Trisagion School will be hosting its first Webinar on the evening of March 25th at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT!
Join Instructors Peter George and Samuel Herron as they present a Webinar on the Sunday Evening Vespers Services held during lent, which are called “Compunctionate Vespers”. The first one is the well-known “Forgiveness Vespers,” but this service is actually just the first in a series of Vespers held on Sunday Evenings throughout the duration of Lent. These services mark the transition from the Resurrectional Sunday to the more penitential Lenten season for the rest of the week, and this is marked in several different ways.
Peter George, Lampadarios of Saint Mark Greek Orthodox Church in Westwood, MA, will present the proper typikon and order of this unique service, discussing where the hymns come from, their thematic content, and the order in which they are sung.
Samuel Herron, Protopsaltis of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Scottsdale, AZ, will present the way in which the hymns are chanted, including particular focus on the unique Prokeimena and the Long Sticheraric Aposticha Idiomela chanted during these services.
The Webinar will be roughly one-and-a-half (1.5) hours long, and will include a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.