Upcoming Concerts

Friday, December 9, 2022, 7 PM
Saturday, December 10, 2022, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
“THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS”
CATHEDRAL CHOIRS & ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle & Bryan Zaros, conductors
Eva Martinez & Halley Gilbert, sopranos
Kirsten Sollek, contralto
Austin Cody, tenor
Andrew Jurden, bass-baritone

ANTONIO VIVALDI  Magnificat, RV 610
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  Fantasia on Christmas Carols
YSHANI PERINPANAYAGAM  “In Bethlehem Above”
SHEENA PHILIPS  “The Christmas Bird”
Christmas favorites by Giulio Caccini, John Rutter, Donald Fraser, and selections from Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols sung by the Cathedral Choristers
Christmas carols sung by all


Monday, December 19, 2022, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Maria Brea, soprano
Heather Petrie, contralto
Joshua Blue, tenor
Jesse Blumberg, baritone

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  Messiah


Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 7:30 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor
Nola Richardson, soprano
Heather Petrie, contralto
Joshua Blue, tenor
Enrico Lagasca, bass-baritone

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Messiah


CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICES AT THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

Saturday, December 24, 2022
4 PM – Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols
10 PM – Christmas Eve Festal Eucharist
Sunday, December 25, 2022
10:30 AM – Christmas Day Holy Eucharist – in-person and livestreamed


Friday, December 31, 2022, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
“NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT FOR PEACE”
CATHEDRAL CHOIR & ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle & Bryan Zaros, conductors
Jamet Pittman, soprano
Greg Purnhagen, baritone
Harry Smith, host

GUSTAV HOLST  St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, No. 2
DAVID LANG  Make Peace
WANG JIE  The Name That Never Dies
JOSEPH TURRIN  Lullaby for Vaska – Dedicated to the people of Ukraine (World premiere)
PHILIP HERBERT  Elegy: in memoriam

The program also includes works by Daniel Ficarri, Christopher DeBlasio, and Amy Summers, culminating with the African American Spiritual “This Little Light of Mine,” sung by all.


Saturday, January 28, 2023
Christ Cathedral, Garden Grove, CA
CHRIST CATHEDRAL INTERFAITH CHORAL FESTIVAL
Kent Tritle, conductor clinician


Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
“LIGHT OF PARADISE”
CATHEDRAL CHOIRS OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor*
Bryan Zaros, conductor**
David Briggs, organ
Halley Gilbert, soprano
Andrew Fuchs, tenor
Ensemble 1047

DAVID BRIGGS  Stabat Mater (World premiere)*
GEORGE WALKER  Lyric for Strings*
MORTEN LAURIDSEN  Lux Aeterna**


Friday, March 10, 2023, 7:30 PM
Church of St. Monica, New York, NY
KENT TRITLE, organ


Sunday, March 19, 2023, 8 PM
Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City, UT
CHOIR OF THE CATHEDRAL OF THE MADELEINE
Kent Tritle, conductor

EDWARD ELGAR  The Dream of Gerontius


Sunday, April 16, 2023, 5 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
KENT TRITLE, organ

DAVID HURD Partita on Detroit (1992)
MAURICE DURUFLÉ Prelude, Adagio and Choral Variations on “Veni Creator,” Op. 4


Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
“MULTITUDE OF VOYCES”*
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor

ISABELLA LEONARDA (1620-1704)  Alma Redemptoris Mater
KERENSA BRIGGS (b.1991)  Hear my prayer (New York premiere)
SISTER SULPITIA CESIS (1577-c.1619)  Stabat Mater
MARIA XAVERIA PERUCHONA (c.1652-p.1709)  Cessate tympany, cessate praelia
ETHYL SMYTH (1958-1944)  Komm süsser Tod
AMY BEACH (1867-1944)  Lord, now lettest thou (Nunc dimittis)
MELANIE DEMORE (b. 1955)  Blessed be!
RANI ARBO (b. 1968)  Crossing the Bar
J. S. BACH (1685-1759)  Jesu, meine Freude
UNDINE SMITH MOORE (1904-1989)  We shall walk through the valley

*Presented in collaboration with Multitude of Voyces CIC, a British publisher of music by women composers


Monday, May 8, 2023, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Emily Donato, soprano
Lucia Bradford, mezzo-soprano
Brian Giebler, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, baritone

J. S. BACH  Mass in B Minor


Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
ROSE OF THE COMPASS
Kent Tritle & Nina Stern, music directors

“Venice: City of Light”
A concert celebrating Venice as a commercial crossroads, highlighting the diversity of the city’s cultural fabric, with music of the Armenian, Turkish and Jewish communities alongside Cipriano de Rore, Giovanni Gabrieli and their contemporaries.

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