Music by BRITTEN, GABRIELI, PART | November 9, 2021 - 7:30 PM | Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Live Music in a Great Space Experience great choral works in the majestic space of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Enjoy a program which includes the ethereal sounds of Arvo PArt, Benjamin Britten's striking choral writing, and the joyful style of Gabrieli.
The Oratorio Society of New York presents "Rejoice in the Lamb" Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:30 PM Cathedral of St. John Divine (112th St., and Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan).
BRITTEN Festival Te Deum and Rejoice in the Lamb GABRIELI Jubilate Deo, omnis terra (a 8) PART Berliner Messe and Two Slavonic Psalms Kent Tritle, David Rosenmeyer, and William Janiszewski, conductors. Raymond Nagem, organist. Chorus of the Society
About the Oratorio Society of New York: Founded in 1873 by Leopold Damrosch, the Society has played an integral role in the musical life of the city, with Andrew Carnegie as the Society's fifth president. The Society continues to perform at Carnegie Hall several times each season, and its annual performances of Handel's Messiah has been an unbroken holiday tradition since 1874. The Society has become New York City's standard for grand choral performance.
About Kent Tritle Kent Tritle is one of America's leading choral conductors. In addition to being Music Director of the Oratorio Society of New York, he is Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City and Music Director of Musica Sacra, New York's longest continuously performing professional chorus.
In addition, Kent is Director of Choral Activities at the Manhattan School of Music and is a member of the graduate faculty of The Juilliard School. An acclaimed organ virtuoso, he is also the organist of the New York Philharmonic and Chair of the Organ Department of the Manhattan School of Music.
Called "the brightest star in New York's choral music world" by The New York Times, Kent Tritle founded the Sacred Music in a Sacred Space concert series at New York's Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, and led it to great acclaim from 1989 to 2011. From 1996 to 2004, he was Music Director of New York's The Dessoff Choirs. He hosted "The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle," a weekly program on New York's WQXR, from 2010 to 2014. Kent Tritle has made more than 20 recordings on the Telarc, Naxos, AMDG, Epiphany, Gothic, VAI and MSR Classics labels.
Venue: The Cathedral Church of Saint John The Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave. at 112th street
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