News - March 2023

Two upcoming on-line events with relevance for Byzantine Chant Studies:

Hannick on Byzantine hymnography and liturgy

Under the auspices of The Pontifical Oriental Institute, Prof. Dr. Christian Hannick, a long-standing member of the MMB Board will present the annual Donohue Chair 2023 Lecture, Thursday 23 March at 4.00 PM (Central European time).
The lecture is entitled ‘Byzantine Hymnography as a Component of the Liturgy: Problems of Philological and Musicological Research’.
The event can be followed live on the Pontifical Institute's You Tube channel: or revisited there afterwards.

Musical Grammar of Traditional Modal Monodies

The Centre for Research on Musical Traditions (CRTM) at Antonine University (Lebanon) organizes a webinar on ‘Musical Grammar of Traditional Modal Monodies’, Monday, March 27, 2023.
Time: 5.00—8.00 PM Central European Time (6.00—9.00 PM EET or Beirut Time).
More information and link to MS Teams for the event can be had here: