The Crossing @ Christmas to Feature World Premiere of Caroline Shaw’s ‘Ochre’

Grammy Award-winning ensemble The Crossing Choir will make the world premiere of  Caroline Shaw’s “Ochre” at its annual Crossing @ Christmas concert. Donald Nally will conduct Shaw’s new work and Mason Bates’s “Mass Transmission” for organ and electronics. Scott Dettra joins on the organ. In The Crossing tradition, these holiday concerts explore relationships, humanity, sorrow, treatment of the earth, and {…}

The Crossing to Explore Connection to Nature in ‘Walking the Farm: A Progressive Concert’

On September 17, 2022, The Crossing choir will open their 2022-23 season with “Walking the Farm: A Progressive Concert.” Hosted by Art at Kings Oaks in Bucks County, PA, the interactive experience will the world premieres of a new work by George Lewis, along with previous commissions such as Kirsten Broberg’s “Breathturn,” David Shapiro’s “It is time,” Jonathan Dove’s “In {…}

The Crossing Unveils 2022-23 Season Featuring Collaborations with Philadelphia Orchestra, NY Philharmonic

The Crossing has unveiled its 2022-23 season, entitled “Cultivate / Curate.” The season will include a number of high-profile collaborations and premieres. “The Crossing has commissioned a number of works addressing our relationship to the earth, our care and absence of care in curating and managing responsibilities that have fallen to us as the planet’s most innovative and deadly species,” {…}

The Crossing to Present Two World Premieres in ‘Motion Studies’ Concert

On November 21, 2021, Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing will continue its 2021-22 season with “Motion Studies.” This concert will feature the world premiere of Justine F. Chen’s “Shallow Breath and Stealth,” as well as well as Gabriel Kahane’s “Choral Music.” The program will also include the premiere of the revised version of Nicholas Cline’s “Watersheds” featuring saxophonist Matthew Levy. {…}