The Cathedral of St. John the Divine Announces its 2023-24 Season of Great Music In A Great Space

Photo credit: Masataka Suemitsu Kent Tritle leads the 2023-24 season of The Cathedral of St. John the Divine’s Great Music In A Great Space. This article only features vocals works. Musica Sacra Chorus opens the season with “Re:Soundings.” The concert of Medieval, Renaissance and contemporary works also features a world premiere by Daniel Ficarri written for the spaces surrounding the {…}

/kor/ productions to Present ‘PRIDE’ Featuring Songs by Felix Jarrar

Chicago-based /kor/ productions kicks off the first production of its 2021-22 hybrid season with “PRIDE” on June 24, 2021, at 8:00 pm EDT. This virtual event will feature world premieres of new songs written by award-winning composer Felix Jarrar, and performed by soprano Tracy Cox and bass-baritone Joseph Beutel. In a press release, /kor/ noted that the songs written for “PRIDE” experiment with {…}

Composer/Pianist Felix Jarrar & Friends to Conclude 2020 Virtual Performances With Holiday Special ‘Felix Navidad’

Composer/Pianist Felix Jarrar will wrap his virtual performances for 2020 with a filmed recording of “Felix Navidad” on Wednesday, December 23, at 7:30 p.m. EST. The holiday special will stream on ​the composer’s YouTube channel​. “Felix Navidad” features soprano Théodora Cattarel, mezzo-soprano JoAnna Pope, and bass-baritone Joseph Beutel. Beutel garnered a 2021 Grammy® Award nomination in the Best Choral Performance {…}

Susanna Phillips, Takaoki Onishi & Jennifer Zetlan Headline Oratorio Society of New York’s 2019-20 Season

The Oratorio Society of New York has revealed details of its upcoming 147th season, which will include two world premieres. The season will kick off with “Rachmaninoff and Duruflé” at Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The program will include excerpts from Rachmaninoff’s Vespers, an “a cappella work of remarkable spirituality,” along with Duruflé’s Requiem. Featured vocalists will include contralto Kirsten {…}