Tag: A Byzantine Christmas

  • Byzantine Christmas: Sun of Justice – Taking the Journey

    Byzantine Christmas: Sun of Justice – Taking the Journey

    The ecclesiastical feast day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus Christ – which came to be called simply “Christ’s Mass,” or “Christmas” in English – was added to the calendar in the Eastern Church somewhat later than other major feasts. Originally, Christ’s Nativity and Baptism were celebrated on the same day: Epiphany (January 6). Much has…

  • Sun of Justice on Ancient Faith Radio

    Sun of Justice on Ancient Faith Radio

    John Michael Boyer and John El Massih join the Ancient Faith Radio podcast to talk about the debut PRÓTO release, Sun of Justice! Listen and subscribe at AncientFaith.com http://audio.ancientfaith.com/interviews/afp_2017-12-06.mp3 Order Now Sun of Justice: Byzantine Chant for Christmas in Greek, Arabic, and English Cappella Romana Media combines passion with scholarship in its exploration of early…

  • Preview A Byzantine Christmas

    Preview A Byzantine Christmas

    This weekend, Boston-based Psaltikon performs Byzantine chant and traditional Greek carols (kálanda) for the Christmas season, directed by Cappella Romana’s own Dr. Spyridon Antonopoulos. Presented in collaboration with the Greek Institute of Cambridge, Mass. Preview the performance via SoundCloud: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/282902821″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Seattle Friday 16 December, 7:30pm St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox…