سعدت كثيرا بهذا العرض الموسيقي الرائع والذي أعادنا للموسيقى الشرقية الأصيلة في الزمن الجميل ، كان حضور آلات القانون والناي والعود مركزا لتلك الاصالة الشرقية العريقة مع المزهروالرق فضلا عن الكونترباص والتشيلو لترخيم القاعدة الموسيقية وتناسق النغم قرارا وجوابا ولا أنسى بالطبع ادوار آلة الكمان ودور الدكتورحنين المايسترو المبدع ، أشكرك وأشكر الجميع ، وأتمنى ان لا تنسوني في كل حفلات كنيستنا المصرية العريقة الحبيبة ودمتم لمحبكم .

That was quite an amazing evening. I honestly felt I had been part of something rather special. It was great to see so much love and friendship being shared by so many. Quite a community. Your music, Michael, was very powerful and I “got” why the sound in the second half was so much stronger. I loved the instruments. I left a cheque at the door for my ticket, thank you for organising that. It was good to see you too. They all adore you.

Theophania - St Kyrel Choir
The 3rd “Theophania” concert took place at St. Yeghiche Armenian Church in London on 29th January for the second time. The adult and children’s choirs of the Armenian, Coptic, Russian, Greek, Moldovan Orthodox and Maronite Churches took part and filled the church with their angelic voices. The songs were followed by a Biblical reading, narrating the Nativity stories.

At the end of the concert, the choirs sung together “Gloria in Excelsis Deo” in Latin and also in their mother tongues.

St. Yeghiche Church choir, led by maestro Aris Nadirian, sang the hymn “Սուրբ զԱստուածածինն”, dedicated to the Mother of God, “Ով Զարմանալի”, dedicated to the baptism of Jesus Christ and also pieces from the Armenian Divine Liturgy. At the end of the concert, the Primate of the Armenian Church of the United Kingdom and Ireland, His Grace Bishop Hovakim Manukyan, and His Eminence Archbishop Yelisei of Sourozh, Primate of the Russian Orthodox diocese in UK, extended their blessings to the participants.

The “Theophania” concert was organised by the Coptic Orthodox St. Kyrel Trust, with the blessings of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches in the UK. All of the proceeds from the concert will go to the Churches in Aleppo.

Dear St Kyrel Trust supporter

As we did in the past 5 years, we will hold our annual concert on the Saturday 7th May, following the Orthodox Easter. This year Saint Kyrel Choir will present a new concert ‘Anastasis-from Darkness to Light’ as a collaborative together with the Byzantine Choir of the Greek Orthodox Church

The Anastasis Concert will be held at 6.30pm in a the beautiful Saint Panteleimon Greek Orthodox Church, 660 Kenton Road, Harrow, HA3 9QN.

You are cordially invited to enjoy this sacred music concert and tickets are available both online or contacting contact@stkyreltrust.org

We look forward to seeing you in the event,

Saint Kyrel Trust Team

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