Kate Lindsey, Erin Morley & J’Nai Bridges Lead New York Philharmonic’s 2020-21 Season

By Dejan Vukosavljevic

The New York Philharmonic has announced its new 2020-21 season, featuring number of orchestral and vocal works.

For the purpose of this article we will focus only on vocal works. Here is a look:

In time for the holiday season, Fabio Biondi conducts concert performances of Händel’s “Messiah” with soloists soprano Liv Redpath, mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey, tenor John Matthew Myers and bass-baritone Neal Davies.

Performance Dates: Dec. 8-12, 2020

Erin Morley takes the stage for an evening  of works by Händel and Purcell. Emmanuelle Haïm conducts.

Performance Dates: Jan. 14-19, 2021

A new work by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw will get its World Premiere in a series of concerts, featuring vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. Jaap van Zweden conducts the new works.

Performance Dates: Feb. 18-23, 2021

Jaap van Zweden conducts Mozart’s Requiem with a cast that includes soprano Ying Fang, mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford, tenor Joel Prieto and bass Tareq Nazmi.

Performance Dates: April 21, 22, 24 & 27, 2021

The New York Philharmonic will present the fully staged US Premiere of Kurtág’s “Fin de partie,” based on a story by Samuel Beckett. The work is set to star bass-baritone Laurent Naouri, baritone Rod Gilfry and mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges. Jaap van Zweden will conduct the production by Claire van Kampen.

Performance Dates: June 10 & 12, 2021

The New York Philharmonic will also showcase works by Dvořák, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Prokofiev, Ravel, Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, R. Strauss and Wagner, among others.