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 in his fourth season as Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City; his eighth season as Music Director of Musica Sacra, the longest continuously performing professional chorus in New York; and his tenth season as 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.

 

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Arcana coverLATEST NEWS

  • KENT TRITLE’S 2014-15 SEASON:

    • Verdi’s Requiem in a Unique Collaboration
    • Early and New Music in Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

    • Tenth Anniversary Season with Oratorio Society of New York

    • World Premieres of Works by Filas, Gilbertson, Paterson, with Musica Sacra

    • Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    • More New York Synergy: Musica Sacra with Orchestra of St. Luke’s

 

(press release - Word  |  pdf)

 

 

 


Wed., Dec. 3, 7 PM

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC CHAMBER CHOIR
Kent Tritle, conductor


DAVID LANG   Little Match Girl Passion

PHILIPS   O Beatam et sacrosanctam Diem
JOSQUIN DES PRES   Ave Maria
VICTORIA   Ne Timeas
VICTORIA   O Magnum
SWEELINCK   Hodie

Sat., Dec. 13, 7 PM
Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine – in the Crossing
CATHEDRAL CHOIRS AND ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Malcolm Merriweather, conductor

“A Cathedral Christmas”
BACH   Gloria in excelsis deo, Christmas Cantata BWV 191
ERIC WHITACRE   Lux Arumque
WAYNE OQUIN   O magnum mysterium
POULENC   Hodie Christus natus est
Works by Britten, Rutter, and Smith sung by the Cathedral Choristers
  led by Malcolm Merriweather

A selection of Christmas carols