Travel back in time, feel the peacefulness of church music in the 19th Century

Phonetic transcription:

Izhe he-roo-vi-my tay-no ob-ra zoo-yuo-shtche

Ee-zhi-vo -tvo-ria-shtchei Troy-tze tree-svia-tou-you piesn pri-pie-va-you-shtche

Vsia-ko-ye ninie zhi-tiel-sko-ye ot-lo-zhim po-pie-che-nee-ie

Ya-ko da Tza-ria vsiekh po-di-miem

English translation:

We who mystically represent the Cherubim, and who sing to the Life-Giving Trinity the thrice-holy hymn, let us now lay aside all earthly cares that we may receive the King of all, escorted invisibly by the angelic orders. Alleluia[

"Ige Herouvimy" by Dmitry Bortniansky

Conducted virtually by: Matthew Jaskiewicz

Performed by:

  • Emily Kei
  • Hertha Grunsky
  • Matthew Jaskiewicz

Bortniansky is the Master of acapella Orthodox music in the beginning of the 19th-Century. He composed his anthems using text written in the Old Church Slavonic language, which is the root of all Slavic languages.

Although this language is not being spoken today, the beauty and the tranquility remains. 

 

With this song, we wish you and your family a joyful Passover

 

Al shlosha, al shlosha
D’varim haolam kayam
Al shlosha, al shlosha
D’varim haolam kayam
Al shlosha, al shlosha
D’varim haolam kayam
Al shlosha, al shlosha
D’varim haolam kayam
Al haemet v’al hadin
V’al hashalom, hashalom
Al haemet v’al hadin
V’al hashalom, hashalom
D’varim haolam kayam
Al shlosha, al shlosha/Al haemet v’al hadin
D’varim haolam kayam/V’al hashalom, hashalom
Al shlosha, al shlosha/Al haemet v’al hadin
D’varim haolam kayam/V’al hashalom, hashalom
Hashalom, hashalom, hashalom.
"Al Shlosha D'varim" by Allan E. Naplan

Conducted virtually by: Matthew Jaskiewicz

Performed by:

  • Brad Cherkas
  • Catherine Moorhouse
  • Charles Ozzoude
  • Elsa Chau
  • Emily Kei
  • Maryna Svitasheva
  • Matthew Jaskiewicz

“Sing with the Spirit” (of Togetherness)

I will sing with the spirit, I will sing with the spirit;

Alleluia, alleluia, aleluia, alleluia, aleluia, alleluia;

And I will sing with the understanding also; alleluia, aleluia,

And I will sing with the understanding also; alleluia, aleluia,

I will sing with the spirit, I will sing with the spirit;

Alleluia, alleluia, aleluia, alleluia, aleluia, alleluia.

"I Will Sing with the Spirit" by John Rutter

 Conducted virtually by: Matthew Jaskiewicz

Piano accompaniment by: Sasha Kats

Performed by:

  • Brad Cherkas
  • Charles Ozzoude
  • Christine Sinclair
  • Claire Brascoupe
  • Elsa Chau
  • Emily Kei
  • Maryna Svitasheva
  • Matthew Jaskiewicz

“Sing (virtually) to the Lord”

Cantate Domino canticum novum, Cantate Domino omnis terra.

Cantate Domino canticum novum, Cantate Domino omnis terra.

Cantate Domino canticum novum, Cantate Domino omnis terra.

Cantate Domino et benedicite nominiejus.

Sing to the Lord. Sing a new song, Sing to the Lord. Sing all the earth. Sing to the Lord. Bless his name. Sing to the Lord, his Glory proclaim.

Sing a joyful song. I will sing a joyful song!

Cantate Domino canticum novum, Cantate Domino omnis terra.

Cantate Domino canticum novum, Cantate Domino omnis terra.

Cantate Domino canticum novum, Sing out with joy! Cantate Domino!

 

 

"Cantate Domino" by Mark Hayes

Conducted Virtually by: Matthew Jaskiewicz

Performed by:

  • Catherine Moorhouse
  • Charles Ozzoude
  • Claire Brascoupé
  • Elsa Chau
  • Emily Kei
  • Hertha Grunsky
  • Matthew Jaskiewicz

Zinging on Zoom every Monday night

Remembering the good old “pre-Covid” times

This is an excerpt of our last concert just before the pandemic. We miss it so much!

This is The Magic Flute.

Both classy and fun to sing!smile

“Confutatis” and “Lacrymosa” (Mozart Requiem)

There was so much emotions. This is where we gave it our all!