Alexander Lingas

Alexander Lingas is the founder and Artistic Director of the vocal ensemble Cappella Romana and a Fellow of the University of Oxford's European Humanities Research Centre. Prior to this, he was Assistant Professor of Music History at Arizona State University’s School of Music. He has received Fulbright and Onassis grants for musical studies in Greece, a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Oxford from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for study under Bishop Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, and a NEH Area Studies Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. Dr. Lingas is founder and artistic director of Cappella Romana (


Volume 88

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Guests on Volume 88: Michael J. Lewis, on Body Worlds, human nature and Western Art; Diana Pavlac Glyer, on the influence of the Inklings on each others’ writings; Steve Talbott, on how the aims of education are distracted by technology; Darryl Tippens, on why we sing; Everett Ferguson, on the place of music in the Early Church; Alexander Lingas, on the tradition of music in the Eastern churches; and Calvin Stapert, on the nature of meaning in music.