Eva Martinez, Lucia Bradford, Joshua Blue, & Joseph Parrish Star in the Oratorio Society of New York’s 2024-25 Season

The Oratorio Society of New York has announced its 2024-25 season. Soprano Eva Martinez makes her Carnegie Hall debut in “Carmina Burana.” She is joined by tenor John Riesen, baritone John Brancy, choristers of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and pianists Amir Farid and Blair McMillen. The concert features works by Orff, Brahms, Oliver Caplan, and Libby Larsen. {…}

The Harlem Chamber Players to Present ‘Harlem SongFest II’ Celebrating 15th Anniversary

The Harlem Chamber Players will celebrate its 15th anniversary with “Harlem SongFest II,” a summer concert to be presented on June 9, 2023, at Columbia University’s Miller Theater. The event features music by Black composers—women included—and a lineup of accomplished singers. Dedicated to bringing exceptional classical music to Harlem, the Ensemble will feature sopranos Janinah Burnett and Jasmine Muhammad, baritone {…}

Oratorio Society of New York to Present 45th Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition Finals Concert

On April 9, 2022, The Oratorio Society of New York is set to present the 45th Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition Finals Concert, held at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Eight emerging artists will be selected to perform before a panel of distinguished judges, with prizes ranging from $7k-1k. The selected artists and repertoire will be announced in the coming days. {…}