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 Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City; Music Director of Musica Sacra, the longest continuously performing professional chorus in New York; and Music Director of the Oratorio Society of New York, the acclaimed 200-voice volunteer chorus. In addition, Kent 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.


Tuesday, October 17, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
New York, NY
Kent Tritle, conductor

WILLIAM BYRD  “Christie, qui lux es”
ANTONIO LOTTI  “Crucifixus”
FLORENCE PRICE  “Resignation”
JOHN TAVENER  “Funeral Ikos”
BENJAMIN BRITTEN  “Hymn to the Virgin”
CARLOTTA FERRARI  “Songs for Hildegard”
DAVID LANG  “make peace”
ERIC WHITACRE  “Nox Aurumque”
ROBERT A. HARRIS  “How can I keep from singing? “
Trad. American folk song, arr. Erb  “Shenandoah”
Gregorian chant

October 25-26, 2023
David Geffen Hall
New York, NY

Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Amanda Forsythe and Sonya Headlam, sopranos
Cody Bowers, countertenor
Jacob Perry, tenor
Edward Vogel, baritone
Apollo’s Singers (Chorus of Apollo’s Fire),
Jeannette Sorrell, artistic director

G.F. HANDEL Israel in Egypt

Kent Tritle is the organist of the New York Philharmonic.

Monday, November 6, 7 PM
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

Kent Tritle, conductor
Laquita Mitchell, soprano
Lucia Bradford, mezzo-soprano
Eric Carey, tenor
Adam Lau, bass

J.S. BACH Magnificat
W.A. MOZART Requiem

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Kent Tritle’s 2023-24 Season

(press release – pdf)

Kent Tritle’s 2023-24 Season Includes the 150th Season of Oratorio Society of New York

      • Handel’s Samson and Messiah, Bach’s Magnificat, Mozart’s Requiem, and 150th Season Celebration Concert with Oratorio Society of New York
      • Schütz & Handel, Messiah, and “Re:Soundings,” a Surround-Sound ChoralEvent with Musica Sacra
      • Saint-Säens “Organ” Symphony with the New York Philharmonic

Kent Tritle Stars in WIRED “Masterminds” Episode: What Conductors Are Really Doing

Kent takes a star turn in the latest episode of WIRED “Masterminds,” a new series of online videos from the celebrated platform that explores the intersection of technology and culture. “Masterminds” spotlights experts in various fields who let the viewer inside the finer points of their work; earlier episodes included “Former CIA Operative Explains How Spies Use Disguises” and “Amazing Illusions: Using Human Bodies to Create Shadow Dances.” Watch “What Conductors Are Really Doing” now.

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Some pix from the past week's organ recitals at Grace United Methodist Church, Spencer, Iowa and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC: with Barrie Tritle and Mary Lou Ayres in Iowa, and DiAnn Kjellsen Pierce and John Gingrich in Manhattan! ... See MoreSee Less
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Followers of Kent's page - please be aware that a fake Facebook account in his name was set up sometime this evening. If you received a reply to a comment today or a friend request from a page appearing to be Kent's, please do not reply, and please report it to Facebook. Very sorry for this trouble, everybody! ... See MoreSee Less
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