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Rachmaninov - All Night Vigil (Vespers)

Geelong & the Bellarine

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Sergei Rachmaninov’s All Night Vigil, first performed in Moscow in 1915, is remarkably different from the late Romantic piano music for which he is generally known.These settings of the Russian Orthodox Vespers and morning service blend ancient Slavonic chants with richly expressive harmony.

Sergei Rachmaninov’s All Night Vigil, first performed in Moscow in 1915, is remarkably different from the late Romantic piano music for which he is generally known.

These settings of the Russian Orthodox Vespers and morning service blend ancient Slavonic chants with richly expressive harmony.

In this concert, Rachmaninov’s a cappella masterpiece is juxtaposed to excerpts from J.S.Bach’s solo cello suites, played by Chris Howlett.

Melbourne Bach Chamber Choir, conducted by Rick Prakhoff.

Performed by
Emily Bauer-Jones, Mezzo Soprano
Timothy Reynolds, Tenor
Chris Howlett, Cello

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Cost

Adult

Entry cost ($): $25.00 - $30.00

Child
Children and school students - free.

Entry cost ($): Free

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times

Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer