American Choir receives Grammy Award for CD of Russian Orthodox Music

17/2/15 The Texas-based professional choir Conspirare, directed by Craig Hella Johnson, won the Grammy Award in the category "Best Choral Performance" for their disc "The Sacred Spirit of Russia," released in 2014 by Harmonia Mundi. The CD presents a model program of liturgical works by Russian Orthodox Church composers of the "new Russian choral school" ...

Festival of Religious Music to be held at the Moscow Church of “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God on October 14 – November 6

7.10.2011 The Festival of Religious Music will begin at the Moscow Church of the “Joy to All the Afflicted” icon of the Mother of God on 14 October, the feast day of the Intercession of the Mother of God. The opening is timed to coincide with the feast that enjoys a special esteem in Russia and ...

Swiss theologian became an Orthodox

Moscow, August 31, Interfax - A well-known Swiss theologian, hieromonk Gabriel (Bunge) became an Orthodox before the divine service at the church of the "Joy to All the Afflicted" Icon on Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Moscow. Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations cordially greeted Fr. Gabriel who has ...