Organ Concert: Sergey Kirillov

Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 2 pm

Abbey Church

Sergey Kirillov -- Organist, artistic director and principal conductor of the Stavropol Municipal Chamber Orchestra and Choir Cantabile, professor of organ performance in the Stavropol College of Arts, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.
A graduate of the Kiev Conservatory of Music (Ukraine), Sergey Kirillov has been a prominent performer, leader and innovator in both secular and spiritual settings for over three decades. Sergey Kirillov is a recipient of the prestigious presidential life-time achievement award, the Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, for his contributions to the cultural life in the City of Stavropol.

For his accomplishments in reviving Slavic singing traditions and establishing professional choirs in churches of Kiev, Novosibirsk, Barnaul and Stavropol, the Orthodox Church of Russia awarded Mr. Kirillov the Orders of St. Vladimir the Great and of Venerable St. Sergius of Radonezh.