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Greek Orthodox Chant Sung at King Charles’ Coronation

A Christian Orthodox chant was sung in Greek during the Exchange of the Swords ritual at King Charles' Coronation Service at Westinster Abbey.

King Charles Coronation to Feature Greek Orthodox Music

The conductor of one of the choirs that will sing at the coronation of King Charles III will be Dr. Alexandros Ligas, a Greek professor of Orthodox music and founder of the Cappella Romana choir. The coronation is taking place...

The Hymn of Kassiane: Orthodoxy’s Great Lenten Choral Work

The Hymn of Kassiane, sung every Tuesday of Holy Week was composed by one of the few women writing music during Byzantine times.

UNESCO Recognizes Byzantine Chant as Part of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

An important distinction for Greece and Cyprus was announced by UNESCO on Wednesday, when the two countries' proposal to the Organization to include the Byzantine Chant on its List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was approved. In its...