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Russian Riches May 15 at Washington National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral will host a magical program of Russian music on May 15 at 4:00 pm.

Under the gracious patronage of His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation and Mrs. Kislyak, Conductor J. Reilly Lewis will lead the Cathedral Choral Society and special guests Viktoriya Bright and the National Cathedral School Girls Chorale in the return of its popular Russian Riches program featuring works by some of Russia's greatest composers:

Russian Easter Festival Overture - Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov Cantata 'Ioann Damaskin' (John of Damascus) - Sergey Taneyev Cantata 'Hvalite, Boga' (Praise God) - Alexander Gretchaninov

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Donovan Marks
Donovan Marks

The last program of Russian music in 2005 sold out so get your tickets early!

Colleen Fay will lead the pre-concert discussion, moderated by Robert Aubry Davis.

Pre-concert discussions are held at 2:30 in Perry Auditorium on the 7th floor of the Cathedral. These discussions are free and open to all. Perry Auditorium can be reached via the elevators at the West End of the Cathedral.

For tickets and more information, call 202. 537.2228 or contact: Cathedral Choral Society.

Washington National Cathedral is located at Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenue.

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Donovan Marks
Donovan Marks