Kent Tritle is one of America’s leading choral conductors. Called “the brightest star in New York’s choral music world” by The New York Times, he is Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City; Music Director of Musica Sacra, the longest continuously performing professional chorus in New York; and Music Director of the Oratorio Society of New York, the acclaimed 200-voice volunteer chorus. In addition, Kent is Director of Choral Activities at the Manhattan School of Music and is a member of the graduate faculty of The Juilliard School. Also an acclaimed organ virtuoso, Kent Tritle is the organist of the New York Philharmonic and the American Symphony Orchestra and a member of the organ faculty of the Manhattan School of Music.


July 14-21, 2019, 11:15 AM
Connecticut College, New London, CT

The Choral Workshop at the Amherst Music Festival, led by Kent Tritle, is designed to give the serious amateur choral singer an opportunity to learn and perform masterworks. The 2019 workshop will focus on Monteverdi’s Magnificat for six voices and motets Adoramus te and Cantate Domino, and Carissimi’s Jephte. The performance takes place Saturday, July 20, at 11:15 AM.


  • KENT TRITLE’S SPRING SEASON 2019 (press release – pdf)
    *Kent Tritle’s Spring Season Ranges from Sibelius’s Massive Kullervo and the Verdi Requiem to Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices
    *Soloists for the spring events include Jennifer Zetlan, Johanna Rusanen, Elizabeth del Trejo, Raehann Bryce‐Davis, Joshua Blue, John Brancy, Takaoki Onishi, and Adam Lau
  • KENT TRITLE’S 2018-19 SEASON (press release – pdf)
    *Expansion of Oratorio Society of New York’s Carnegie Hall Series to Four Concerts, Featuring Sibelius’s Kullervo, Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater, and Verdi’s Requiem
    *WWI Armistice Centennial Marked in Programs at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and with Oratorio Society of New York
    *Musica Sacra Season Including Live Score Performances of 2001: A Space Odyssey with the New York Philharmonic and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    *Summer Organ Recitals in Germany: Erlöserkirche in Munich and Himmerod Abbey in Kyllburg