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 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 and a member of the organ faculty of the Manhattan School of Music.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tue., January 28, 2020, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY

KENT TRITLE, organ

NICOLAUS BRUHNS  Praeludium in E minor
J. S. BACH  Adagio from Trio Sonata No. 5 in C Major, BWV 529
J. S. BACH  Pièce d’orgue, BWV 572
CÉSAR FRANCK Cantabile and Pièce Héroïque from Trois Pièces
LOUIS VIERNE  Cantilène, Adagio and Final from Symphonie No. 3, Op. 28

Mon., February 10, 2020, 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

This Fragile Earth
 
– A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Tue., February 25, 2020, 7:30 PM
Neidorff‐Karpati Hall, Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC SYMPHONIC CHORUS & CHAMBER CHOIR
Kent Tritle, conductor

FRANZ SCHUBERT  Mass in E‐flat Major
J. S. BACH  Magnificat

more upcoming events…

RECENT NEWS

KENT TRITLE’S SPRING 2020
Includes Bach and Brahms Masterworks and a World Premiere

(press release – pdf)

*The U.S. Premiere of a New Critical Edition of Brahms’s A German Requiem with the Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall
*The World Premiere of A Nation of Others, a Paul Moravec/Mark Campbell Oratorio About Ellis Island, with Robert Paterson’s Walt Whitman’s America with the Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall
*Bach’s St. John Passion with the Cathedral Choir of St. John the Divine

KENT TRITLE’S 2019-20 SEASON

(press release – pdf)

    • “All About Communication”: Kent Tritle Stars in WIRED “Masterminds” Episode
    • The World Premiere of a New Critical Edition of Brahms’s A German Requiem by Michael Musgrave, with the Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall

more news…

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.