Bienen Ensembles

University Chorale

Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil

Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alice Millar Chapel

Albert Pinsonneault, conductor; Corey Everly, graduate assistant conductor

Rachmaninoff composed his All-Night Vigil in 1915. By 1919 Russia’s new Bolshevik government had begun a systematic persecution of the Russian Orthodox Church, and the work was not performed again in Russia for nearly 70 years. The University Chorale presents this Russian romantic master­piece, a time capsule from czarist Russia of the World War I era.

Free Event

Alice Millar Chapel


1870 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Completed in 1962, this venue houses two chapels: the 700-seat Millar Chapel and the 125-seat Vail Chapel. The Chapel hosts religious services, music performances, lectures, and other events.