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.
July 5-12, 2015
AMHERST EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL CHORAL WORKSHOP
The 2015 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 of the Renaissance and Baroque,
with a focus on works by Palestrina, Victoria, and Monteverdi.
Review: Musica Sacra Highlights Living Composers
The New York Times, March 5, 2015
Messiah “Fully Loaded:” Kent Tritle Brings it Home
Huffington Post, December 23, 2014
The ‘Messiah’ x 2, With Holiday Brio: Kent Tritle Conducts ‘Messiah’ at Carnegie Hall
The New York Times, December 20, 2014
- Volume VII of John Zorn’s Arcana, an acclaimed series of books illuminating the artistic process, includes an essay written by Kent Tritle. The book is available now on Amazon.
- 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