Saturday, March 8, 2014 - Saturday, March 8, 2014
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost: free to members
Sponsored by: Folklore Society of Greater Washington
What: Concert for the Folklore Society of Greater Washington
When: Saturday, March 8, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Church of the Ascension Sanctuary. The church is at 633 Sligo Avenue in Silver Spring, about 1/2 mile east of Georgia Avenue. If you want to take advantage of the ample parking behind the church, set your GPS for 624 Silver Spring Avenue instead.
Admission: FSGW Members: FREE; $15.00 for church members; $20 for general public
Information: fsgw.org or contact Charlie Baum at Home Phone (+): 301-589-6855; 301-587-2286; or Work 202-334-1701.
Be swept away by a vast wave of sound as the world-renowned Yale Russian Chorus performs a program of sacred and secular Slavic choral music from the twelfth to the twenty-first century in the Gothic Revival Sanctuary of Silver Spring's Church of the Ascension.
The Yale Russian Chorus is a tenor-bass a cappella choral ensemble specializing in sacred and secular Slavic choral music. Chorus members are Yale University students from a variety of academic disciplines. Founded in 1953 by Denis Mickiewicz, a Yale student at the time, the YRC is recognized as one of the world's premier performance ensembles of Slavic music.
Founded in 1964, FSGW is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Society seeks to further the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people. You can learn more about FSGW by visiting our web site, fsgw.org.