The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom For A Cappella Choir
My good friend and extremely talented music instructor Alexander Levine’s major new work, The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, which will be held at 7:30pm on Thursday 7th March at the Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great. The piece will be performed by the renowned chamber choir Tenebrae.
The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom is Alexander Levine’s most significant large scale religious work to date. Inspired by the humility and humanity of the murdered Russian priest (and friend of Levine) Fr. Alexander Men and composed over a three month period of spiritual immersion, research and contemplation similar to that described by his great forebears Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov, the work traces a continuous spiritual growth towards the central point of the Liturgy – the Holy Communion.