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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LATEST NEWS

 

 

  • KENT TRITLE’S SPRING 2015 SEASON
    • 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

(press release - Word  |  pdf)

 

  • KENT TRITLE’S 2014-15 SEASON

(press release - Word  |  pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

Tue., Feb. 17, 6 PM
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Millennium Stage  – Terrace Theater

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC CHAMBER CHOIR

Kent Tritle, conductor
Malcolm Merriweather, conductor*


DAVID LANG  Little Match Girl Passion

GREGG SMITH  Selected works*


Tue., Feb. 24, 7:30 PM

Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine – Chapel of St. James

CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

Kent Tritle, conductor


MACHAUT Messe de Nostre Dame

JOSQUIN DES PRES Motets
HEINRICH ISAAC Motets
Gregorian Chant Propers for the Feast of the Annunciation

Wed., Mar. 4, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine


MUSICA SACRA

Kent Tritle, conductor
Michael Sheetz, conductor*
Arthur Fiacco, Jr., cello
Raymond Nagem, organ
Walter Hilse, organ


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*