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A Vast Tsunami of Sound: Yale Russian Chorus Performs for FSGW

Yale Russian Chorus
Yale Russian Chorus

What: Concert for the Folklore Society of Greater Washington

When:  Saturday, March 8, 2014, 8:00 p.m.

Where: Church of the Ascension Sanctuary.  The church is at 633 Sligo Avenue in Silver Spring, about 1/2 mile east of Georgia Avenue. If you want to take advantage of the ample parking behind the church, set your GPS for 624 Silver Spring Avenue instead.

Admission: FSGW Members: FREE; $15.00 for church members; $20 for general public

Information: fsgw.org or contact Charlie Baum at Home Phone (+): 301-589-6855; 301-587-2286; or Work 202-334-1701.

Be swept away by a vast wave of sound as the world-renowned Yale Russian Chorus performs a program of sacred and secular Slavic choral music from the twelfth to the twenty-first century in the Gothic Revival Sanctuary of Silver Spring’s Church of the Ascension.

 

The Yale Russian Chorus is a tenor-bass a cappella choral ensemble specializing in sacred and secular Slavic choral music.  Chorus members are Yale University students from a variety of academic disciplines.  Founded in 1953 by Denis Mickiewicz, a Yale student at the time, the YRC is recognized as one of the world's premier performance ensembles of Slavic music.

 

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