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 third season as Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City; his seventh season as Music Director of Musica Sacra, the longest continuously performing professional chorus in New York; and his ninth 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 weekly radio show “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.

 

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KENT TRITLE’S SPRING 2014 SEASON:

    • MEREDITH MONK & A JOCELYN HAGEN PREMIERE WITH MUSICA SACRA
    • BACH’S ST. JOHN PASSION AND RENAISSANCE SPANISH MUSIC AT THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
    • BACH’S ST. MATTHEW PASSION WITH THE ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
    • HONEGGER AT THE MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
    • MORE NEW YORK SYNERGY: ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK PERFORMING WITH THE ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE’S

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KENT TRITLE’S 2013-14 SEASON FEATURES THE EXPLORATION OF THE “GREAT SPACES” OF THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE; THREE GREAT BACH WORKS WITH THE CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE, THE ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK, AND THE MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC; AND MORE NEW YORK MUSIC SCENE SYNERGY
(press release - pdf
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Friday, May 9

Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA
KENT TRITLE, Organ

Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Mendelssohn, and Pinkham

Tuesday, May 20, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall

ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Nicholas Phan, tenor (Evangelist)
Kevin Deas, bass (Christus)
Leslie Fagan, soprano
Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano
Mathew Plenk, tenor
Kelly Markgraf, baritone


BACH  St. Matthew Passion