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Lyra: Russian Vocal Ensemble of St. Petersburg

  • FORUM Arlington 3304 Washington Boulevard Arlington, VA, 22201 United States (map)

Chants of Russian Orthodox Church and folk songs from Russia

“A pure a cappella sound that could both fill the intimate space and drop to an edge-of-your-seat whisper” ~ The Washington Post

Lyra is a vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg. All singers are professional musicians, singing in different churches of St. Petersburg. Some of them are also soloists at musical theaters of the city. Through their performances, they introduce enormous musical heritage of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as traditions of Russian Folk music to all people taking great interesting Russia, its history and its culture.

Baritone – Sergey Tupitsyn

Soprano – Anna Makarenko

Tenor – Denis Patsiuk

Mezzo-soprano – Olga Turkina

Bass – Aleksandr Kudriashov


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