News | Jan. 31
Cappella Records is excited to share the #2 Debut of our A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court album on the Traditional Classical Billboard® Charts! Congratulations to Cappella Romana and Alexander Lingas!
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
News | Dec. 2
The Billboard Year-End Charts have been released and Cappella Records is thrilled to share that the Benedict XVI Choir & Orchestra’s recording of Frank La Rocca: Mass of the Americas has come in at #10 for 2022 on the Traditional Classical Albums chart! Thank you to everyone who purchased and shared this wonderful recording, we… Continue reading Mass of the Americas is a 2022 Top 10 Billboard Album!
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
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
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
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”
News | Aug. 24
Cappella Records is pleased to announce the September 23, 2022, release of Frank La Rocca’s Mass of the Americas (Misa de las Américas), performed by the Benedict XVI Institute’s Choir and Orchestra, directed by renowned international conductor Richard Sparks. The work extends the genre of the Missa solemnis: a sublime setting of a Traditional Latin… Continue reading Announcing the Debut Release of the Benedict XVI
News | Dec. 1
Cappella Records is excited to share the #7 Debut of our new Benedict Sheehan: Vespers album on the Traditional Classical Billboard® Charts! Congratulations to the GRAMMY®-nominated Rowan Benedict Sheehan & The Saint Tikhon Choir!
News | Nov. 25
Cappella Records, the record label of Cappella Romana, is thrilled to announce its first release to earn a GRAMMY® nomination! The Recording Academy just nominated Cappella Records’ 2020 release of Sheehan: Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, conducted by the composer, Benedict Sheehan and featuring Michael Hawes, Timothy Parsons, Jason Thoms, and The Saint Tikhon Choir for the Best Choral Performance. Hear this GRAMMY®-nominated… Continue reading Cappella Records earns its first GRAMMY® Nomination
News | Jul. 8
Heaven and Earth, with John Tavener’s Ikon of Light. Guest post by Richard Barrett, Artistic Director of The Saint John of Damascus Society In July 2012, nine years ago this month, my friend Dr. Harold Sabbagh and I had initial conversations about a spark of an idea. He was infectiously enthusiastic about CERN’s then-recent confirmation… Continue reading Cappella Romana to Record “Heaven and Earth”
News | Apr. 27
Thank you to all who pre-ordered, purchased, downloaded, and listened to Cappella Romana‘s Hymns of Kassianí recording — it made its Traditional Classical Albums Billboard Chart Debut today at #10!