Tag: Anniversary

  • The Oregonian Explores Cappella Romana’s History

    The Oregonian Explores Cappella Romana’s History

    Brett Campbell explores Cappella Romana’s history in The Oregonian before this weekend’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations: “When Alexander Lingas moved to San Francisco in 1990, the Greek Orthodox cathedral where he’d just been appointed associate cantor lay in ruins, devastated by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Lingas wanted to help the church rebuild – and the…

  • Beauty, Knowledge, Transcendence.

    Beauty, Knowledge, Transcendence.

    With Your Support, Cappella Romana Brings These Things To The World As we mark our 25th Anniversary this year, Cappella Romana is taking bold steps to bring you more of the unusual and beautiful music you love from the sacred traditions of New and Old Rome. And now, we need your help. Would you make…

  • Cappella Romana Celebrates 25 Years!

    Cappella Romana Celebrates 25 Years!

    Twenty-five years ago today (April 26, 1991) Cappella Romana made its debut in San Francisco! “Back in 1991, Portland native Alexander Lingas, the group’s artistic director, was living in San Francisco, singing as the assistant cantor at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral while studying for his doctoral exam. A recent earthquake had damaged the church, and…