Sretensky Monastery was founded in 1397, on the spot where Muscovites met the sacred procession bearing the Vladimir icon of the Mother of God, which was delivered to Moscow in 1395 to protect it from the invasion of Tamerlane. The Monastery was founded two years later to commemorate the miracle of Tamerlane’s retreat. Thus, the Monastery Choir has existed for more than six centuries.

Sretensky Monastery Choir The Sretensky Monastery Choir. Photo: supplied


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