Icons of Sound: Concert with Cappella Romana

May 15, 2022
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Cappella RomanaVocal Ensemble

The internationally renowned musical group Cappella Romana presents their concert “Icons of Sound” featuring pieces composed by the 9 th century nun Kassia and interpretations of medieval Byzantine chant for the feast of the Holy Cross in Constantinople

Leading scholar of late-antique Christian poetry Susan Ashbrook Harvey will precede the concert at 4PM with a keynote address to begin our two-day symposium, “Recovering Hymnography.

The Recovering Hymnography program, including this concert, is made possible through a Vital Worship Grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Grand Rapids, Michigan, with funds provided by Lilly Endowment Inc. This program is presented by the Lumen Christi Institute, the Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, and the Fordham Center for Orthodox Christian Studies, and cosponsored by the Divinity School at the University of Chicago and the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.