Nativity Concert of Cappella Romana Jan 7th, Portland & 8th Seattle

If you have the chance go.  Their concerts are truly impressive.   Per their website:

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Baroque Christmas in Russia and Ukraine

opening Fri 07 Jan 2011, closing Sat 08 Jan 2011

Presented By:
Cappella Romana

Slavic music expert Mark Bailey from Yale University returns with a program of native Slavic chants and extravagant Baroque motets for Christmastide. Written in as many as 12 parts, these “partesny” works (sung from partbooks) will feature music by Moscow’s most important Baroque composer, Vasily Titov, and two dramatic choir concertos written for St. Petersburg’s Imperial Court Chapel by its most celebrated director, Dmitri Bortniansky. The program will first take place on January 7 (December 25 in the Old Style, Julian calendar), the date of the Feast of the Nativity celebrated throughout the Slavic world.

Run Time:
2 hours with 1 intermission

About editorOrthodoxNorthwest

An Orthodox Christian, whose interests also include, GO, Square Dancing, hiking, exploring, swimming, kayaking, cooking, history, board games. I am the Editor of OrthodoxNorthwest which I hope benefits readers in the NW. I do post Romanian, Greek and Slavic info but I cannot read any of them - hey, I am an American. Would appreciate hearing from readers of the blog. Χριστός Ανέστη! (Anthony)
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