Raduysja Devo

for two mixed choirs a cappella

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.

... 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.

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).

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.

CD info: Stella del Nostro Mar

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.

Videntes Magi Stellam

Christmas motet for a capella choir