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March 6, 1995
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CONTACT: Mary Ellen Robinson
"Chorovaya Akademia" Presents
"Chorovaya Akademia," a men's a cappella choir founded in
Moscow in 1989 under the direction of Alexander Sedov, brings its
exceptional repertoire to The Johns Hopkins University on
Wednesday, April 5, at 8 p.m.
Russian Choral Music
The ensemble, which champions the superb, thousand-year
tradition of Russian choral music, will perform in Shriver Hall
auditorium on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus at 3400 N.
Charles St. in Baltimore.
The concert is sponsored by the university's Office of
Each of the fifteen singers is a virtuoso in his own right,
and together they form a choir renowned for its remarkable range,
exquisite tone and evocative interpretations. During its debut
tour of the United States in 1993, "Chorovaya Akademia" won
unqualified acclaim for its diverse programs, which include
beautiful Russian Orthodox Church music of the late 19th and
early 20th centuries.
In addition to liturgical music, the choir will perform
secular pieces by some of the world's greatest composers
including Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Saint-SaČns and Schubert as well
as genre and folk pieces from the comic to the meditative.
"Chorovaya Akademia" has performed in the leading concert
halls of Moscow and throughout Russia. In selected performances
outside Russia, it has been tremendously successful, earning many
Tickets are $18 and $17. Senior citizens, full-time student
and group discounts are available. For information, call the
Johns Hopkins University Office of Special Events at (410) 516-
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