New York City Classical Concerts
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4 June 2016
 
3pm
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street, Manhattan
New York
NY
United States of America

Details:
Symphony Space
Web site
E-mail
+1 212 864 5400

Free
ChoralFest USA - A Celebration of the Diversity of Choral Music in America

This event will include performances by groups from throughout New York State, including the John F. Kennedy High School Variety Choir from Bellmore, University at Buffalo Choir, Promise Church Children’s Choir from Flushing, Suffolk Singers of Suffolk County, Manhattan’s C4: The Choral Composer-Conductor Collective, La Guardia High School Women’s Chorus of Queens, eVoco Voice Collective from Garden City, Manhattan’s Ghostlight and Lavender Light and The Canticum Novum Singers of New York City.

The Canticum Novum Singers, ChoralFest USA's resident choir founded and conducted by Harold Rosenbaum, will be the final performers. They will present Peter Schickele’s comic madrigal Go for Broke, with the composer narrating. Canticum Novum will be joined by members of Amor Artis, Ryan Brandau, Director.

The concert will conclude with an audience sing-along of Randall Thompson’s Alleluia.
 
7.30pm
Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium
417 East 61st Street
New York
NY 10065
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
+1 212 873 2848

US$35
Flowing Light – New American Music for Voices

World Premiere of Flowing Light by Matthew Harris, settings of three poems by Wu Tsao, a 19th century Chinese lesbian poet. This piece was commissioned with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The program also includes music by Robert Dennis, Tania León/Michel Camilo and Elliot Z. Levine, along with arrangements of songs Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington and Thelonius Monk.

Elliot Levine’s successor, baritone Peter Walker. (Mr. Levine is relocating to California at the end of August.) Other Western Wind members are Linda Lee Jones, Michele Kennedy, sopranos, William Zukof, countertenor and Todd Frizzell, David Vanderwal, tenors.
 
9 June 2016
 
8pm
Alice Tully Hall
1941 Broadway
New York City
NY 10023
United States of America

Details:
Web site
American Classical Orchestra presents Festkonzert – All Mozart

American Classical Orchestra
Thomas Crawford, conductor

Mozart: Gran Partita
Mozart: Symphony No 40
Mozart: Divertimento in F

Tickets can be purchased on www.americanclassicalorchestra.org, lincolncenter.org or by calling Center Charge (+1 212 721 6500) or by calling the Alice Tully Hall Box Office (+1 212 671 4050) or in person at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office.
 
8 June 2016 until 9 June 2016
 
7pm
Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn
New York City
NY 11217
United States of America

Details:
Web site

US$35, $50
The Rape of the Lock Opera World Premiere

Amy Cofield Williamson, soprano
Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo
Mika Shigematsu, mezzo
Sean Fallen, tenor
Keith Harris, baritone
Justin Ryan, baritone
Spectrum Symphony of New York
Deavid Grunberg, conductor
New York Baroque Dance Company

The famous, mock-heroic poem of 1714 by Alexander Pope, set to music in a neo-baroque style. Tickets are on sale.

 
11 June 2016
 
8.30pm
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue
New York
NY 10019
United States of America

Details:
CarnegieCharge
Web site
+1 212 247 7800

US$20-100
Echoes of Deserts and Mountains

Colorado Springs Youth Symphony
Gary Nicholson, conductor
Odem High School Wind Ensemble
Steven Rash, conductor
Highlands Youth Ensemble
Jane Morison, conductor

Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, led by Director Gary Nicholson, takes the stage at Carnegie Hall in this evening performance featuring young musicians of Colorado. Conductor Steven Rash brings the musicians of Odem High School, Texas, center stage in a wind ensemble program. The Highlands Youth Ensemble from Mountain Empire Children's Choral Academy is led by Jane Morison.
 
9 June 2016 until 11 June 2016
 
8pm
St. Ignatius of Antioch Church
552 West End Ave in Manhattan
New York
NY 10024
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
+1 516 586 3433

US$20 general admission, $25 day of performance, with 10 $4 "Rush" admissions 30 minutes advance at the door
Organic – New Works for Choir and Organ

C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective
James Kennerley, organ

James MacMillan: Cantos Sagrados
Tarik O’Regan: Care Charminge Sleepe
Perry Townsend: Laudate Dominum
Works by Arvo Pärt and first performances of works by C4 composers Hayes Biggs, Mario Gullo, Jamie Klenetsky Fay and Karen Siegel

 
12 June 2016
 
2pm
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue
New York
NY 10019
United States of America

Details:
CarnegieCharge
Web site
+1 212 247 7800

US$20-100
Eternal Light

Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International
Jonathan Griffith, conductor
Cristian Grases, conductor

Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Grases: Music for Treble Voices

DCINY presents an afternoon exploring two different kinds of 'light music'. One half features Morten Lauridsen’s elegant Lux Aeterna, an intimate work of quiet serenity centered around a universal symbol of hope, reassurance, goodness and illumination at all levels. The other half features internationally known Venezuelan conductor/composer Cristian Grases leading the young and talented Distinguished Concerts Singers International in a light-hearted, culturally-minded and engaging program.
 
15 June 2016
 
7pm
National Sawdust
80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn
New York
NY 11249
United States of America

Details:
Web site
National Sawdust

 
17 June 2016
 
7pm
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
1941 Broadway at 65th Street
New York
NY 10023
United States of America

Details:
Center Charge
Web site
E-mail
+1 212 721 6500

US$20-100
Show Me LOVE: Bringing Beauty & Love To A Hurting World

Darnell Davis
Tonia Hughes
The Remnant
Lincoln High School Gospel Choir
Darcy Reese, conductor

Join the 84 members of the Lincoln youth choir for a night of glorious gospel and upbeat pop music. Since 2001, the Lincoln High School Gospel Choir has produced a spring show every other year focusing on diversity in our world, incorporating their experience with Jewish, African American, and Native American music. The group has performed at St. John The Divine and Jazz At Lincoln Center in the famous Allen Room overlooking Central Park, and will now bring its talents and broad musical vision to Lincoln Center. Directed by Darcy Reese, the members of the choir will be joined by a professional orchestra and singers including Tonia Hughes and Darnell Davis who will help bring the thrill of music to new heights. Show Me LOVE: Bringing Beauty & Love To A Hurting World seeks to show that today's youth are taking on tough issues through song in order to bring about a more peaceful world.

Tickets $20-$100
Visit lincolncenter.org
Call CenterCharge at 212-721-6500
For Group Sales, VIP Tickets, Discounts and More E-mail Boxoffice@DCINY.org
 
22 June 2016
 
7pm
The Duplex
61 Christopher Street
New York
NY 10014
United States of America

Details:
Erica Kelly
Web site
E-mail
+1 917 326 1422

US$25 with discounts for students and seniors
New York City Master Chorale presents “Lady Larks and the Moonshine Men” Cabaret

Featuring New York City Master Chorale singers Faith Williams, Demetra Privette, Michelle Gala, Sharon Daley-Johnson, Phelder Saint-Germain, Jeffrey Friedlander, Steven Pomper, and Howard Miller
 
26 June 2016
 
2pm
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue
New York
NY 10019
United States of America

Details:
CarnegieCharge
Web site
+1 212 247 7800

US$20-100
Songs of Inspiration and Hope

Distinguished Singers International
Martha Shaw, conductor
Spivey Hall Children's Chorus (GA)
Lori Loftus, conductor

Darla Eshelman: Come and Celebrate
Schütz (arr Nancy Gundahl): Cantate Domino, SWV 81
James McCray: Kyrie
Schumann (arr James Mulholland): "Widmung," Op 25, No 1
Kathy Bowens: I Believe in God
Tindley (arr Barbara Baker): The Storm Is Passing Over
Ward (arr David Fischer): America, the Beautiful

This family-friendly program features the Spivey Hall Children’s Choir, which brings together young people from different backgrounds and ethnicities across the metro-Atlanta area, and a choir of treble voices conducted by Lori Loftus. The performance also features the Distinguished Concerts Singers International.
 


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