Tag: Cappella Records

  • Cappella Records Announces “Heaven and Earth” Release on October 14, 2022

    Cappella Records Announces “Heaven and Earth” Release on October 14, 2022

    Cappella Records is pleased to announce the October 14, 2022, two-disc release of Heaven and Earth, with Cappella Romana’s Associate Music Director John Michael Boyer leading the ensemble along with 45th Parallel Universe in John Tavener’s masterpiece for choir and string trio, Ikon of Light. The release also features the world premiere of Heaven and Earth: A Song of Creation, a unique collaborative setting […]

  • Sheehan’s Vespers is “Stunning”

    Sheehan’s Vespers is “Stunning”

    Music critic Steven A. Kennedy reviews Benedict Sheehan and The Saint Tikhon Choir’s recording of Benedict Sheehan’s Vespers on his Cinemusical blog: “Over the last couple of years, Capella Records has released some quite stunning recordings of choral music.  They most recently received a Grammy nomination for their recording of the Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom. … […]

  • Cappella Records earns its first GRAMMY® Nomination!

    Cappella Records earns its first GRAMMY® Nomination!

    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 […]

  • Fanfare Magazine Reviews Benedict Sheehan’s Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

    Fanfare Magazine Reviews Benedict Sheehan’s Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

    Alongside a must-read interview with Benedict Sheehan, Fanfare Magazine’s March/April 2021 Issue features THREE reviews of his Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom recording with the St. Tikhon Choir on Cappella Records: James A. Altena: “I own a goodly number of settings of the Liturgy by various composers—Chesnokov, Grechaninov, Ippolitov-Ivanov, Kastalsky, Rachmaninoff, Shvedov, Stoyanov, and […]

  • MusicWeb International Recommends Sheehan’s Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

    MusicWeb International Recommends Sheehan’s Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

    MusicWeb International critic John Quinn gives the Recommended distinction to St. Tikhon Choir’s recording of Benedict Sheehan: Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom: “Sheehan’s music is very beautiful and inventive. … Sheehan’s Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom is best heard as an uninterrupted sequence; such listening does full justice to his conception. However, if I were asked to […]

  • Sheehan’s Liturgy offers a much needed refuge

    Sheehan’s Liturgy offers a much needed refuge

    HRAudio.net’s Adrian Quanjer reviews Benedict Sheehan’s Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: “‘In times of difficulty and insecurity, like now with a highly contagious virus spreading over the world, people will search for something tangible to hold on to. Something that gives warmth and hope, doesn’t change and has already for a long time been an […]

  • Blu-Ray Review of Benedict Sheehan: Liturgy

    Blu-Ray Review of Benedict Sheehan: Liturgy

    Blu-Ray.com reviews Cappella Records’ new release of the Saint Tikhon Choir and Benedict Sheehan‘s recording, Benedict Sheehan: Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom: “Sheehan’s approach certainly harkens back to longstanding choral traditions in Russia and environs, and as such, there’s often a dark, almost foreboding, ambience to some of the massed lower sonorities he exploits. … If […]

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