-El (Bortnyansky, Tchaikovsky, Ippolitov-Ivanov & Ussachevsky performed by RCCNY)

1990

December 19: Winter Garden: "Festival of Light and Sound"

June 28: "Russian Sacred Music of the 17-18th Centuries, and Contemporary Works"

1989

March 19: Cathedral of St. John the Divine: Alexei Haieff, Holy Week

May 3: "Russian Sacred Music and Choral Miniatures" (benefit for Nicholas Roerich Museum)

December 19: World Financial Center, Festival of Light and Sound, "Sacred Music of the 11th to 20th Centuries"

1988

May 8: McGill University, Montreal: "Millennium of Christianity in Russia"

May 28: "Russian Choral Music from the Early Centuries to the Present"

May 22: "Concert of Sacred Music Honoring 1000 Years of Christianity in Russia" (also Sept 17, Nov 6)

1987

May 28: "Russisan Choral Music from the Early Centuries to the Present"

May 31: Carnegie Hall: Tchaikovsky, Ode to Joy

October 14: Concert of Russian Choral Music, including Taneyev's John of Damascus

November 1: Concert with the Rockland Suburban Symphony Orchestra

December 18: New York Open Center: "Excerpts from Ancient Vespers and Liturgy by Anonymous Composers of the 11th - 17th Century"

1986

April 20: "Benefit Concert of Russian Sacred Music" for Belltower Building Fund, Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, NY

April 22: Three Saints Russian Orthodox CHurch, Garfield, NJ: "Russian Sacred Music from the Early Centuries to the Present"

May 18: Sanders Theater, Cambridge, Mass.: "Russian Sacred Music from the Early Centuries to the Present"

1985

May 4: Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, Washington D.C., "Russian Sacred Music from the Early Centuries to the Present"

December 6: St. Ann's Nyack, "Russian Sacred Music"


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