AllMusic Review by James Manheim

Composer Alexander Kastalsky, although he was Rachmaninov‘s teacher, is not well known outside Russia. He wrote mostly church music, and it influenced his famous student and other Russian church composers of the era. This Requiem of 1917 is unique, even within his oeuvre. It’s a grand attempt to write a requiem mass

St. Tikhon Choir to perform Benedict Sheehan’s Composition of “The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom” in New York and Washington, D.C.

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] The Saint Tikhon Choir, the professional vocal ensemble of St. Tikhon’s Monastery, will give a series of performances of Benedict Sheehan’s Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom in New York and Washington this coming October, under the direction of the composer. The group gave the world premiere performance of Sheehan’s groundbreaking