[Program Ten: Russian Choral Traditions]

Bard Music Festival Presents

Program Ten: Russian Choral Traditions

10 AM Performance with Commentary; with the Bard Festival Chorale, conducted by James Bagwell

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908) 
Our Father, Op. 22, No. 7 (1883)
Let all mortal flesh keep silent, Op. 22b, No. 3 (1884)
Behold, the bridegroom comes, Op. 22b, No. 4 (1884)

Dimitri Bortniansky (1751–1825) 
It is truly fitting (n.d.)

Stepan Smolensky (1848–1909) 
All of creation rejoices (n.d.)

Alexei Lvov (1799–1870) 
God save the Tsar (1833)

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–93) 
From Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, Op. 41 (1878)
No. 3 Oh come, let us worship
No. 8 I believe in one God
Mily Balakirev (1837–1910) 
The prophets proclaimed Thee (n.d.)

Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859–1935) 
Bless the Lord, oh my soul, Op. 37, No. 2 (c. 1903)

Alexander Grechaninov (1864–1956) 
From Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom No. 1, Op. 13 (1897)
No. 12 Praise the Lord from the heavens
No. 13b Glory

Maximilian Steinberg (1883–1946) 
From Passion Week, Op. 13 (1923–27)
No. 1 Alleluia
No. 4 When the glorious disciples
No. 8 The wise thief
No. 9 Do not lament me, Mother

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
From Vsenoshchnoye bdeniye, Op. 37 (1915)
No. 1 Oh come let us worship
No. 6 Rejoice, oh Virgin
No. 8 Praise the name of the Lord
No. 9 Blessed art Thou, oh Lord
No. 15 To Thee, the victorious leader

Estimated run time: 90 minutes, no intermission.