Oratorio Society of New York Continues Holiday Tradition with Handel’s ‘Messiah’

On December 20, 2021, the Oratorio Society of New York will continue its longstanding holiday tradition with a performance of Händel’s “Messiah” at the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Led by conductor Kent Tritle, the performance will feature soloists soprano Leslie Fagan, contralto Heather Petrie, tenor Joshua Blue, and baritone Sidney Outlaw. The program will be comprised of Part {…}

Susanna Phillips, Raehann Bryce-Davis, Hyeyoung Moon, Sidney Outlaw Headline Oratorio Society of New York’s 2021-22 Season

The Oratorio Society of New York has announced its 2021-22 season. The season opens with a concert featuring Pärt’s “Berliner Messe” and “Two Slavonic Dances;” Britten’s “Festival Te Deum” and “Rejoice in the Lamb;” and Gabrieli’s “Jubilate Deo, omnis terra.” Kent Tritle, David Rosenmeyer, and William Janiszewski conduct. Performance Date: Nov. 9, 2021 Next up is a performance of Händel’s {…}

The Oratorio Society of New York Announces Winners of 44th Annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition Finals

The Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY) announced the winners of its 44th Annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio Solo Competition Finals, which was held on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. Here are the winners: Soprano Emily Cedriana Donato won First Place, receiving the Andrew R. Preis Award and a $7,000 prize. In Second Place, soprano Emily Yocum Black took home the Meyerson/Zwanger Award, along {…}

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, {…}