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      November 15, 2019

       

      1350 Massachusetts Ave
      Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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      Sacred and Profane: Byzantine and Ottoman Music Traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean

      Lecture Hall 004, 485 Broadway, Cambridge
      Fri., Nov. 15, 2019, 2 – 3:30 p.m.



      A journey through the world of Byzantine and Ottoman sacred and secular music and their legacy in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean. This highly interactive workshop examines the sacralization of the profane and the profanation of the sacred in music theory and practice of the Orthodox Christian and Islamic East.

      Featuring:

      Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, PhD, award-winning composer, musician, and founding member of the En Chords Ensemble

      Rev. Fr. Romanos Karanos, Assistant Professor of Byzantine Liturgical Music, Hellenic College Holy Cross and Artistic Director of the Boston Byzantine Music Festival

      The Pharos Ensemble. With Eirini Tornesaki - vocals, Vasilis Kostas - laouto, George Lernis - percussion and Panos Aivas - kanun

      The workshop is free and open to the public.

      Photo Credit: King David, Illuminated Psalter, Constantinople, 10th century. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France.

      Gazette Classification: Religion
      Sponsor: Harvard University's Department of Art + Architecture, Center for the Study of World Religions, Boston Byzantine Music Festival
      Contactegeorganteli@fas.harvard.edu

      Categories: Concerts & Tour Dates | University & Alumni | Religion & Spirituality

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