The Orthodox Singers Male Choir, directed by G. Smirnov has been founded in 1992. The best singers of Moscow churches and monasteries are invited here for taking part at the festive divine services and concerts.
The roots of Russian male choral singing can be found at the ancient tradition of the sacristan singers of the XVI-XVII centuries. They say that one of the first Russian choral works were composed by Tsar Ivan the Terrible (1530-1584), who being a great admirer… read more
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