New York City Master Chorale Ends 2018-19 Season With A ‘Celestial Journey’

By David Salazar

The New York City Master Chorale will present “Celestial Journey” as the final program of its 2018-19 season.

The concert, set for May 17, 2019 at Symphony Space will feature music of Abraham Kaplan, Tarik O’Regan, and Jonathan Leshnoff. The organization will work alongside YarnWire and 17th Street Dance of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington D.C.

“Collaborations like these are at the core of how we make our art,” said Thea Kano, Founding Artistic Director of the New York City Master Chorale, in a press release. “We are thrilled to be working with such extraordinary artists to present a unique, dynamic concert. It is a particular honor that we will have two of our esteemed composers in attendance, and we are looking forward to sharing these beautiful pieces with our audience.”

The aim of the concert is to explore Jewish and Christian spirituality. The pieces that will be offered include Kaplan’s “Glorious,” O’Regan’s “Dorchester Canticles” and Leshoff’s “Zohar.”