October13 2018 (Sat)
7:30 PM

Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil, op. 37

Archaion Kallos Festival of Orthodox Music 2018

Ss.Cyril and Methodius Cathedral | Classical Music

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Date: October 13, 2018 | 19:30 (Sat)
Venue: Ss.Cyril and Methodius Cathedral
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Not available
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Group discount 10+ people

Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil, op. 37

Program:

Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil, op. 37 
Jan DušekFour Songs of Solomon II – world premiere

Performing: 

Bohemiachor
Kryštof Spirit - conductor

About the festival: 

The Greek expression "archaion kallos" means "ancient beauty," but in the vocabulary of the Holy Fathers of the Eastern Christian Church, "archaion kallos" speaks of a certain archetype, an "original beauty" - the beauty which man beheld in Paradise and which he experienced after Creation. Philokallia (a word of Greek origin meaning "love of the beautiful") gave this name to the first and only festival of Orthodox music in Prague because they perceive every act in sacred music, whether of composition or interpretation, as a kind of conscious or unconscious search for this pristine beauty, the Archaion Kallos.

As in previous years festival will present a wide and varied spectrum of Orthodox music, ranging from the sounds of Byzantine music, through romanticism (S. Rachmaninoff – All-Night Vigil), to works by leading contemporary composers such as Arvo Pärt and Gennadij N. Lapajev as well as world premieres of the works of young Czech composers – Jakub Rataje and Jan Dušek.

Please note:

The concert has no intermission.

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