Funeral Ikos, Third Boston Byzantine Music Festival

Boston Choral Ensemble performing “Funeral Ikos” at the third Boston Byzantine Music Festival, hosted by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross, November 13–14, 2015. “Funeral Ikos,” written by John Tavener (1944–2013) in 1981, is a setting of text used for the burial of priests in the Orthodox tradition.