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Apr 21, 2014, 12:25 PM

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The London Russian choir promotes a wide range of music from Russia. Original arrangements by the choir leader include traditional lyrical and epic songs, ritual calendar music for pagan holidays, wedding songs, dance songs and and other folklore. Another part of the repertoire represents much loved by native Russians Art Songs (Romances) from the 18-19 centuries, as well as more known pieces by Bortnyansky, Tchaikovsky and other classics.

The Choir was formed in April 2013 . The group now brings together over 30 music lovers of various ages and cultural backgrounds. Most choir members do not speak Russian but a lot of attention is paid to cultural context, history, language and stylistic features of the music. Based at University College London.

We are looking for more singers to join us in a performance on 5 June and, of course, permanently.

Join any time. Open to all. The choir welcomes all music lovers no experience of Russian speaking required.

Please contact via our web site:
http://londonrussianchoir.wordpress.com/


Venue
Room G03 in 26 Bedford Way WC1H 0AP (UCL) near Russell Square/Kings Cross/Euston

Schedule
weekly on Thursdays 6.30-8.30pm during term time. We have 3 terms a year each consisting of a block of 10 sessions. Please get in touch for exact dates.
Concert at Pushkin House on 19 March.

Fee
65 (students 50) per term (10 sessions). Drop-in fee 8 (6.50 students).
Newcomers first session 6.50.
When joining later on in term, term fee can be adjusted according to the number of remaining sessions.
http://www.polinashepherd.co.uk/
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