The Northern Flowers offers music lovers two new discs of the Petersburg Musical Archive. The first one contains an interesting achievement of the Lege Artis chamber choir, Petersburg’s remarkable ensemble. This choir, under the baton of Boris Abalian, has presented a selection of medieval Russian art: chants to Our Lady (NF/PMA 9927).

The second program is dedicated to two outstanding Russian composers of the 20th century, Georgy Sviridov and Boris Tchaikovsky. You will hear A Russia Flying Away by Sviridov and The Last Spring by Tchaikovsky, vocal cycles performed by young Petersburg singer Lyudmila Shkirtil and pianist Yuri Serov (NF/PMA 9928). Both composers studied with Dmitry Shostakovich. This new release is our next contribution to the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the great master.

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