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 {…}

Contralto Kirsten Sollek to Headline North / South Consonance’s Celebration of Composer Sorrel Hays

North/South Consonance, Inc. will honor the life and contributions of composer Sorrel Hays (1941-2020) on June 6, 2023 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music. During the evening, attendees will be introduced to four of Hays’ orchestral works. “Harmony,” composed while she was living in Germany, presents a delicate composition for string orchestra characterized by innovative sonorities and dynamic nuances. {…}

Oratorio Society Of New York To Open Its 2019-20 Season At Cathedral Of St. John The Divine

The Oratorio Society of New York will kick off its four-concert season early next month at Cathedral of St. John the Divine. OSNY is set to present “two touchstone works of 20th century choral repertoire that shine in the cathedral’s resonant acoustic” – Maurice Duruflé’s masterpiece Requiem, and excerpts from Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers.” Featured performers will include contralto Kirsten Sollek, {…}

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 {…}