A COVID Requiem – Portland
September 25 @ 7:30 pm - September 26 @ 7:30 pm EDT
A COVID REQUIEM
September 25, 26m, 2021
John Michael Boyer, conductor
Sir John Tavener—Panikhida (Orthodox Memorial Service) 1986
John Michael Boyer—Byzantine Chants for a Funeral, in English, 2013
With so many losses due to COVID-19, Cappella Romana offers here a rarely heard funeral service by the late Sir John Tavener, with Byzantine funeral chants composed by John Michael Boyer for Sir John’s funeral in 2013. With these works, we hope to embrace courage and hope for the future.
Performed in memory of those who have died from COVID-19.
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