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BDENIE commemorates the 100th anniversary of this piece’s first performance, which took place in Moscow on March 10th, 1915. Although The Esoterics usually dedicates one concert series each year to a choral composer’s 100th birthday, it is seldom that the group reaches this far back into music history to perform an individual piece. For Founding Director Eric Banks, this piece occupies a special place in choral music. “Rachmaninoff’s All-night vigil comes at the end of an era. With its sweeping settings of chant, it is the pinnacle of Russian romantic choral music.” READ MORE
The Esoterics is proud to be founding members of The Greater Seattle Choral Consortium, the non-profit organization that sponsors the Seattle Sings! Choral Festival. The Consortium comprises over sixty choral ensembles in the Puget Sound region each of whom have a unique mission, but a common love of singing and choral music. Please visit our "neighbor" choirs and see what the GSCC is doing for advocacy and support of choral music in our community at www.seattlesings.org.