Ivan Moody To Give Pre-Concert Lecture

Ivan Moody

Ivan Moody

Pre-Concert Talks: Meet Ivan Moody

One hour prior to each concert, guest director Ivan Moody will present a brief talk on the program, and will be available to sign his recent book and CDs (a selection will be available for purchase).

Rev. Dr. Ivan Moody is one of the world’s leading scholars on Russian composer Alfred Schnittke and is the author of the article on Schnittke in the New Grove Dictionary of Music. He also serves as president of the International Society of Orthodox Church Music.

Ivan Moody directed Cappella Romana’s recent recording of Finnish Orthodox music (Arctic Light, 2014) and has been a regular guest director of Cappella Romana. His largest composition, The Akáthistos Hymn, was written for Cappella Romana and also released on CD.

From Darkness to Light

From Darkness to Light will feature the Alfred Schnittke’s Verses of Repentance, Rachmaninoff’s Concerto for Choir, Galina Grigorjeva’s Diptych and Ivan Moody’s own Anastasis on Eastertide!



Friday, 15 May 2015, 8:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Church



Saturday, 16 May 2015, 8:00pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral


Sunday, 17 May 2015, 2:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral