Charity Concert “100 Years Ago Today”
Our Lady of Smolensk Russian Orthodox Church hold the charity concert in memory of the last Russian Emperor and his Royal Family to collect the funds needed to build the Memorial Chapel in Jacksons Point, Ontario, dedicated to the Royal Martyrs. Following the February Revolution of 1917 Nicholas II and his family were imprisoned and transferred to Tobolsk. With the approval of Lenin, Sverdlov and the rest of the top Bolshevik party leadership, Nicholas and his family were eventually executed on the night of 16–17 July 1918. The recovered remains of the Imperial Family were finally re-interred in St. Petersburg, eighty years to the day on 17 July 1998. In 1981, Nicholas, his wife and their children were canonised as martyrs by the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, located in New York City.On 15 August 2000 Nicholas and his family were canonised as passion bearers, a title commemorating believers who face death in a Christ-like manner, by the Russian Orthodox Church within Russia.
The world class opera stars Cesar Bello, Larisa Skrynska, Sergey Martsenyuk, pianist Ernesto Ramires, famous accordioanist Alexander Sevastian give only one charity concert on stage at Richmond Hill Presbetarion Church.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is many parking lots available at the church and at M.L. McConaghy Seniors' Centre at 10100 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 1T8. Public transportation: take VIVA or YRT busses to Yonge St & Major Mackenzie Dr.
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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
10066 Yonge street, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada