Photo: Musikfest Erzgebirge, Peter Kreibich
Opening of the 3rd International Festival of vocal music
© Ira Polyarnaya/Opera Apriori
Julia Lezhneva, Il Giardino Armonico & Intrada
Georgy Sviridov (1915-1998) “Sacred Love” from Three Choruses for A. Tolstoy’s “Tsar Feodor Ioannovich” Performed by Intrada Vocal Ensemble, Moscow Solo Tatyana Kokoreva, soprano Conductor Ekaterina Antonenko Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, September 2, 2014 Thou, sacred love, thou hast been persecuted from the beginning and hast been soaked in blood. Love, sacred love…
G.F.Handel “Jealousy! infernal pest” from Hercules. Moscow Chamber orchestra “Musica viva” and vocal ensemble “Intrada” (Moscow). Artistic director Ekaterina Antonenko, Conductor Christopher Moulds. January 13, 2013. Tchaikovsky Hall of the Moscow Philharmony.
«Unknown Renaissance: the 450th anniversary of J.P. Sweelinck» Live in Grand Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, April 22, 2013 This recorded concert was the final event of an international musicological conference with concerts and workshops entitled “The Unknown Renaissance: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck’s 450th Anniversary». The Russian audience had the opportunity to listen to the vocal music of the “last great Dutch composer”: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621), as well as the music of his contemporaries. The compact disc opens with Sweelinck’s Christmas motet “Hodie Christus natus est”, SwWV 163 from the collection “Cantiones sacrae” published in 1619. It is followed …
«this independent group has shown such purity of style, clarity of colors and freshness of sound that can be created just by a choir, simultaneously adopting contemporary European performing practices and preserving native features of our choral culture. In the worthy collection of Moscow choirs Intrada is becoming one of the leaders and it is no wonder that the best European conductors choose this group for their performances in Russia»
Petr Postelov, «Vedomosti»
«One of the best chamber choirs of Moscow due to high professionalism, faultless taste and perfect diction»
Vladimir Oyvin, Classica.FM, on the performance of Intrada with the Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski cond.