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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

A Byzantine "Requiem"

This looks compelling, wish I were in the Chicago are so I could go. Perhaps one of my 2.6 regular readers is interested?

Lincoln Chamber Productions

presents

A BYZANTINE REQUIEM

Music of the Byzantine Funeral Rite

harmonized by Timothy Woods



Sung by the Ecclesia Choirs



Sunday November 6

4pm

St. John Cantius Roman Catholic Church

825 N. Carpenter

Chicago, IL 60622



Sunday November 13

3pm

Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church

14610 S. Will-Cook Rd.

Homer Glen, IL 60491


Sunday November 20

3pm

Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago

5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637


For tickets, call 815-806-0066

or click on our "Ticket" page

1 comment:

Mary Jane said...

The Eastern Church's funeral rites are quite possibly the best way to be dead that I know of. The texts are rich, filled with repentence, warning and hope. My favorite is when the departed reminds the mourners that where he/she is now, they will one day be.

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