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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



Music of the Byzantine Funeral Rite

harmonized by Timothy Woods

Sung by the Ecclesia Choirs

Sunday November 6


St. John Cantius Roman Catholic Church

825 N. Carpenter

Chicago, IL 60622

Sunday November 13


Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church

14610 S. Will-Cook Rd.

Homer Glen, IL 60491

Sunday November 20


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.