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Byzantine Chant in the Anglosphere

The School of Byzantine Music of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and the Department of Music of City , University of London present an evening honouring the contributions of the late Archimandrite Ephrem Lash to the dissemination of Byzantine musical traditions in the English- speaking world. A panel of distinguished speakers including Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia and Fr Andrew Louth will be followed by a member of Cappella Romana and the School of Byzantine Music presenting a selection of liturgical chants. This event is part of the Summer Sounds Festival of the Music Department of City, University of London.

Speakers/Musicians

His Excellency, Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia

The Revd. Professor Andrew Louth

John Boyer, Protopsaltis of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco

Richard Barrett, Executive Director of the St John of Damascus Society

Cappella Romana – Dr Alexander Lingas, Musical Director

Cantors from the School of Byzantine Music of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain – Vasilis Maroulas and Dr Dimitris Skrekas, directors