From Constantinople to California

From Constantinople to California: Greek and Greek-American Choral Works

Follow a 1000-year journey of Byzantine music, from medieval Constantinople to the Greek communities of California. Infused with 19th-century Italian, Russian, and Viennese choral traditions, the musical seeds carried by Greek immigrants to the New World blossomed in the next generation with soaring Renaissance style and Hollywood flair.

Byzantine Chant and Polyphony Choral works by Michael Adamis (1929–2013), Theodore Bogdanos (1932–2019), Steven Cardiasmenos (b. 1958), Frank Desby (1922–92), Peter Michaelides (1930–2017), and Tikey Zes (b. 1927)

Artists on this Program

John Michael Boyer

John Michael Boyer, Cappella Romana associate music director

John Boyer has been well known to Cappella Romana audiences since 1999, as a regular member of the ensemble, soloist, and guest director. Boyer makes his Cappella Romana début as the ensemble’s new Associate Music Director with this program, having… Read More…



FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2022, 7:30 P.M.


SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2022, 8:00 P.M.


SUNDAY 5 JUNE 2022, 3:00 P.M.

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