Once Again, Riznica Chamber Choir and the St. Sava Circle of Serbian Sisters (Kolo Sestara) have joined efforts to bring you a wonderful evening of fun, food, laughter, drinks, music, and entertainment! Get ready to partake of a wonderful meal—complete with soda, beer, and wine—prepared and served by the Sisters. Take a break, and browse silent-auction items available. Once your belly is full, get ready to be entertained by the talented entertainers of Riznica Chamber Choir.
Performers are The Riznica Octet and Soloists:
Alexis Davis, mezzo soprano
Jessica Bernhardt, soprano
Lazo Mihajlovich, baritone
Artistic Director: Jana Minov
Dr. Jana Minov, is the artistic director and a co-founder of Riznica Choir. She comes from Belgrade in Serbia, the Balkans. This is an area of origin of the most music the choir sings. Read more about Jana here...
Congratulations to Jana Minov for successful performance of a Serbian opera for her doctoral recital concert, in Katzin Hall, ASU School of Music, on February 20th! Riznica choir was happy to be a part of this performance as "Choir of Peasants".
Serbian Opera in One Act
Cast: Sarah Smith soprano (Stanka), Erin Calata mezzo (Andja), Mario Vasques baritone (Redzep Aga) and Vojislav Spasić tenor (Rade, Mujezin). We were happy to have Vojislav Spasic as a special guest from Serbia for this concert.
Tchaikovsky's Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Riznica Chamber Choir, under the direction of Jana Minov, performed this masterpiece of Orthodox choral music, on Feb 10th and 11th 2012. Both concerts turned out to be a pleasure both for audience and singers.
Rachmaninoff's ALL NIGHT VIGIL
...an incredible, very powerful piece, inspiring choral singers around the world...
It was a rare opportunity to hear the whole masterpiece. Concert was on Saturday April 30 7 p.m. in St Barnabas on the Desert Episcopal Church, Paradise Valley, AZ
To learn more about this concert go here!
Earlier concerts performed on Sunday November 7th in Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, and Thursday November 18th in St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, Phoenix, AZ . See a couple of video clips from the concert below. Thanks to our friends who recorded it.
(Picture: Concert in Organ Hall at School of Music at ASU, November 2009)
Based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, the Riznica Chamber Choir was formed with the intention of performing Serbian, Balkan and Slavic choral music....
See: About us
Riznica is looking for singers from time to time. If you are interested in singing with our group, please contact director Jana Minov on email email@example.com to schedule an audition. More details are here.
At the moment we need an alto, a tenor and a baritone!
( Upper pictures: Concert in Trinity Eposcopal Church in downtown Phoenix, May 2009)
Fund raisers:Cabaret 2012 / Dinner Theater, performed on Sat June 9th @ St Sava Hall, Phoenix, AZ was a blast!
It was a celebration of wonderful home made Serbian food by Serbian Sisters Circle and a fabulous entertainment by Riznica musicians! Audience were enjoying a performance selection from musicals, opera, jazz, pop, folk, and comedy!
See you again the next year!