Category Archives: Liturgical Music

A Joyous Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to All! 2017 AD


 The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple.  A Joyous Feast to All! Holy Resurrection Parish in Vancouver, BC/† Свято-Воскресенский Русский Православный Собор, Ванкувер celebrating the Feast in 2011.   Hamatoura Monastery has some very nice e-cards that tell … Continue reading

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A Byzantine Christmas: The Sun of Justice Performed by Cappella Romana; Salem, Seattle, Portland Dec 14-17th 2017


St. John the Merciful, patriarch of Alexandria (620)   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: “Cappella’s Associate Music Director John Michael Boyer directs exhilarating Byzantine chants for Christmastide in Greek, Arabic, and English. Featuring Lebanon-born guest soloist, Rev’d Deacon John (Rassem) El Massih, and the … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Bell Ringing at St Spiridon’sSeattle, WA Featured in the Seattle Times


St. Paul the Confessor, archbishop of Constantinople (350).  Venerable Barlaam, abbot of Khoutyn (Novgorod) (1192).  New Hieromartyrs Nicitas bishop of Orekhovo-Zuev, Anatoly, Arsenius, Nicholas, Nicholas, Constantine priests, Hieromartyrs Barlaam, Gabriel, Gabriel, Woman Hieromartyrs Nina and Seraphima (1937). Sunday Snapshot: St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB)  in Seattle, … Continue reading

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 Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music Concert Seattle Performed by Cappella Romana, Portland and Lake Oswego Nov 17-19th


  Cappella Romana (FB) presents:   “Renowned Finnish choral director Timo Nuoranne returns to direct glimmering sacred works from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Estonia. With selections from Cappella Romana’s celebrated recording Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music, and a Trisagion in Estonian, Slavonic, and … Continue reading

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RSVP! Sign up for free lecture by Alexander Lingas of Cappella Romana at Reed College Nov 7th


For all those who have died by acts of hatred and depravity.   Κύριε ἐλέησον, Κύριε ἐλέησον, Κύριε ἐλέησον.   Cappella Romana (FB) RSVP FOR FREE LECTURE Sign up for free lecture by Alexander Lingas at Reed College Dr. Alexander Lingas “Russian Sacred Music between … Continue reading

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“Glorifying God with One Mind and One Mouth” A Three Day Music Seminar Oct 13 – 15th.


Venerable Euphrosyne, nun, of Alexandria (445). Repose of Venerable Sergius, abbot, of Radonezh (1392). St. Nicholas confessor, priest (1941). This just in!  I just learned of this conference from the WOCA website, and cannot find much on it the Church websites.  No … Continue reading

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Open House at Holy Transfiguration Meridian Idaho, Oct 14th, 2017


Holy Protomartyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles Thecla of Iconium (1st c.). Holy Transfiguration (FB)  Presents:  ( What a great idea!) Welcome to our open house! You are invited! Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church loves our new home in Meridian! On Saturday October 14, we will be hosting an open … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos to All!


The Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. A Joyous Feast to All! Troparion of the Mother of God, Tone 4 Thy Nativity, O Mother of God, has brought joy to all the world; for from thee … Continue reading

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KLIROS Sings Great Vespers, St Nicholas Orthodox Church Portland September 23, 2017


As seen first on OrthodoxPortland! KLIROS (fb) a local liturgical chorale, invites you to Great Vespers for the New Martyrs of Alaska at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church   (fb)on Saturday, September 23rd at 6pm. Music by Ippolitov-Ivanov.

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A Joyous Dormition Feast to All! 2017


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. A Joyful Feast of the Dormition to All!  Below is a Maronite Hymn to the Dormition.  Different than the Byzantine but, yet, oh so familiar -enjoy.  Editor  Anthony Qolo: Assumption … Continue reading

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Holy Transfiguration 2017 A Joyous Feast to All!


The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ (Second “Feast of the Saviour” in August). Thou wast transfigured on the mountain, O Christ God,/ Who didst show Thy glory unto Thy disciples as far as they could … Continue reading

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Interview with Alexander Lingas of Cappella Romana on the BBC and Upcoming Concert Information April 2017


XB! Cappella Romana (FB):  Alexander Lingas on the BBC podcast and upcoming concert information!   Cappella Romana on the BBC Artistic Director Alexander Lingas talks about the medieval liturgy of Cyprus with Sean Rafferty of BBC Radio 3, with live performance … Continue reading

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Youth Choir at St Sava’s in Vancouver, BC 2017!


XB! Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!   We remember the Armenian Genocide 102nd Anniversary. СВЕТИ САВА /St Sava’s in Vancouver, BC (FB) presents a Youth Choir opportunity!  (I apologize for the delay in posting this I did not see … Continue reading

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Cappella Romana Perform Music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic Tradition March 30, 31, April 2nd Seattle/Portland


A Joyous Lent to All!   ‘The men of Cappella Romana (fb) perform music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic tradition, including powerful medieval chants, and choral works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Kastalsky, Chesnokov, and more. Seattle audiences … Continue reading

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The Northwest Boychoir Performs “Sympony of Psalms” And the Alleluia Chorus March 19 Portland.


A Joyous Lent to All!     Cappella Romana (fb) Presents: “This year’s program will feature Igor Stravinsky’s brilliant Symphony of Psalms. Composed in 1930, in the neo-classical style, this work was declared by Time Magazine to be the best … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Liturgical Concert from 2016 Bazaar at St Spiridon’sSeattle, WA


Sunday of the Prodigal Son. Tone one.  Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom. Sunday Snapshot: Video of the beautiful 2016 Bazaar Concert at St Spiridon’s Cathedral (FB)  in Seattle, Washington.  St Spiridon’s … Continue reading

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Go Tell it on the Mountain and Everywhere! Christ is Born! Glorify Him! A.D.2017


The Nativity according to the Flesh of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ.  Sviatki. Fast-free-till the Theophany Eve!   The Adoration of the Magi: Melchior, Caspar, and Balthasar. Commemoration of the shepherds in Bethlehem who were watching their flocks and came to see … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to All! 2016 AD


 The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple.  A Joyous Feast to All! Holy Resurrection Parish in Vancouver, BC/† Свято-Воскресенский Русский Православный Собор, Ванкувер celebrating the Feast in 2011.   Hamatoura Monastery has some very nice e-cards that tell … Continue reading

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The Summer Pascha! A Joyous Dormition Feast to All 2016!


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary.   Thine Offspring, O Virgin, hath truly made thee to dwell in the Holy of Holies as shining lampstand of the immaterial fire, golden censer of the divine … Continue reading

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Holy Transfiguration 2016 A Joyous Feast to All!


The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ (Second “Feast of the Saviour” in August). Thou wast transfigured on the mountain, O Christ God,/ Who didst show Thy glory unto Thy disciples as far as they could … Continue reading

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