Upcoming Concerts

Friday, September 21, 2018
University of Michigan North Campus, Ann Arbor, MI
University Musical Society
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Robert Ziegler, conductor
Musica Sacra,
Kent Tritle, Music Director

2001: A Space Odyssey  – screening with live score performance
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor*
Michael Sheetz, conductor**

J.S. BACH Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225*
BUXTEHUDE  Cantate Domino**
SCARLATTI  Te Deum**
SCARLATTI  Stabat Mater*

Pre-Concert Recital by the Newark Boys Chorus at 7:00 PM
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Monday, November 5, 2018, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
ROSE OF THE COMPASS
CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Raymond Nagem, conductor

“Armenia 1918/2018: Armistice & Independence – A Centennial Celebration”
A program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and Armenian independence, specifically honoring those who were killed in the Armenian genocide, a direct result of WWI, with a tribute of traditional and sacred music to the Armenian cleric and composer Gomidas.
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Sunday, November 11, 2018, 2 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Ewa Plonka, mezzo-soprano
Jesse Blumberg, baritone

GORECKI  Euntes Ibant et Flebant
SZYMANOWSKI  Stabat Mater
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  Dona nobis pacem
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Saturday, December 8, 2018, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Combined Cathedral Choirs, Orchestra, and Soloists
Kent Tritle, conductor
Bryan Zaros, conductor

GABRIELI  In ecclesiis
GABRIELI  O Magnum Mysterium
PINKHAM  Christmas Cantata
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Monday, December 17, 2018, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Kathryn Lewek, soprano
Daniel Moody, countertenor
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Joseph Beutel, bass

HANDEL  Messiah
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 7:30 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor
Leslie Fagan, soprano
Daniel Moody, countertenor
Brian Giebler, tenor
John Brancy, baritone

HANDEL  Messiah
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Monday, December 31, 2018, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT FOR PEACE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Jamet Pittman, soprano
Malcolm Merriweather, baritone
With guests Judy Collins, Paul Winter, Jason Robert Brown, and host Harry Smith

WILLIAM BOYCE  Symphony No. 1
MOZART  Symphony No. 29
CONVERY  I have a dream
OQUIN  Alleluia (New York premiere)
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Monday, February 25, 2019, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, soprano
Takakoki Onishi, baritone
Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Men’s Chorus

BERLIOZ  La mort d’Ophelie
DEBUSSY  “Sirènes” from Nocturnes
SIBELIUS  Kullervo
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:30 PM
Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC SYMPHONIC WOMEN’S CHORUS
Kent Tritle, conductor*
Ronnie Oliver, conductor**
MSM Graduate Conductors

BRAHMS  Vier Gesänge*
HOLST  Hymns from the Rig Veda**
PAULUS  The Earth Sings
PERSICHETTI  Winter Cantata
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor
Arthur Fiacco, cello

BYRD  Mass for Five Voices
WHITACRE  i thank You, God
TAVENER  The Lamb
PAULUS  Pilgrim’s Hymn
GILBERTSON  New work for choir and cello with poetry by Kai Hoffman-Krull (World premiere)

Pre-Concert Recital by the Newark Boys Chorus at 7:00 PM
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Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Jennifer Zetlan, soprano
John Brancy, baritone

FAURÉ  Requiem
POULENC  Litanies à la Vierge noire
POULENC  Quatre petites prières de Saint Françoise d’Assise
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Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7:30 PM
The Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, NY
CRANE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS
Kent Tritle, conductor

HINDEMITH  Apparebit Repentina Dies
MOZART  Mass in C Minor
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Thursday, May 9, 2019, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Elizabeth de Trejo, soprano
Raehann Bryce-Davis, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Blue, tenor
Adam Lau, bass

VERDI  Requiem

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