Category Archives: Liturgical Music

A Joyous Feast of St Demetrios to All! 2019


Holy and Glorious Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer of Thessalonica (306) Wishing all a Joyous Feast of St Demetrios!   May the Great Saint pray for all those facing suffering for Christ sake.  And May He pray that the Church would live in peace … Continue reading

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¨Kastalsky Requiem: Memory Eternal to the Fallen Heroes¨ by Cappella Romana Nov 8 Seattle Nov 9 Portland , Lincoln City 11th, 2019


Venerable Cosmas the Hymnographer, bishop of Maiuma (787). St. Euphrosyne (Mezenova) the Faster, schema-abbess of Siberia (1918).  New Hieromartyr Nicholas confessor mitropoliten of Alma-Ata (1955). New Hieromartyr Alexander priest (1940).   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: Kastalsky Requiem: Memory Eternal to the Fallen Heroes … Continue reading

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Cappella Romana New Album ¨Venice in the East¨ Debuts in Top 10 of Classical Charts 2019


Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora at Nicomedia (305)   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: From a past post: Venice in the East: Renaissance Crete Italy meets Greece in Venice in the East, a sonic exploration of the Greek Islands when they were ruled by the Venetian … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos to All! 2019


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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A Joyous 7528 Annus Mundi! Έτη Γενέσεως Κόσμου κατά ‘Ρωμαίους


Church New Year. Venerable Symeon Stylites (the Elder) (459) and his mother St. Martha (428).   A Joyous 7528 Annus Mundi to All! “Creator and Fashioner of all things visible and invisible” “bless the crown of the year”, “grant fruitful seasons … Continue reading

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A Joyous Dormition Feast to All! 2019


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. A Joyful Feast of the Dormition to All!    “In giving birth, O Mother of God, thou hast retained thy virginity, and in falling asleep thou hast not forsaken the … Continue reading

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Holy Transfiguration 2019 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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Wishing All a Joyous Feast of Saint´s Peter and Paul 2019 !


The Holy, Glorious and All-praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul (67) Wishing all a Joyous Feast!   “O first-enthroned of the Apostles, Teachers of the Universe: Entreat the Master of all to grant peace to the world, and great mercy to … Continue reading

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Cappella Romana Will Perform at Upcoming Pop-Up Magazine Events May 13 Portland, Seattle May 15th, 2019


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!   Hieromartyr Symeon the Kinsman of the Lord (107).  New Hieromartyrs Paul and John priests, Martyrs Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Virgin-martyr Anastasia (1922). Virgin-martyr Mary (1938). My apologies for the late notice I am still struggling to … Continue reading

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¨Venice in the East¨ Performed by Cappella Romana Tonight Vancouver, BC 2019


Christus Resurrexit! Vere Resurrexit! Hieromartyr Symeon the Kinsman of the Lord (107).  New Hieromartyrs Paul and John priests, Martyrs Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Virgin-martyr Anastasia (1922). Virgin-martyr Mary (1938). My apologies for the late notice I am still struggling to … Continue reading

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¨Ave Maria¨ Renaissance Concert with Bill Applegate and Cappella Romana Seattle Seattle 22 and 24 Feb, Portland 23, 2019


Martyr Tatiana of Rome (226-235).  St. Sava I, first archbishop of Serbia (1235).   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: Ave Maria Blake Applegate, conductor of Cantores in Ecclesia and a director of the Byrd Festival, leads a program of Renaissance music in honor of the Mother … Continue reading

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Go Tell it on the Mountain and Everywhere! Christ is Born! Glorify Him!


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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¨Lost Treasures of Armenia¨ Armenian Christian Music Concert with Cappella Romana Jan 18 Seattle, Jan 19 Seattle 2019


Nativity (St. Philip’s Fast).  A Joyous Fast to All! Hieromartyr Eleutherius, bishop of Illyria, and his mother, Martyr Anthia and Martyr Corivus the Eparch (126).  Venerable Paul of Mt. Latros (956).   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: Lost Treasures of Armenia Discover the ageless beauty … Continue reading

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“Christmas in Ukraine” Concert with Cappella Romana Seattle Dec 21, Portland Dec 22nd 2018


  Prophet Habakkuk (Abbacum) (7th c. B.C.)  New Hieromartyr John priest (1919).   Cappella Romana (FB) presents: Christmas in Ukraine Celebrate the season with traditional Ukrainian carols for Christmas and Epiphany, featuring a choral concerto by Bortniansky, “Glory to God in the Highest.” This … Continue reading

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A Joyous Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to All! 2018 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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KLIROS presents: Chesnokovś Panikihida for the Dead of the Great War Nov 10th, 2018 at St Nicholas in Portland, OR


  Hat tip to OrthodoxPortland! Kliros fb, a mixed chorus dedicated to the presentation of quality Eastern Orthodox music in liturgical services presents Chesnokov Panikhida at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church Portland, Oregon. (FB)  

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A Joyous Feast of St Demetrios to All! 2018


Holy and Glorious Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer of Thessalonica (306) Wishing all a Joyous Feast of St Demetrios!   May the Great Saint pray for all those facing suffering for Christ sake.  And May He pray that the Church would live in peace … Continue reading

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Coptic Ordination Watch Online Friday Oct 12, 2018


Uncovering of the relics of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracleworker  Apologies for the late notice just noted this: fb Join us tomorrow to watch the ordination of Dr. Mina Adeeb online at St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox … Continue reading

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A Joyous Dormition Feast to All! 2018


The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. A Joyful Feast of the Dormition to All!    “In giving birth, O Mother of God, thou hast retained thy virginity, and in falling asleep thou hast not forsaken the … Continue reading

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Holy Transfiguration 2018 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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