Upcoming Concerts

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor

J.S. BACH  Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf
J.S. BACH  Fürchte dich nicht
SCHÜTZ  Three selections from Psalmen Davids
BRAHMS  Fest und Gedenksprüche
BRAHMS  Ich aber bin elend
BRUCKNER  Ave Maria
BRUCKNER  Virga Jesse
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Monday, November 6, 2017, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
John Chest, baritone

BRAHMS  Schicksalslied, Op. 54
BRAHMS  Ein Deutsches Requiem
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:30 PM
Riverside Church, New York, NY
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus
Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir
Manhattan School of Music Symphony
Kent Tritle, conductor*
Billy Janiszewski, conductor
Jie Yi, conductor
Bryan Zaros, conductor

MOZART  Requiem*
HANDEL  Coronation Anthems (selections)
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Saturday, December 9, 2017, 7 PM
Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Kent Tritle, conductor
Bryan Zaros, conductor

VIVALDI  Gloria
Remainder of program to be announced
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Monday, December 18, 2017, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Kathryn Lewek, soprano
Sara Murphy, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Jones, tenor
Dashon Burton, bass

HANDEL  Messiah
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Thursday, December 21, 2017, 7:30 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor
Kathryn Lewek, soprano
Samantha Hankey, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Blue, tenor
Adam Lau, bass

HANDEL  Messiah
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Sunday, December 31, 2017, 7 PM
Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT FOR PEACE
Cathedral Choir and Orchestra of St. John the Divine
Kent Tritle, conductor
Jamet Pittman, soprano
Arthur Fiacco, Jr., cello
With guests Judy Collins, Jason Robert Brown, and host Harry Smith

RUPERT LANG  “Earth Teach Me”
FRANK TICHELI  “Earth Song”
LUCAS WIEGERINK  “See the Wretched Strangers” (2016, U.S. premiere)
HAYDN  Te Deum in C Major
BERNSTEIN  Selections from Mass including Chorales and “Simple Song”
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:30 PM
Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
KENT TRITLE, organ

MARCHAND  Grand Dialogue
DE GRIGNY  Recit de Tierce en taille
COUPERIN  Convent Mass: Offertoire
ALAIN  Le Jardin Suspendu
ALAIN  Litanies
GUILMANT  Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 80
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February 8, 9, 10, 2018
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Leif Ove-Andsnes, piano
Kent Tritle, organ

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
BRITTEN  Piano Concerto
SAINT-SAËNS  Symphony No. 3, “Organ”
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir
Manhattan School of Music Chamber Ensemble
Kent Tritle, conductor

VICTORIA  O quam gloriosum
VICTORIA  Missa O quam gloriosum
CHARPENTIER  Le Reniement de Saint Pierre, H. 424
CARISSIMI  Jephte
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor

Light of Light: Music of Lassus, Lauridsen, and Leonin, with Gregorian Chant
LÉONIN  Alleluia Pascha nostrum
LASSUS  Motet, Missa super Osculetur me, and Surgens Jesus
JOSQUIN  Ave Maria
LAURIDSEN  O nata lux
OLDHAM  My Lord, thou art in every breath I take
Gregorian Mass for Quasi modo Sunday
Victimae paschali laudes
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 7:30 PM
Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Amber Evans, soprano
Daniel Moody, countertenor
Marc Day, tenor
Michael Steinberger, tenor
Matt Boehler, bass
Raymond Nagem, organ

STRAVINSKY  Bogoroditse Dyevo (Ave Maria)
STRAVINSKY  Otche nash’ (Our Father)
STRAVINSKY  Anthem: The Dove Descending Breaks the Air
KODÁLY  Laudes Organi for choir and organ
PÄRT  Miserere
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Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7:30 PM
Riverside Church, New York, NY
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir
Manhattan School of Music Women’s Chorus
Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus
Manhattan School of Music Symphony
Kent Tritle, conductor*
Ronnie Oliver, conductor
Jie Yi, conductor

MENDELSSOHN  Lobgesang (Hymn of Praise)*
HOLST  Hymns from the Rig Veda (selections)
Music by Mozart and Mendelssohn to be announced
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Monday, April 9, 2018, 7:30 PM
Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
ROSE OF THE COMPASS
Kent Tritle, conductor

An international spectrum of works celebrating the history of immigration in New York, ranging from folk music of Ireland and the Baltic region to choral works of Palestrina and Rachmaninoff, culminating in the world premiere for these combined ensembles by Robert Sirota with libretto by Victoria Sirota.
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Monday, May 7, 2018, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Laquita Mitchell, soprano
Raehann Bryce-Davis, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Blue, tenor
Malcolm Merriweather, baritone
Dashon Burton, bass

MORAVEC  Sanctuary Road (World premiere, OSNY commission)
RANJBARAN  We Are One (World premiere)

 

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