'Teaching Byzantine Chant in Diaspora'
Tuesday 24th May 2016, 2.00 pm-5.00 pm
Venue: City University London, Music Department, Performance Space, College Building, St John Street, London EC1V 4BP
This study day involves contributions from academic musicologists from the Department of Music at City University London and its Erasmus partner, the Department of Music Studies of the University of Athens as well as members of the choir Cappella Romana and instructors and students of the School of Byzantine Music of the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain (London).
Organized by Dr. Dimitrios Skrekas (University of Oxford)
All welcome and admission is free, but advance registration is requested for catering purposes.
To register, please use the booking form at http://www.city.ac.uk/events/2016/may/teaching-byzantine-chant-in-diaspora
For further information, please contact: [log in to unmask] or concerts -at- city.ac.uk
2.00–3.30 PM Roundtable on Teaching Byzantine Chant in Anglophone Countries: Experiences, Challenges and Opportunities, chaired by Dr. Dimitrios Skrekas (University of Oxford):
Prof. Achilleas Chaldaeakis (University of Athens)
Dr. Ioannis Arvanitis (National Library of Greece, Athens)
Fr. Joseph Paliouras (School of Byzantine Music of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira, London)
Dr. Alexander Lingas (City University London)
Dr. Spyridon Antonopoulos (City University London/Boston)
• 4.00–5.30 PM Chant Workshops
• 6.00-7.00 PM Vespers at the Church of Great St Bartholomew http://www.greatstbarts.com) with Fr Gregory Wellington (Orthodox Chaplain, City University London) with singing led by the Roundtable participants.
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