Key Ensemble: Sealed Angel
Teemu Honkanen, conductor
Niamh McKenna, flute
Rodion Stsedrin: Sealed Angel
Liturgy in Church Slavonic for soloists, choir and flute.
THE NINE-MOVEMENT CANTATA SEALED ANGEL was written by Rodion Shchedrin (b. 1932) to celebrate the millennium of the conversion of Russia to Christianity in 1988. This lovely melodic work takes its title from a wellknown short story by Nikolai Leskov.