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Cappella Records is pleased to announce the November 11, 2022 release of the ALL-NIGHT VIGIL by award-winning American composer ROBERT KYR. Performed by Cappella Romana and directed by its founder and music director Alexander Lingas, this is Cappella Romana’s 29th recording release. Cappella Romana launches this world premiere recording with the world premiere performances in Seattle and Portland, […]
Oregon Arts Watch has published its Autumn 2022 Choral Preview, and we are thrilled to see our two upcoming performances included! “Cappella Romana‘s season premiere concert stands alone. The title piece, Heaven and Earth, was written by six composers, CR Associate Conductor John Michael Boyer among them – a unique collaborative effort premiered by Cappella Romana in […]
Due to mounting public health concerns regarding COVID-19 and the increased prevalence of the omicron variant, Cappella Romana’s January performances of A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court have been postponed.
Cappella Records, the record label of Cappella Romana, is thrilled to announce its first release to earn a GRAMMY® nomination! The Recording Academy just nominated Cappella Records’ 2020 release of Sheehan: Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, conducted by the composer, Benedict Sheehan and featuring Michael Hawes, Timothy Parsons, Jason Thoms, and The Saint Tikhon Choir for […]
I am so happy to announce our newest addition to the Cappella Romana team, Richard Barrett. Richard joins us in a newly created senior position of Director of Publications, Grants, and Operations. FULL PRESS RELEASE BELOW You may already know him as a part of Cappella Romana’s community, as he has collaborated with us on […]
Cappella Romana returns to Ireland and the Netherlands this month, first to make two recordings in Ireland and then to give the festival finale concert at The Utrecht Early Music Festival, Netherlands. The ensemble will first gather under the auspices of the Limerick Early Music Festival to film a concert for showing at the Iași […]
The August 2021 Issue of Gramophone Magazine features a wonderful new review for Cappella Romana’s Hymns of Kassianí recording! “The booklet includes Lingas’s excellent, lengthy background essay on Kassianí, her reception and the historical context of medieval Byzantine chant, along with the original Greek texts and translations. Recognised among the pre-eminent interpreters of Eastern Orthodox […]
MusicWeb International‘s John Quinn names Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia one of his 2020 Recordings of the Year! “This is a recording unlike any other I’ve heard. Cappella Romana sing aprogramme of Medieval Byzantine Chant. Thanks to ingenious use of technology their performances have been ‘placed’ in the virtual acoustics of the vast Hagia Sophia […]
Cappella Romana is pleased to announce the award of a major grant from the State of Oregon’s Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support program. “Music Director Alexander Lingas and I are thrilled with this award,” says Executive Director Mark Powell. “We are planning in earnest to produce artistic programming that we can now consider during COVID, […]
This week media outlets across the world thrust Hagia Sophia into the limelight, reporting the action by current authorities to clear the way for the UNESCO World Heritage Site to be changed from a museum to a mosque. Cappella Romana’s Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia is more relevant than ever: to shine a light on Hagia […]
This Saturday, June 6, at 6 pm (PDT), Cappella Romana will premiere the 24-minute documentary, The Voice of Hagia Sophia, about the project and “making of” Cappella Romana’s Billboard Chart-topping recording, The Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia, on Facebook. The documentary includes interviews with Cappella Romana members John Boyer, Catherine van der Salm, Alexander Lingas, […]