Second Boston Byzantine Music Festival Celebrates the Musical Heritage of Byzantium

Left: Alexander Lingas directing the Cappella Romana performance of The Fall of Constantinople. Top: Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir performing Petros the Peloponnesian: Portrait of a Musical Genius. Bottom: Dr. Grammenos Karanos with Burcu Güleç during DÜNYA’s performance of A Fasıl for a Phanariot Beyzade.

November - December 2014 The Boston Byzantine Music Festival, held on the Hellenic College Holy Cross campus on November 14th and 15th, celebrated the music of the Byzantine Empire through lectures, workshops, and performances. Music lovers attended lectures by Dr. Alexander Lingas (Artistic Director, Cappella Romana) and Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol (Artistic Director, DÜNYA ensemble) and ...