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Concert Review: Experiential Orchestra, Artefact Ensemble – Arvo Pärt ‘Passio,’ A Concert for Peace and Healing

Cathedral of Saint John the Divine (photo credit: Stefan Bunbury)

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine hosted the Experiential Orchestra and Artefact Ensemble in Orthodox chants and a passion setting by Arvo Pärt.

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Cathedral of St. John the Divine to host Arvo Pärt’s ‘Passio,’ Orthodox Chants, January 26 and 27

Experiential Orchestra and Artefact Ensemble

Audience members can sit on yoga mats (or chairs) to hear 'Passio' by Arvo Pärt, preceded by Orthodox chants, at the world's largest Gothic cathedral.

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Music Review: ‘Feminine Care’ Lexagon

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Feminine Care, by Bay Area multimedia artist Lexagon (AKA Alexa Burrell) on Ratskin Records, is a complex and subtle musical examination of what it meant to be a woman of colour living during the time of the Trump presidency. However, anyone expecting strident political statements will be sorely disappointed, as …

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Exclusive Interview: Composer Karen LeFrak on New Album ‘Interlude, Vol. 1: Harmony’

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Composer Karen LeFrak talks about her new four-album solo piano project 'Interlude.' 'During the pandemic,' she says, 'my creative energy has really had a chance to grow.' The first volume, 'Harmony,' has just been released.

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