Chamber choir CAPPELLA MUSICAE ANTIQUAE ORIENTALIS was founded by Leon Zaborowski in 1984. The choir is one of not numerous choirs in Poland, which specializes in performing Russian Orthodox Church music composed by Russian and Ukrainian masters from 18th till 20th centuries.
The members of the choir are representatives of different professions and environments. Cappella Musicae Antiquae Orientalis has begun it's activity in May of 1985, and also it's cooperation with various music institutions in Poland.
The choir's repertoire contains compositions of classical composers of russian orthodox church music such as: D.Bortniansky, M.Berezovsky, A.Archangielsky, A.Wedel, M.Ippolitov-Ivanov, P.Tschaikovsky, S.Rachmaninov, P.Tschesnokov.