Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Cappela Romana to present music of Arvo Pärt

Cappella Romana will sing the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt in a series of concerts that lead up to performances at Music Fest in Vancouver, British Columbia. Entitled "Odes of Repentance," Cappella Romana's concert will feature Eastern Orthodox hymns that Pärt has set as well as a selection of his English and Slavonic works. The program includes:

- Triodion
- The Woman with the Alabaster Box
- The Kanon of Repentance (excerpts)
- Ode 6, Kontakion, Oikos, Ode 8, Ode 9, Prayer after the Kanon

Here is the performance schedule:

Portland: Fri, Aug 7, 2009, 8pm at St. Philip Neri Church (SE 18th & Division)

Seattle: Sat, Aug 8, 2009, 8pm at Holy Rosary Church (4139 42nd Ave SW - at Genesee)

British Columbia - Salt Spring Island: Sun, Aug 9, 2009, 8pm at Salt Spring Island Arts Centre

British Columbia - Vancouver: Mon, Aug 10, 2009, 5:30pm, Christ Church Cathedral, Downtown Vancouver

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