Capella Romana Performs: The Santiago de Compostela-with Marcel Peres- Friday Nov 16th, in Portland and Saturday Nov 17th in Seattle


Capella Romana (FB) Performs:  The Santiago de Compostela-with Marcel Peres.  Friday Nov 16th, in Portland and Saturday Nov 17th in Seattle.  (Medieval Latin hymnody for St James from the Codex Calixtinus)  To Purchase Tickets click here.   A tidbit of Liturgical arcana; St James Cathedral is also famous for its Botafumeiro  thurible most probably the largest thurible in the world still in use.

MEDIEVAL LATIN CHANT FOR ST. JAMES dir. MARCEL PÉRÈS (Ensemble Organum, Moissac, France) Marcel Pérès makes his Cappella Romana début directing an all-male chant ensemble in a program of medieval Latin hymnody for St. James. The ensemble will sing directly from facsimiles of the Codex Calixtinus, the medieval manuscript stolen (and recently recovered) from the Cathedral of St. James in Compostela, Galicia, Spain. With his celebrated Ensemble Organum, Marcel Pérès has made over 40 recordings of Latin chant and polyphony including Beneventan, Old Roman, Gallican, Carolingian, Mozarabic, Baroque and Renaissance repertoires.Cappella Romana is a 2012 Guest Choral Artist at St. James Cathedral. Seattle subscriptions include advance passes for this program. See subscription form for details.

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Orthodox Christian with 2 children, a wife, a life of bills and occasional fishing, not enough hiking etc... Editor of OrthodoxNorthwest which I hope benefits readers in the NW. I do post Romanian, Greek and Slavic info but I cannot read any of them - hey, I am an American. Would appreciate hearing from readers of the blog. Χριστός Ανέστη! (Anthony) editorOrthodoxNorthwest@gmail.com
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