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Arvo Pärt: Odes of Repentance Makes Billboard Chart Debut

News | Oct. 31

Cappella Records is excited to share the #7 Debut of our Arvo Part: Odes of Repentance album on the Traditional Classical Billboard® Charts! Congratulations to Cappella Romana and Alexander Lingas! 12 spellbinding tracks which give voice to the human yearning to be cleansed… the stars, the galaxies, all the wonders of a distant universe seem to… Continue reading Arvo Pärt: Odes of Repentance Makes Billboard Chart Debut

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San Francisco Classical Voice Features A Byzantine Emperor

News | Feb. 16

Emily Wilson interviews Alexander Lingas, Mark Powell, Kerry McCarthy, and more in a wonderful new feature on A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court on San Francisco Classical Voice! Some 20 years ago when reading a biography of Manuel II Palaiologos, Alexander Lingas learned about the Byzantine emperor’s trip to the court of King Henry IV looking… Continue reading San Francisco Classical Voice Features A Byzantine Emperor

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Announcing A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court

News | Jan. 3

On January 20, Cappella Records is proud to present its 30th release: A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court: Christmas 1400, London, performed by Cappella Romana and led by founder and music director Alexander Lingas. In support of the release, the ensemble will perform the program as part of its Northwest concert series in Seattle and Portland, January 20-22… Continue reading Announcing A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court

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Presto Music Interviews Frank La Rocca and Richard Sparks about the Mass of the Americas

News | Dec. 2

Don’t miss a new interview on Presto Music with Mass of the Americas composer Frank La Rocca and Benedict XVI conductor Richard Sparks: “A recent and in many ways innovative addition to this body of music comes from the USA, from the pen of Frank La Rocca – a Mass composed with the aim of… Continue reading Presto Music Interviews Frank La Rocca and Richard Sparks about the Mass of the Americas

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Robert Kyr Discusses His All-Night Vigil

News | Nov. 7

Cappella Romana’s Richard Barrett interviewed composer Robert Kyr about his new “All-Night Vigil” which Cappella Romana will premiere on November 11–13 in Seattle and Portland: All-Night Vigil Recording Release! Cappella Records is pleased to announce the November 11, 2022 release of the ALL-NIGHT VIGIL by award-winning American composer ROBERT KYR. Performed by Cappella Romana and directed by its founder and music… Continue reading Robert Kyr Discusses His All-Night Vigil

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Announcing Robert Kyr: All-Night Vigil

News | Oct. 27

Cappella Records is pleased to announce the November 11, 2022 release of the ALL-NIGHT VIGIL by award-winning American composer ROBERT KYR. Performed by Cappella Romana and directed by its founder and music director Alexander Lingas, this is Cappella Romana’s 29th recording release. Robert Kyr’s All-Night Vigil takes its formal inspiration from Sergei Rachmaninoff, who in 1915 set the same 15… Continue reading Announcing Robert Kyr: All-Night Vigil

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Cappella Records Announces “Heaven and Earth”

News | Sep. 16

Cappella Records is pleased to announce the October 14, 2022, two-disc release of Heaven and Earth, with Cappella Romana’s Associate Music Director John Michael Boyer leading the ensemble along with 45th Parallel Universe in John Tavener’s masterpiece for choir and string trio, Ikon of Light. The release also features the world premiere of Heaven and Earth: A Song of Creation, a unique collaborative setting… Continue reading Cappella Records Announces “Heaven and Earth”