Ohrid Choir Festival: Archive 2011

Academic choir “Gamma”

Yaroslavl, Russia

Valentina Rodikova - conductor

Competition Section

Title Composer Lyrics
Pesnya o pervoy lyubvi / A song about first love Andrey Petrov Lev Kuklin
Pesnya o krinicah / Song of Krynica Andrey Eshpay Viktor Karpenko
Venecianskaya noch / Venetian night Mikhail Glinka Ivan Kozlov
Nochevala tuchka zolotaya / Slept golden cloud Peter Chaikovsky Mikhail Lermontov
V temnom lese / In the dark forest Folk russian song Popular text
Tanec / Dance Francesco Durante  
Gora i junak / A Mountain and a Hero Stefan Gajdov Traditional Macedonian
Bella ciao / Farewell, the beautiful girl Folk Italian song Popular text

Sacred Section

Title Composer Lyrics
Nyne sily / Now the powers   Canonical text
Tebe poem / To Thee We Sing Anton Arensky Canonical text
Choral №9 (a mass “Passions on John”) Johann Sebastian Bach Canonical text

Academic Choir of the Palace of Culture “Gamma” in Yaroslavl was founded in 1970 from amateur singers of all ages and professions. Many interesting and vivid stories chronicle the chorus’s history: artistic encounters and exciting concert tours. The choir team of Yaroslavl and beyond has many close friendship ties. The choir supports creative contracts with groups from Poitiers (France), Boston (USA), and Sapporo (Japan). The diverse repertoire of the choir includes: folk songs, songs of Russian and foreign composers, and many works performed a-cappella. Since the creation of the choir, it has been lead by Valentinа Rodikova, whose character is the constant creativity and love of choral art. The choir is an honorary title “People's team.”

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