Opening V Moscow Christmas Festival of Spiritual Music
On January 9 opening of the V Moscow Christmas Festival of Spiritual Music took place at Svetlanov Hall of MIHM. Vladimir Spivakov and Metropolitan of Volokolamsk Hilarion are the festival’s artistic directors. Participants of the concert on January 9: Moscow Synodal Choir, State Academic Moscow Region Choir named after A. Kozhevnikov; Moscow City Symphony – Russian Philharmonic; soloists – Svetlana Kasyan (soprano), Vasily Ladyuk (baritone); with participation of Metropolitan of Volokolamsk Hilarion. The program included pieces by J. S. Bach and Metropolitan Hilarion.