A Concert of Byzantine Music by the PSALTIKON Byzantine Chamber Choir.
This concert will be held at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church on May 7th at 7:00 pm. It is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
The Dawn and the Spring: Byzantine Hymns from Paschaltide
Chanted by PSALTIKON Byzantine Chamber Choir
Dir. Spyridon Antonopoulos, with Vasilis Lioutas and Dimos Papatzalakis
Thursday, May 7, 7PM
St. John the Baptist
Greek Orthodox Church
15 Union Park St.
Boston, MA 02118
PSALTIKON is a Boston-based choir focused on preserving the rich musical heritage of Greece, and especially Byzantine chant. Its director, Spyridon Antonopoulos, completed studies at Brown, New England Conservatory, and most recently, a doctorate at City University London. Psaltikon refers to the medieval chant book for soloists which contained the most virtuosic chants from the now-extinct Asmatic Rite of Constantinople.
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