Raduysja Devo

for two mixed choirs a capella

Prayer to Virgin Mary written to the ancient text by the monks of Pechersk monastery in Kiev. Commissioned by Saint Louis Chamber Chorus and premiered in May 2014.

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... and lead them to Paradise

for mixed a capella choir

This piece was commissioned by the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus for their 57th concert season and premiered in Saint Louis in May 2013. It is a prayer in Church Slavonic to the memory of Tsar Nicholas Romanov and his family.

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The Garden of Roses

for mixed a capella choir

This piece was commissioned by the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus for their Christmas Concert in 2010. The Russian text is based on a poem by Alexei Pleshcheyev (1825-1893).

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Benedicta et Venerabilis

motet for four voices

"Benedicta et Venerabilis travels down the path of simple devotion; it could be a sort of modern lauda, with an expressive register of great simplicity and self-control." -- Giovanni Zanovello.

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Psalmus XXVII

for mixed a capella choir

"Asceticism and passion merging into an indivisible spiritual crystal,
present in different proportions in every note - this, I believe, is the
key to the figurative world of the piece." --Y.G.

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