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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Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Kent Tritle, conductor
Michael Sheetz, conductor*
Lianne Coble, soprano
John Tiranno, tenor
Malcolm Merriweather, baritone
Arthur Fiacco, cello
Walter Hilse and Raymond Nagem, organists

JURAJ FILAS  Wisdom of the Wise Old Man – World premiere
MICHAEL GILBERTSON  Returning – World premiere
ROBERT PATERSON  Lux Aeterna – World premiere
JUDITH ZAIMONT  Parable, A Tale of Abram and Isaac*

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8 PM
Sunday, March 22, 2015, 2 PM
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7 PM
Friday, March 27, 2015, 8 PM
David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center

Kent Tritle will be the organ soloist in the Limón Dance Company’s performances of Doris Humphrey’s
Passacaglia, which is set to Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582




(press release – Word  |  pdf)

  • Verdi’s Requiem in a Unique Collaboration
  • Early Music in Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  • World Premieres of Works by Filas, Gilbertson, Paterson, with Musica Sacra
  • Chichester Psalms and Carmina Burana with Oratorio Society of New York
  • Guest Solo Organ Engagement with Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance
  • Summer Choral Institutes at Amherst Early Music Festival & Eastman School of Music