Guests

Ansamblul Sirin

Sirin Ensemble

Moscow, Russia
Ansamblul „Organum”

Organum Ensemble

Moissac Abbey, France
The Choir of the Hamatoura Monastery

The Choir of Hamatoura Monastery

Lebanon
Grigorios Th. Stathis

Grigorios Th. Stathis

Athens, Greece
Ioannis Chasanidis

Ioannis Chasanidis

Thessaloniki, Greece
“Chivotul” Psaltic Choir of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Iasi

“Chivotul” Psaltic Choir of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Iasi

Romania
Maistorii Artei Psaltice

The Maestors of the Psaltic Art

Athens, Greece
Panagiotis Neochoritis

Panagiotis Neochoritis

Thessaloniki, Greece
Pere Guran

Petre Guran

Bucharest, Romania
Corul Byzantion

”Byzantion” Academic Choir

Romania

Project Team

Arhim. Hrisostom Rădășanu

Rev. Archimandrite Hrisostom Rădășanu

President of the Festival
Adrian Sîrbu

Adrian Sîrbu

Artistic Director
Ștefan Mihalcea

Fr. Ștefan Mihalcea

Executive Director
Ana Maria Țoc

Ana Maria Țoc

Communication and Marketing Coordinator
Larisa Elena Alui-Gheorghe

Larisa Elena Alui-Gheorghe

Secretary

IBMF Programme

Wednesday - October 2nd 


08:00 a.m. - Divine Liturgy

Choral responses offered by:  “Saint Hierarch Iosif Naniescu” Choir of “Dumitru Staniloae” Faculty of Orthodox Theology of Iasi

Venue: The Old Cathedral - The Metropolitan Complex on 16 Ștefan cel Mare și Sfânt Blvd., Iasi


10:30 a.m.  - IBMF Opening Ceremony

Conference: The Byzantine Hymnography and the Canon

Keynote speaker: Lecturer Evelina Mineva (Greece).

Book Launch: Collection  The Life in Christ. Byzantine Hymnography (6 volumes published in Romanian)

Venue: "Iustin Moisescu”  Festivity Hall - The Metropolitan Complex on 16 Ștefan cel Mare și Sfânt Blvd., Iasi


07:00 p.m. - IBMF Opening Concert

Performing: 

"Theotokos” Orthodox Choir (Beirut, Lebanon)

"Saint Ephraim" Male Choir (Budapest, Hungary)

Nektaria Karantzi (Athens, Greece)

 Fr. Alexandru Grigoraș - invited soloist (Romania)

Venue: Hall of "Vasile Alecsandri" National Theatre

Thursday - October 3rd


10:00 a.m. - Music Workshop

Topic: Old Russian Chants from Notable Manuscripts: about Styles, Music Notations and Singing

Guest:  Natalija Mosyagina (Sankt Petersburg, Russia)

Venue: "Sinaxar Hall", Metropolitan Museum

 

10:00 a.m. - Workshop by Sergiy Radkevich

Venue: Varlaam the Metropolitan School


07:00 p.m. - Old Russian and Romanian Music Concert Dedicated to the Mother of God

Guests:

"Righteous Iosif" Choir of Varatic Monastery (Romania)

"Kljuch Razumeniya” Ensemble (Sankt Petersburg, Rusia)

Venue: Metropolitan Cathedral

Friday - October 4th


10:00 a.m. - Music Workshop

Topic: The Specifics of Georgian Polyphony

Guest: Dr. Svimon Jangulashvili (Tbilisi, Georgia)

Venue: "Henri Coanda" Hall of the Palace of Culture


08:00 p.m. - All-Night Vigil

Choral Responses offered by:

"Theotokos" Orthodox Choir (Beirut, Lebanon)

"Byzantion" Academic Choir (Iasi, Romania)

"Chivotul" Psaltic Group (Iasi, Romania)

The All-Night Vigil will consist of the Great Vespers with Litia, followed by Matins and the Divine Liturgy.

Venue: Saint Sava Church

Saturday - October 5th


11:00 a.m. – Music Workshop

Topic: Vocal Coaching in Neo-byzantine Chanting

Guest: Georgios Bilalis (Athens, Grecia)

Venue: "Henri Coanda"  Hall of the Palace of Culture


07:00 p.m. - Concert of Religious and Folk Music of Georgian Tradition

Performers: Patriarchy Choir of Holy Trinity Cathedral (Tbilisi, Georgia)

Venue: Hall of "Mihai Eminescu" University Library of Iasi

Sunday - October 6th


09:30 a.m. - Divine Liturgy

Choral reponses offered by:

"Romeiko" Ensemble (Athens, Greece)

"Tronos" Psaltic Group of the Romanian Patriarchy Cathedral (Bucharest, Romania)

At the end of the Divine Liturgy, the Metropolitan Diocese of Moldavia and Bukovina will grant prof. Alexander Lingas the Moldavian Cross, the highest ecclesiastic distinction offered by the Diocese, rewarding his outstanding scientific, teaching and performing activities.

Venue: Metropolitan Cathedral


07:00 p.m. - IBMF Closing Concert

Performing:

Byzantine Choir of "Chesarie Episcopul" Orthodox Theological Seminar of Buzau (Romania)

"Tronos" Psaltic Group of the Romanian Patriarchy Cathedral (Bucharest, Romania)

"Romeiko" Ensemble (Athens, Greece)

Venue: "Agora" Events Centre

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