Upcoming Concerts

Friday, December 10, 2021, 7 PM
Saturday, December 11, 2021, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Cathedral Choirs and Orchestra
Kent Tritle, conductor
Bryan Zaros, conductor
Halley Gilbert, soprano
Katie Geissinger, mezzo-soprano

BENJAMIN BRITTEN  A Ceremony of Carols
ANTONIO VIVALDI  Gloria
Christmas carols

These performances of Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols are underwritten by Dr. Gwen Zornberg in honor of the life of Judge Deborah A. Batts.


December 14, 15, 17, 18, 2021
Riverside Church

NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Jeannette Sorel, conductor

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  Messiah
(Kent Tritle is the organist of the New York Philharmonic)


Monday, December 20, 2021, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Leslie Fagan, soprano
Heather Petrie, contralto
Joshua Blue, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, baritone
Orchestra of the Society

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  Messiah Part I (complete) with highlights from Parts II & III


Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 7:30 PM
Carnegie Hall
MUSICA SACRA
Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra
Kent Tritle, conductor
Brittany Renee, soprano
Heather Petrie, contralto
John Riesen, tenor
Enrico Lagasca, bass-baritone

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  Messiah Part I (complete) with highlights from Parts II & III


Friday, December 31, 2021, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT FOR PEACE
Kent Tritle, Bryan Zaros, and Jie Yi, conductors
Harry Smith, commentator
Jamet Pittman, soprano
Cathedral Choir and Orchestra

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  Water Music Suite in D

The program also includes Joel Thompson’s “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed,” “Glory” by Common and John Legend featured in the motion picture Selma, David Hurd’s “When Night Fell,” works from Asian composers including Chen Yi, “Dona Nobis Pacem” from J. S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor, and “This Little Light of Mine.”


Monday, January 31, 2022, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Manhattan School of Music Vocal Ensemble
Kent Tritle, Director of Choral Activities

Program to include:
GUSTAV HOLST  The Planets


Saturday, February 12, 2022
Manhattan School of Music
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC CHAMBER CHOIR
Kent Tritle, conductor
Ronnie Oliver, conductor
*John Verkuilen, Rong Zhang, and Michael Sheetz, conductors

MEREDITH MONK  Nightfall
JOHANNES BRAHMS  Liebeslieder Waltzes
Chinese folk songs

*DMA candidates in conducting


Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
CALEIDOSCÓPIO! UNSUNG VOICES FROM PORTUGAL”
Rose of the Compass
Parthenia
Cathedral Choir of St. John the Divine
Kent Tritle, Nina Stern & Raymond Nagem, music directors

An exploration of rarely heard works from Portugal including the 13th-century female-voiced “Cantigas de Amigo,” symphonies of the converso Jewish heiress Isabella Duarte, and sacred and secular works of the 16th-century Black composer Vicente Lusitano.

Underwritten by a generous grant from Lois and Richard Pace


 Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
*Hyeyoung Moon, soprano
*Jasmin White, mezzo-contralto
*Patrick Bessenbacher, tenor
*William Socolof, bass-baritone
Orchestra of the Society

J. S. BACH Magnificat
W. A. MOZART Coronation Mass

*Soloists from The Juilliard School


Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
MUSICA SACRA
Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra
Kent Tritle, conductor
Nicole Joy Mitchell, contralto
John Riesen, tenor

VIKTOR KALABIS  Canticum Canticorum
ARVO PÄRT  Te Deum
WANG JIE  New work (World premiere)
JOHANNES BRAHMS  Schaffe in mir, Gott, Op. 29, No. 2


Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Manhattan School of Music – Neidorf-Karpati Hall
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC SYMPHONY AND SYMPHONIC CHORUS
Kent Tritle, conductor

DAVID HURD  “In honor of Martin”
ARTHUR HONEGGER  King David


Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
CATHEDRAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Bryan Zaros, conductor
Nola Richardson, soprano
Tracy Cowart, mezzo-soprano
Andrew Fuchs, tenor
Joseph Beutel, bass-baritone

ANTONIO VIVALDI  Concerto in D Minor, RV 565
ALISSA FIRSOVA  Stabat Mater (New York City premiere)
FRANCIS POULENC  Litanies à la Vierge Noire (1947 version orchestrated with strings and timpani)
JOSÉ MAURÍCIO NUNES GARCIA Requiem


Monday, May 9, 2022
Carnegie Hall
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Mezzo-soprano to be announced
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Justin Austin, baritone
Orchestra of the Society

FELIX MENDELSSOHN     Elijah

 

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