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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Arcana coverLATEST NEWS

  • KENT TRITLE’S 2014-15 SEASON:

    • Verdi’s Requiem in a Unique Collaboration
    • Early and New Music in Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

    • Tenth Anniversary Season with Oratorio Society of New York

    • World Premieres of Works by Filas, Gilbertson, Paterson, with Musica Sacra

    • Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    • More New York Synergy: Musica Sacra with Orchestra of St. Luke’s

 

(press release - Word  |  pdf)

 

 

 

 

Mon., Dec. 22, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Emalie Savoy, soprano
Sara Murphy, mezzo-soprano (Winner of 2013 Oratorio Solo Competition)
Mingjie Lei, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, baritone


HANDEL Messiah

Tue., Dec. 23, 7:30 PM
Carnegie Hall
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor
Lianne Coble, soprano
Silvie Jensen, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Jones, tenor
John Brancy, baritone


HANDEL Messiah

Wed., Dec. 31, 7 PM
Great Music in a Great Space at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
CATHEDRAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Jamet Pittman, soprano
Gregory Purnhagen, baritone
Guest artists: Judy Collins and Jason Robert Brown
Host: Harry Smith


“New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace”

Program to include:
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  
Dona nobis pacem, excerpts

BACH   “Dona nobis pacem” from Mass in B Minor
HANDEL  
“Foundling Hospital Anthem”