Musica Sacra Announces 2022 Spring Season

By Francisco Salazar

Musica Sacra has announced its Spring season under Music Director Kent Tritle.

Kent Tritle continues Musica Sacra’s history of engagement with new and recent repertoire, featuring the world premiere of “The Name That Never Dies,” a commissioned work by Wang Jie; the “Te Deum” of Arvo Pärt; and Viktor Kalabis’s “Canticum canticorum.” The concert will also include Brahms’s “motet Schaffe in mir, Gott.” Nicole Joy Mitchell, contralto, and John Riesen, tenor, are the concert’s soloists.

Performance Date: March 22, 2022

The Juilliard Orchestra concert will be livestreamed and will include “La damoiselle élue,” a cantata setting of a poem by Dante Gabriel Rossetti for soprano soloist, children’s and contralto choirs, and orchestra. Barbara Hannigan will be featured on the concert.

Performance Date: March 31, 2022

Kent Tritle leads the program of Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, which continues Musica Sacra’s celebrated history of performing the jewels of the choral repertoire. The soloists are Jennifer Zetlan, Heather Petrie, Bernard Damon Holcomb, and Enrico Lagasca.

Performance Date: April 6, 2022