Upcoming Concerts

Wednesday & Thursday, September 11 & 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Richard Kaufman, conductor
Musica Sacra
Kent Tritle, music director
The Art of the Score
JOHN WILLIAMS  Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 3:30 PM
Smithfield Church, Amenia, NY
KENT TRITLE, organ

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE  Praeludium in C, BuxWV 137
J.S. BACH  Pièce d’Orgue, BWV 572
JOHANNES BRAHMS  Three Chorales, Op.122
J.S. BACH  Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C, BWV 564
FELIX MENDELSSOHN  Prelude and Fugue in C Minor, Op. 37, No. 1    


Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor

GUILLAUME DE MACHAUT  Messe de Nostre Dame
JOSQUIN DES PRES  Motets
Gregorian Chant

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Kirsten Sollek, contralto
John Riesen, tenor
David Pike, baritone
Arthur Fiacco, Jr., cello
David Briggs, organ
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF  All‐Night Vigil (excerpts)
MAURICE DURUFLÉ  Requiem

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
Gordon K. and Harriet Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC CHAMBER CHOIR
Kent Tritle, conductor
Graduate student conductors:
Alejandro Zuleta
Rong Zhang

“Look at the Stars”
Cunctipotens genitor Deus (10th century, Milan)
PEROTIN  Sederunt
“Adinu” (Sufi song)
NURIT HIRSCH  “Oseh Shalom”
CHRISTINA WHITTEN  Choral de Bêtes
LEE HOIBY  “Last Letter Home”
KEVIN OLDHAM  Boulding Chorale ‐ “My Lord, thou art in every breath I take”
“Elijah Rock” (Traditional spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan)

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Alex Richardson, tenor
Thomas Enhco, piano
David Rozenblatt, percussion

PATRICK ZIMMERLI  Instrument of Destiny (U.S. Premiere)

Sat., December 7, 2019, 7 PM
Sun., December 8, 2019, 4 PM
Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, OH
Kent Tritle, conductor
HANDEL  Messiah

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
FANTASIAS AND CAROLS: A CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS
Kent Tritle, conductor
Bryan Zaros, conductor
Combined Cathedral Choirs, Orchestra, and Soloists

Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Giovanni Gabrieli, George Frideric Handel

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Leslie Fagan, soprano
Heather Petrie, contralto
Brian Giebler, tenor
Adam Lau, bass

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  Messiah

Monday, December 23, 2019, 7:30 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor
Amy Justman, soprano
Kirsten Sollek, contralto
Joshua Blue, tenor
Adam Lau, bass

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  Messiah

Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 7 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT FOR PEACE
Kent Tritle, conductor

With special guests Judy Collins, Paul Winter, David Briggs, Jason Robert Brown, Jamet Pittman, and host Harry Smith, with the Cathedral Choir and Orchestra


January 18 & 19, 2020
Sarasota, FL
Kent Tritle Residency to include choral workshop and organ recital

Tuesday, 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  Trio Sonata in D minor, BWV 527
J. S. BACH  Pièce d’orgue, BWV 572
LOUIS VIERNE  Symphonie No. 3, Op. 28

Monday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Monday, March 2, 2020, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Takaoki Onishi, baritone

JOHANNES BRAHMS  A German Requiem (U.S. premiere of a new critical edition)

Wednesday, March 18, 2019, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
MUSICA SACRA
Kent Tritle, conductor

J. S. BACH  Komm, Jesu, Komm, BWV 229
JOHANNES BRAHMS  Schaffe in mir, Gott
ANTON BRUCKNER  Os Justi
JOSEF GABRIEL RHEINBERGER  Mass in E‐Flat Major, Op. 109

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
CATHEDRAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Kent Tritle, conductor
Andrew Fuchs as the Evangelist
Joseph Beutel as Jesu
Amy Justman, soprano
Kirsten Sollek, contralto
Lawrence Jones, tenor
Peter Stewart, baritone

J. S. BACH  St. John Passion

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
ORATORIO SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Kent Tritle, conductor
Jennifer Zetlan, soprano
Maeve Hogland, soprano
Raehann Bryce‐Davis, mezzo‐soprano
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Steven Eddy, baritone
Joseph Beutel, bass

PAUL MORAVEC/MARK CAMPBELL  A Nation of Others, an oratorio about Ellis Island (World premiere of an OSNY commission)
ROBERT PATERSON  Walt Whitman’s America

May 26‐31, 2020
David Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
NEW YORK CITY BALLET
Musica Sacra, Kent Tritle, music director, is featured in performances of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Balanchine ballet.

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