Kappella Kyrie Slavic Chamber Choir: Alleluia CD Release Concert

Date: Apr 17, 2024

Deadline: May 30, 2024 - 7:00 pm

The concert and recording includes highlights Kappella Kyrie has worked on for the past few years, plus new works from their current season. Audiences will hear everything from Artem Vedel’s Нині отпущаєш (Song of Symeon) to an arrangement of Dolly Parton’s Light of a Clear Blue Morning.

The evening features the premiere of Воскресіння (The Resurrection) by Edmonton composer, Diana Tayler, commissioned by Kappella Kyrie. The work is set to a poem by the award-winning Ukrainian poet, publisher, visual artist and political activist Marjana Savka and is about the optimistic spirit of so many Ukrainians fighting for their country.

Kappella Kyrie is also pleased to collaborate with Yurii Hryhorash, a young, talented baritone from L’viv, Ukraine, who will perform as a soloist with the choir at the release concert. On the recording Yurii is featured on four selections which truly demonstrate the diversity, brilliance and capacity of his artistry.