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Russkaya Cappella - the choir that sings Russian music - is the only Russian choir in Scotland and one of a very few choirs in Britain specialising in Russian choral music. We are a small amateur mixed voice choir in Glasgow, founded in 2009, growing in numbers and engagements, performing both Russian choral church music and traditional Russian folk songs.

The choir is looking for more singers, particularly tenors. No ability to speak Russian is required, as all the text we sing is transliterated and coaching in Russian pronunciation is provided during rehearsals.  We rehearse on Thursday from 7.15 to 9.30pm in Unitarian Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow.  If you are interested in joining the choir, please contact us.

Russkaya Cappella is a registered Scottish charity (SC041150).


 Photographer: Fergus Mitchell              

7.30pm, Sunday 8 March 2015

Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church
Fullarton Street, Ayr KA7 1UB

Russian Orthodox church music, with an emphasis on Lent
movements from Kastalsky: Requiem for Fallen Brothers

"The choir's performance ... gave everyone present - Britons and Russians - a chance to sense the full beauty and grace of Russian culture as well as demonstrating a true example of intercultural co-operation." Mr Sergey Krutikov, Consul-General of the Russian Federation

"Russkaya Cappella's remarkable authenticity of Russian pronunciation and impeccable choice of repertoire are indicative of what any amateur choir should aspire to achieve under a highly competent guidance." Dr Andrei Rogachevski, Senior Lecturer in Russian Slavonic Studies, University of Glasgow

"There's something special about singing the liturgies and taking part in the worship of another culture... helps you see your own choral / liturgical heritage in a new light."  Russkaya Cappella singer 

"I promise you your life will be less rich without listening to the  sounds of Russian Choral Music!"  Russkaya Cappella singer

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