January 17 & 18, 2015
For centuries, one simple expression has given voice to the vast sense of wonder and mystery inspired by the divine.
From 'O magnum mysterium' to 'O vos omnes' and beyond, Sine Nomine explores the treasured repertoire of the 'O' texts, sacred music that sings of awe and passion. We will perform works by Byrd, Messiaen, Lauridsen, Gesualdo, and Pärt, to name a few. Join us as we bring old together with new, weaving our way around the circle of time.
Rachmaninov Vespers, Op. 37
(All Night Vigil)
May 16, 2015
Sine Nomine celebrates the 100th anniversary of Rachmaninov's most beloved choral setting. This magestic work premiered in Moscow in 1915, and has been called the greatest musical achievement of the Russian Orthodox Church.
ONE NIGHT ONLY CONCERT PERFORMANCE!
– Friday, May 15, 2015 8:00pm –
St. Lawrence, Martyr
110 Summer Street, New Bedford, MA
– Saturday, May 16, 2015 –
Saint Michael the Archangel
394 Blackstone St, Woonsocket, RI
The lovely St. Michael the Archangel Ukranian Orthodox Church in Woonsocket was badly damaged by a fire in 2012. Tireless efforts to restore the church are in full swing, and Sine Nomine is humbled to be part of the service commemorating the reopening of the restored sancuary in May.
This will be a rare opportunity for parishoners, supporters and community members to hear the true wonder of Rachmaninov's Vespers sung in context, as part of the evening service.