Upcoming Concerts

August 14-22, 2022
Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA
AMHERST EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL CHORAL WORKSHOP
The Choral Workshop will explore J. S. Bach Cantatas Nos. 4 and 106.


Friday, September 30, 2022, 7:30 PM
Christ Church Episcopal, Westerly, RI
KENT TRITLE, organ

VINCENT LÜBECK  Preambulum and Fugue in C Minor
GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI  Toccata Sesta
J. S. BACH  Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 544
J. S. BACH  Nun Danket alle Gott, BWV 657
DAVID HURD  Partita on Detroit (1992)
FELIX MENDELSSOHN  Sonata III in A Major, Op. 65
CÉSAR FRANCK  Pastorale, Op. 19
STEPHEN PAULUS Tryptich for Organ (2000)


Sunday, October 9, 2022, 4 PM
First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, IA
KENT TRITLE, organ

VINCENT LÜBECK  Preambulum and Fugue in C Minor
GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI  Toccata Sesta
J. S. BACH  Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 544
J. S. BACH  Nun Danket alle Gott, BWV 657
DAVID HURD  Partita on Detroit (1992)
FELIX MENDELSSOHN  Sonata III in A Major, Op. 65
CÉSAR FRANCK  Pastorale, Op. 19
STEPHEN PAULUS  Tryptich for Organ (2000)


October 12, 13, 15, 18, 2022
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Jaap van Zweden, conductor

Program to include:
OTTORINO RESPIGHI Pines of Rome
(Kent Tritle is the organist of the New York Philharmonic)


Sunday, October 16, 2022, 5 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
KENT TRITLE, organ

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 544
CÉSAR FRANCK Pastorale, Op. 19
STEPHEN PAULUS Tryptich for Organ (2000)


Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
“MUSIC FOR A GOTHIC SPACE”
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor

A concert featuring music from 14th century England and France, including works written for the Feast of St. Crispin, and excerpts from Missa de pluribus martyribus; extra tempus paschale (Gregorian chant) as well as music by living composers Janet Wheeler, Amy Summers, Olivia Sparkhall, and Sarah McDonald.


Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Maeve Höglund, soprano
Raehann Bryce-Davis, mezzo-soprano
Martin Bakari, tenor
Steven Eddy, baritone
Joseph Beutel, bass-baritone

PAUL MORAVEC/MARK CAMPBELL  A Nation of Others (World premiere, OSNY commission)
ROBERT PATERSON Whitman’s America (2016)


Friday, December 9, 2022, 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 10, 2022, 7:30 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
Linda Jones & Halley Gilbert, sopranos
Kirsten Sollek, contralto
Bradley King, tenor
Andrew Jurden, bass-baritone

ANTONIO VIVALDI  Magnificat, RV 610
GERALD FINZI  In Terra Pax
Christmas carols


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


Friday, December 31, 2022, 7:30 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**


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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