||“The evening was notable for its air of informality and the infectious sense of enthusiasm exhibited by the performers….” (Berkshire Eagle)
Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series
Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
The Rose Ensemble
“Slavic Wonders: Feasts and Saints in Early Russia, Poland & Bohemia”
Based in Minnesota and founded by Artistic Director Jordan Sramek, The Rose Ensemble creates imaginative performances of vocal music, connecting each individual to past worlds with stories of spirituality and humanity. Slavic Wonders includes stunning 12-part Baroque motets from the Russian Orthodox tradition, Medieval Latin chants for Slavic saints, and powerful double-choir works from the Polish Renaissance.