The Sacred Spirit of Russia


8 february at last Sunday night’s Grammys Award Ceremony in Los Angeles, the winner for choral recording in 2014 was Conspirare, a truly wonderful SATB choir from Austin, Texas USA. And the title of their recording that won? «The Sacred Spirit of Russia!»

Congratulations from the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots of the US to «Conspirare» for their well-deserved grammy!

Austin choral group Conspirare wins Grammy


Austin choral group Conspirare has just won the Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia,” the 2014 release on Harmonia Mundi.

Glenn Miller, Craig Hella Johnson, Robert Harlan

The CD was recorded in 2013 at Austin’s at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church and features Christmas liturgical from the Russian Orthodox Church and featured basso profundo Glenn Miller as a soloist. Conspirare founder and artistic director Craig Hella Johnson conducted.

Johnson was in Los Angeles to accept the award.

It was the sixth time Conspirare has been nominated for a Grammy.

Austin choral group Conspirare wins Grammy