lunedì 31 luglio 2017

Metropolitan Hilarion reveals his orchestra conducting talents at Italian music festival
Chairman of the External Church Affairs of Moscow’s Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has conducted an orchestra and a choir at the famous Ravello Festival in Italy. His Eminence directed the performance of two similarly-named pieces for soloists, a choir and an orchestra - the hymn "Stabat Mater" (from the first line "Stabat Mater dolorosa", lit."The sorrowful Mother was standing") by Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi and a hymn of his own composition. (...)