New York, NY: On the evening of May 19, 2013 and in front of a crowd of over 300 people, the Archdiocesan Cathedral became the venue for a concert in honor of His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos B’ of Athens and All Greece, entitled “He is Risen!” The concert consisted of selections performed in two parts. The first part of the concert commenced with the Archdiocesan Youth Choir performing a selection of traditional Greek songs. The Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir who chanted a number of ecclesiastical hymns from the Paschal period performed the second part of the concert.
Among the distinguished guests present at the concert were members of the Archbishop’s official delegation from Athans, His Eminence Metropolitan Chrysostom of Messinias, Bishop Gabriel of Diavleias (chief secretary of the Synod of the Church of Greece), Rev. Protopresbyter Adamatios Augoustidis, and Archdeacon Epifanios Arvanitis. Also in attendance were the Ambassadors of Greece and Cyprus to the United Nations Mr. Michael Spinellis and Mr. Nicholas Emiliou respectively, the Consul Generals of Greece and Cyprus Mr. George Iliopoulos and Ms. Koula Sophianou as well as other Metropolitans and diplomats from other jurisdictions.
To read about the concert please visit www.asbm.goarch.org/may19
To watch a video of the concert click here.
To see photos from the visit of Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece click here.