Greek Byzantine Choir

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The Greek Byzantine Choir is a choir specializing in singing traditional Byzantine chant. The choir was founded in 1977 by Lykourgos Angelopoulos (also the director) and is based in Athens, Greece.[1]

The choir has traveled around the world for concerts, participated in music festivals,[2] and released studio recordings. Being dedicated to religious music, the choir has participated in church services (with an average monastery vigil lasting for about 10 hours of perpetual singing),[3] including the following:[4]