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.
December 6-9, 2023
David Geffen Hall, New York, NY
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Edgar Moreau, cello
PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Cello Concerto No. 1
BÉLA BARTÓK The Miraculous Mandarin Suite*
GEORGE ENESCU Romanian Rhapsody Op. 11, No. 1
Saturday, December 9, 2023, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
“THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS: PEACE ON EARTH”
CATHEDRAL CHOIRS AND ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle & Bryan Zaros, conductors
Music by Amy Beach, Franz Biebl, and Hannah Kendall, J.S. Bach’s Gloria in Excelsis, and Christmas carols sung by all.
*Kent Tritle is the organist of the New York Philharmonic.
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.