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. The 2012-2013 season marks his sixth season as Music Director of Musica Sacra, the longest continuously performing professional chorus in New York City, and his eighth 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. He is the host of “The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle,” a weekly hour-long radio program on New York’s Classical 105.9 WQXR and www.wqxr.org devoted to the vibrant genre of choral music and the breadth of activity in the choral community. An acclaimed organ virtuoso, he is also the organist of the New York Philharmonic and the American Symphony Orchestra.
Review: In a Spiritual Outpouring, a Return to the Holy Land: Great Music in a Great Space at St. John the Divine, The New York Times, May 6, 2013
Review: Noting a Centennial, and Filling In a Résumé Gap - Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall, The New York Times, April 23, 2013
Unfolding a Prophet, With Song: ‘Elijah’ at the Manhattan School of Music
The New York Times, March 3, 2013
Kent Tritle's Spring 2013 Season Announcement (press release - pdf)
The New Maestro of Morningside Heights, Morningside Heights magazine, February 2013
Outbursts of Full-Bodied Joy: Musica Sacra in Handel’s ‘Messiah,’
at Carnegie Hall
The New York Times, December 21, 2012