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!
News | Apr. 16
Hymns of Kassianí is now available on all your favorite digital outlets – and it’s a hit! See it in Apple Music’s Featured New Albums and Featured Early Music Albums, as a Top (and Listening Tipp) release on HighResAudio.com, a top ProStudioMasters Classical release and the #1 New Opera and Vocal release on Amazon!
News | Feb. 8
The American Prize announced its 2021 Semi-finalists for its choral composition prize, and Benedict Sheehan’s Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom made the list! About The American Prize: The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition for the… Continue reading Benedict Sheehan an American Prize Semi-Finalist
News | Feb. 8
Fanfare Magazine’s James A. Altena has a new must-read interview with Benedict Sheehan after the release of his Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom recording with the St. Tikhon Choir on Cappella Records: Benedict Sheehan is the artistic director of the Saint Tikhon Choir, at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Monastery in South Canaan, PA (in the far northeast corner… Continue reading Fanfare Magazine Interviews Benedict Sheehan
News | Dec. 9
Cappella Records is thrilled to share that Billboard® has released its 2020 Year-End Charts and Cappella Romana’s Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia was the #2 Traditional Classical Album of the Year and Cappella Records was the #3 Traditional Classical Label of the Year! We were also thrilled to mark Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia’s 40th… Continue reading Cappella Records is a 2020 Billboard Top Label of the Year
News | Dec. 2
MusicWeb International‘s John Quinn names Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia one of his 2020 Recordings of the Year! “This is a recording unlike any other I’ve heard. Cappella Romana sing aprogramme of Medieval Byzantine Chant. Thanks to ingenious use of technology their performances have been ‘placed’ in the virtual acoustics of the vast Hagia Sophia… Continue reading Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia Named a 2020 Recording of the Year
News | Jul. 30
The New York Times has a new article featuring our Icons of Sound: Hagia Sophia Re-Imagined project and Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia recording! See the article, filled with interviews with our project partners from Stanford and our own Alexander Lingas on NYTimes.com: “The Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia,” an album that brings to life… Continue reading Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia Featured in The New York Times
News | Jul. 27
Ece Temelkuran, Journaliste et essayiste: « Avec la transformation de la basilique Sainte-Sophie, Erdogan achève de créer une Turquie à sa main » La basilique « a toujours été la diversion politique favorite » du président turc, relève, dans une tribune au « Monde », la journaliste exilée. Il détourne ainsi l’attention des problèmes majeurs… Continue reading In Le Monde: Hagia Sophia: The Great Amplifier