con-song is a unique program performed and directed by Mary
Arapoff. Ms. Arapoff had been inspired to combine
icons with Russian sacred music. The program brings to us
a unique combination of Russian Orthodox sacred music and
which unite Eastern and Western religious traditions. The
music is a cappella sacred chant, choral pieces, folk, and
devotional arias including composers Bortnianski, Chesnokov,
Mussorgsky, Stepanov, and Tchaikovsky. Ms. Arapoff has very
which includes opera, oratorio, lieder, 20th century music
Mary Arapoff is also a founder of Rublev
Choir, a cappella group of the Department of Slavic
and Eastern languages at Boston College. Arapoff assembled the choir out of students and faculty interested in religious and folk Russian music. Now residing in Texas she has a new Russian choir.
celebrates the power and radiance of God and brings Healing,
Hope and Joy, says Mary Arapoff.