Tag: Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

  • Five Stars for Benedict Sheehan’s Liturgy from Audiophile Audition

    Five Stars for Benedict Sheehan’s Liturgy from Audiophile Audition

    Audiophile Audition‘s Steven Ritter gives a five-star rating to Benedict Sheehan and the Saint Tikhon Choir’s recording of Benedict Sheehan’s Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom: “The work itself is fresh and vibrant… Orthodox worship is not to play solely to the emotions, but to provoke gratitude and compunction in the hearers. The above statement […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fanfare Magazine Interviews Benedict Sheehan

    Fanfare Magazine Interviews Benedict Sheehan

    Fanfare Magazine’s James A. Altena has a new must-read interview with Benedict Sheehan after the release of his Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom recording with the St. Tikhon Choir on Cappella Records: Benedict Sheehan is the artistic director of the Saint Tikhon Choir, at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Monastery in South Canaan, PA (in the […]

  • Echoes of the Renaissance — Program Notes

    Echoes of the Renaissance — Program Notes

    In his magisterial The Rise of European Music, 1380–1500, Reinhard Strohm traces the development and dissemination of complex styles of music written with multiple voice parts using measured (‘mensural’) notation that enabled precise rhythmic coordination of the voices. By the middle of the fifteenth century the most notable centers for the production of this polyphonic […]

  • Rachmaninoff: Divine Liturgy Reviews Are In!

    Rachmaninoff: Divine Liturgy Reviews Are In!

    Thanks to all who made it out to the concerts this weekend! The reviews are in: From The Oregonian: “Friday night’s performance of the Divine Liturgy at St. Mary’s Cathedral was indeed drenched in sumptuous sonic pleasure. “It was a marathon for the singers, a vast text amounting to nearly 18 program pages of Old […]

  • Rachmaninoff: The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

    Rachmaninoff: The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

    NEW: previews of this weekend’s concerts:Crosscut by Thomas May“the group’s brand of meditative sacred music from the Orthodox tradition is just what the doctor ordered.” The Sun Break by Michael van Baker “their performances of last season’s Vespers (also by Rachmaninoff) sold out, so you may want tickets in advance.” Before the Rachmaninoff Divine Liturgy concerts this […]

  • Rachmaninoff: Divine Liturgy – This Weekend!

    Rachmaninoff: Divine Liturgy – This Weekend!

    Following three sold-out performances last season of Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil (“Vespers”), this weekend Cappella Romana presents Rachmaninoff’s Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom! Get your tickets today!

  • Ivan Moody on the Rachmaninoff Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

    Ivan Moody on the Rachmaninoff Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

    Following three sold-out performances last season of Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil (“Vespers”), this year Cappella Romana presents Rachmaninoff’s earlier sacred masterpiece, the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (1910). Composer (and friend of Cappella Romana) Fr. Ivan Moody, published some wonderful program notes for the Corydon Singers recording of this work, and we’ll quote some of […]

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