On June 13, at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons, the Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will offer a concert entitled “All Creation Rejoices: Hymns in Honor of the Theotokos!” Formed in 2010 by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, the men’s choir has as its primary goal “sharing the beauty of Byzantine Chant beyond the boarders of the Orthodox Church and revealing the spiritual depth of this ancient form of ecclesiastical chant.” The members of the choir are accomplished, formally trained Byzantine chanters, many of whom serve as head chanters in parishes of the Direct Archdiocesan District.
The Concert is presented by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, who will be in attendance. It is offered free charge and is open to the public. The performance will begin at 6:00 PM and will be followed by a reception. On the following day, Sunday, June 14, the Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir will chant the Archieratical Divine Liturgy in the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios as celebrant. Attendees are asked to RSVP by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Church is located at 111 St. Andrews Road, Southampton, New York 11968.