: Video and audio recordings from the Choral Conference 2014

On Thursday 1 May to Sunday 4 May, St John the Baptist Parish in Canberra hosted the diocesan Choral Conference (Певческий Съезд). Video and audio recordings of the three key note addresses are available on the St John the Baptist Parish web site, along with photographs. Georgiy Safonov spoke on the life and work of Pavel Chesnokov, Abbot Sergei (Shatrov) on Znamenny Chant and Archpriest George Johnson on Orthodox Church Singing in English.

Also available are audio recordings of musical highlights from the All Night Vigil and the Divine Liturgy, in both Church Slavonic and English. Settings range from Znamenny Chat to modern arrangements and compositions, including those by Chesnokov and one of the conference’s key note speakers, Archpriest George Johnson.