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Download this event to your calendar Friday, January 27, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Experiental Orchestra and NOVUS NY (Orchestra, cello and soprano)
"Four Last Songs Reimagined"
Featuring two performances of Strauss’s beloved Four Last Songs, first by soprano Sarah Brailey in a traditional performance, then by cellist Andrew Yee in a re-imagined setting, with audience members embedded in the orchestra and lighting design by Takaaki Ando Aki. The evening is completed by a performance with the two soloists of Caroline Shaw’s By and By.
St. Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway
Admission: $50-$75; students $20.
For more info: experientialorchestra@gmail.com
James Blachly, conductor. Sarah Brailey, soprano; Andrew Yee, cello.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, January 29, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, January 29, 2023, 4:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Tower Hill Presbyterian Church (Open sing)
"Mozart Community Sing"
The audience is the chorus. We will be singing Mozart's Requiem and Laudate Dominum. All are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Bring your own scores; some will be available.
Tower Hill Presbyterian Church, 255 Harding Road, Red Bank, NJ
Admission: $10 donation suggested
For more info: 732-691-4348 or Fiona@TowerHillChurch.org
Conductor: Fiona Smith-Sutherland. Jacqueline Quirk, soprano. It is suggested a COVID antigen test with negative result be taken prior to singing without masks; otherwise, masking is strongly suggested.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Brooklyn)   
The Dessoff Choirs (Choir)
"Sondheim Revue"
Dessoff’s Chamber Choir celebrates the legacy of Stephen Sondheim with solos, duets and hits from West Side Story, Follies, A Little Night Music, Assassins and Into the Woods.
Roulette Intermedium, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Admission: $30-$40; students / seniors $20.
For more info: dessoff@dessoff.org
Malcolm J. Merriweather, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, February 12, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, February 12, 2023, 4:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs (Open sing)
"Singers Welcome: Choral Reading of Beethoven's Mass In C"
Choral singers welcome. No auditions. Vocal scores provided. Members of the community gathered together for the common and joyful enterprise of making music, to sing through for their own pleasure the great works in choral literature, with chorus, orchestra and soloists as the works require. The meetings are informal readings in which any musically interested person may join the chorus. There are no separate rehearsals.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ
Admission: $10 admission for singers (or annual membership). Free for students and non-singing guests.
For more info: musical.amateurs@gmail.com
Conductor: John Wilson.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
VOCES8 (Vocal ensemble)
"Lux Aeterna"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn, Orlando Gibbons, Sergei Rachmaninoff and more.
Merkin Hall, Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: $35
For more info: 212-501-3330
Part of the Give Voice series.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, February 18, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
EnsembleNYC (Vocal ensemble)
"Jubilate Agno"
Featuring Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb and sacred works by Tallis, Mathias, Thompson and Hogan.
West End Collegiate Church, 245 West 77th Street (between Broadway and West End Avenue)
Admission: In advance: $20-$100; at the door: $30. Tickets at www.musae.me/ensemblenyc/experiences/1359/jubilate-agno.
For more info: ensemblenyc2018@gmail.com
Ronnie Oliver, Jr., conductor. Henry Lee, organ. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN).
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Sunday, February 19, 2023, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New York Virtuoso Singers (Chamber choir with instrumentalists)
"American Invention"
A concert of vibrant American choral music from the 18th century to today. The program embraces the inventive and adventurous spirit that has been part of American music's DNA since its beginnings. Included will be a wide range of American works: world premieres by Peter Zummo, Elena Ruehr, William McClelland and Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Davis; New York premieres by David Patterson and Pulitzer Prize winner Tania León; and music by these outstanding living American composers: Annea Lockwood, Jessie Montgomery, Mari Esabel Valverde, Nancy Wertsch and Edie Hill. Also: 18th, 19th and 20th century choral works by William Billings, Charles Ives, Henry Cowell, Florence Price, Milton Babbitt and an arrangement by William Appling.
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street
Admission: $20; students $10.
For more info: haroldrosenbaum@gmail.com
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor. Nathaniel Gumbs, organ; Bill Ruyle, percussion.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, February 19, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Blue Heron (Vocal ensemble)
"Un Petrarchino cantato: Petrarch’s Canzoniere in Song"
Madrigals by Verdelot, Arcadelt, Willaert, de Rore, Wert, Marenzio and others, interspersed with readings of Petarch’s poetry.
Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121st Street
Admission: $5-$55
For more info: 212-666-9266
Scott Metcalfe, director. Jade Guerra and Alessandro Quarta, readers.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, February 25, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
TENET Vocal Artists (Vocal ensemble with brass)
Lassus: Lagrime di San Pietro St. Jean Baptiste Church, Lexington Avenue at 76th Street
Admission: $10-$50; virtual tickets by donation $50.
For more info: info@tenetnyc.com
With Dark Horse Brass Consort.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, February 25, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The New York Virtuoso Singers (Choir and piano)
"The Unadorned Bach"
Choral movements from Bach Cantatas 148-177 as part of a series offering performances of all the choral movements from Bach's cantatas.
Merkin Hall, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: $30; students 25 and under $10. Tickets at www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/series/the-new-york-virtuoso-singers/.
For more info: 914-763-3453
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor. Will Healy, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, February 26, 2023, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble (Chamber choir)
"Byrd and Weelkes: A 400th Anniversary Tribute"
These extraordinary English composers both died in 1623, but they could hardly be more different. Our program will explore the varied brilliance of their musical legacies, from ribald and raucous to sublimely sacred.
St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, 552 West End Avenue (at 87th Street)
Admission: $25; students $15.
For more info: info@cerddorion.org
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, February 26, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Online)   
Blue Heron (Vocal ensemble)
"Un Petrarchino cantato: Petrarch’s Canzoniere in Song"
Madrigals by Verdelot, Arcadelt, Willaert, de Rore, Wert, Marenzio and others, interspersed with readings of Petarch’s poetry.
Online; available through March 12.
Admission: $15
For more info: 212-666-9266
Scott Metcalfe, director. Jade Guerra and Alessandro Quarta, readers.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, February 26, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Canterbury Choral Society (Choir with organ and brass)
"French Choral Masters"
Louis Vierne: Messe Solonnelle
Charles-Marie Widor: "Toccata" from Opus 36; Messe
Jean Langlais: Missa Salve Regina
Church of the Heavenly Rest, 1085 Fifth Avenue (at 90th Street)
Admission: Call
For more info: canterburychoral@gmail.com
Jonathan De Vries, conductor. Alistair Reid, organ. With The Brass Project.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Online)   
The NY Choral Society (Choir)
"Our Voices -- Angel of Light"
The newest installment of NYCHORAL's series of innovative digital performances of a cappella choral works that offer new ways of discovering the relevance and beauty of choral music. Featuring the premiere of passages from composer Kevin Siegfried's new cantata Angel of Light based on Shaker texts and tunes.
Virtual: nychoral.org/event/angel-of-light/
Admission: Free
For more info: info@nychoral.org
David Hayes, music director.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 2, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Choir of Saint Luke in the Fields (Choir)
"The Golden Age of Portuguese Music"
Renaissance works by Cardoso and Lobo, including Cardoso’s 6- voice Requiem.
Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street
Admission: $40; students / seniors $30.
For more info: 212-414-7440
David Shuler, director. Pre-concert lecture at 6:30 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 4, 2023, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium (Choir)
"Moondance"
Featuring global repertoire about the moon, from Sephardic to Irish, Billings to Van Morrison, accompanied by flute and percussion. Also: music from women composers Susan LaBarr, Lori Laitman, Karen Marolli and Mari Valverde.
Morristown United Methodist Church, 50 South Park Place, Morristown, NJ
Admission: $30; students / teachers $25.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 5, 2023, 3:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium (Choir)
"Moondance"
Featuring global repertoire about the moon, from Sephardic to Irish, Billings to Van Morrison, accompanied by flute and percussion. Also: music from women composers Susan LaBarr, Lori Laitman, Karen Marolli and Mari Valverde.
Morristown United Methodist Church, 50 South Park Place, Morristown, NJ
Admission: $30; students / teachers $25.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 5, 2023, 3:00 PM       (Connecticut)   
Connecticut Master Chorale (Choir and orchestra)
"Spring Concert"
Dave Brubeck: To Hope! A Celebration -- originally planned for 2020 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Andre Thomas: I'm Gonna Sing!, a collection of spirituals by the the master of spiritual writing.
First Congregational Church of Danbury, 164 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT
Admission: $20 in advance; $25 at the door.
For more info: info@cmchorale.org
Tina Johns Heidrich conductor. Wendy Gerbier, mezzo-soprano; Marques Hollie, tenor. With CT Master Chorale Orchestra.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 5, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Amor Artis (Choir)
"Songs of Sorrow, Songs of Solace"
Beautiful musical expressions of despair and hope through the centuries, from haunting 16th-century polyphony and a Brahms motet to laments and African-American spirituals, all the way to songs by Randy Newman and Dolly Parton,
Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, Mott Street at Prince Street
Admission: $50 premium; $50 general; $25 seniors / students. Tickets at www.amorartis.org/songs-of-sorrow-songs-of-solace.
For more info: 646-771-0393
Ryan Brandau, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 9, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Voices of Ascension (Choir and orchestra)
Bach: St. John Passion Church of the Ascension, 36 Fifth Avenue (at Tenth Street)
Admission: Call
For more info: 212-358-7060
Dennis Keene, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 11, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New England Symphonic Ensemble (Choir and orchestra)
"The Music of Verdi and Gjeilo"
MidAmerica Productions' 40th season kicks off with Verdi's Messa da Requiem, conducted by Cailin Marcel Manson and Ola Gjeilo's Sunrise Mass, led by Bryson Mortensen.
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $50-$125
For more info: aniederman@midamerica-music.com
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 11, 2023, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
The Masterwork Chorus (Chorus)
Rossini: Petite Messe Solenelle Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham, NJ
Admission: TBA
For more info: 973-264-9031
Chris Shepard, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 11, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Polyhymnia (Vocal ensemble)
"Music from Portugal’s Golden Age"
Duarte Lobo (c.1565-1646): Missa Pro Defunctis á8
Motets by Lobo, Lusitano and Cardoso
The Church of St. Ignatius of Antioch, 552 West End Avenue (at West 87th Street)
Admission: $30; students/seniors $20.
For more info: 917-838-4636
John Bradley, director. Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 12, 2023, 2:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Clarion Choir and The English Concert (Choir and chamber orchestra)
Handel: Solomon Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $22-$139
For more info: info@clarionsociety.org
Harry Bicket, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 12, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 12, 2023, 5:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Musica Viva NY (Chamber choir)
"The Sorrow and the Beauty"
David Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
Caleb Burhans: Super Flumina Babylonis
Eric Whitacre: Cloudburst
All Souls Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue
Admission: $40; students/artworkers $30.
For more info: info@musicaviva.org
Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 18, 2023, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
West Point Glee Club (Mixed voice glee club)
The 45-voice Glee Club from the United States Military Academy at West Point will perform the group's Spring program. First Presbyterian Church of Freehold, 118 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ
Admission: Free
For more info: westpointgleeclub318@gmail.com
Plan to arrive early. Handicapped accessible. Free-will offering "Meet & Greet" after the performance.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 19, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 23, 2023, 7:35 PM       (Manhattan)   
MasterVoices (Choir with instrumental ensemble)
"O How Good"
Ernest Bloch: Sacred Service
Kurt Weill: Kiddush
Daniel Rein: New commission (world premiere)
Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Avenue
Admission: $25 and up
For more info: info@mastervoices.org
Ted Sperling, conductor. Justin Austin, baritone; Daniel Mutlu, tenor; David Strickland, organ.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 25, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Stonewall Chorale (Choir with instrumental ensemble)
Craig Hella Johnson: Considering Matthew Shepard
This stirring, three-part oratorio commemorates the 25th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's death. The dramatic score tells about a young gay college student from Laramie, Wyoming who was beaten, tortured and left to die tied to a fence. Employing a variety of musical styles, including gospel, old style hymns, blues and folk, its simple melodies will appeal to all listeners.
Holy Apostles, 9th Avenue at 28th Street
Admission: General admission (first-come, first-served seating): $35 in advance, $40 at the door (subject to availability). Premium reserved seating: $60 in advance only. Students/seniors (60+): $25 in advance only. Student/senior discounts are not available at the door.
For more info: cpowell508@aol.com
Cynthia Powell, artistic director. Masking optional. Separate, masked seating available -- first come, first served.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 25, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The New York Virtuoso Singers (Choir and piano)
"The Unadorned Bach"
Choral movements from Bach Cantatas 178-188 as part of a series offering performances of all the choral movements from Bach's cantatas.
Merkin Hall, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: $30; students 25 and under $10. Tickets at www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/series/the-new-york-virtuoso-singers/.
For more info: 914-763-3453
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor. Miles Fellenberg, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 26, 2023, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs (Open sing)
"Singers Welcome: Choral Reading of Fauré Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine"
Choral singers welcome. No auditions. Vocal scores provided. Members of the community gathered together for the common and joyful enterprise of making music, to sing through for their own pleasure the great works in choral literature, with chorus, orchestra, and soloists as the works require. The meetings are informal readings in which any musically interested person may join the chorus. There are no separate rehearsals and no auditions. Conductors usually do some preparation with the chorus before the sing-through. This varies from minimal snatches for well-known pieces to a complete review for unfamiliar works.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ
Admission: $10 admission for singers (or annual membership). Free for students and non-singing guests.
For more info: musical.amateurs@gmail.com
Conductor: Alicia Brozovich.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 1, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Brooklyn)   
The NY Choral Society with the Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra (Choir with orchestra)
"Mozart's Coronation Mass with Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra"
Mozart: Mass in C major "Coronation"
St. Ann & the Holy Trinity, 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY
Admission: $20-$60
For more info: info@nychoral.org or brooklynchamberorchestra.org/concerts/mozarts-coronation-mass
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 2, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Riverside Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
"A Celebration of Love and Joy"
Beethoven: Mass in C
Thomas: Gospel Mass -- A Celebration of Love and Joy
Brahms: Alto Rhapsody
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $75, $45, $30
For more info: riversideinquiry@gmail.com
Margaret Lattimore, mezzo; Andrew Nolen, baritone; Lawrence Jones, tenor; Joel Dyson, soprano.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 15, 2023, 1:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition (Competition)
The finals of the annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition for singers of all nationalities born on or after January 1, 1983, who are in the early or emerging phases of their careers. Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Admission: $30
For more info: 212-247-7800
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 15, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The New York Virtuoso Singers (Choir and piano)
"The Unadorned Bach"
Choral movements from Bach Cantatas 191-198 as part of a series offering performances of all the choral movements from Bach's cantatas.
Merkin Hall, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: $30; students 25 and under $10. Tickets at www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/series/the-new-york-virtuoso-singers/.
For more info: 914-763-3453
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor. Will Healy, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 16, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cappella Pratensis (Vocal ensemble)
"Canons of Beauty: Josquin and Mouton"
Mass movements, motets and chansons in commemoration of the 500th anniversaries of two extraordinary composers’ deaths—Josquin Desprez’s death in 1521 and Jean Mouton’s a year later.
Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121st Street
Admission: $5-$55
For more info: 212-666-9266
Stratton Bull, director.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Musica Sacra (Choir)
"A Multitude of Voyces"
Bach’s wondrous motet Jesu, meine Freude, remarkable for its musical architecture, shines alongside music by women composers of the past and present, from the Stabat Mater of Sister Sulpitia Cesis to the New York premiere of Kerensa Briggs's Hear my prayer, including New York composers Rani Arbo and Melanie DeMore.
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
Admission: $45-$75; seniors $35.
For more info: 212-330-7684
Kent Tritle, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, April 20, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Voices of Ascension (Choir)
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Fauré: Requiem
Church of the Ascension, 36 Fifth Avenue (at Tenth Street)
Admission: Call
For more info: 212-358-7060
Dennis Keene, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, April 21, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Choral Society of Grace Church (Choir)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: Call
For more info: 212-300-6346
John Maclay, music director. Tami Petty, soprano; Hadleigh Adams, baritone.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 23, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 23, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Online)   
Cappella Pratensis (Vocal ensemble)
"Canons of Beauty: Josquin and Mouton"
Mass movements, motets and chansons in commemoration of the 500th anniversaries of two extraordinary composers’ deaths—Josquin Desprez’s death in 1521 and Jean Mouton’s a year later.
Online; available through May 7.
Admission: $15
For more info: 212-666-9266
Stratton Bull, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 23, 2023, 4:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs (Open sing)
"Singers Welcome: Choral Reading of Haydn Lord Nelson Mass and Brahms Nänie"
Choral singers welcome. No auditions. Vocal scores provided. Members of the community gathered together for the common and joyful enterprise of making music, to sing through for their own pleasure the great works in choral literature, with chorus, orchestra, and soloists as the works require. The meetings are informal readings in which any musically interested person may join the chorus. There are no separate rehearsals and no auditions.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ
Admission: $10 admission for singers (or annual membership). Free for students and non-singing guests.
For more info: musical.amateurs@gmail.com
Conductor: Nicole Aldrich.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, April 28, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Cecilia Chorus of New York (Choir and orchestra)
Derrick Skye: Neither Separated, Nor Undone (world premiere)
Marianna von Martines (1744-1812): Dixit Dominus (Carnegie Hall premiere
Mozart: Dixit Dominus
Bartók: Three Village Scenes
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at 7th Avenue
Admission: $25-$95
For more info: publicity@ceciliachorusny.org
Mark Shapiro, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Friday, April 28, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Cecilia Chorus of New York (Choir with orchestra)
Derrick Skye: Neither Separated, Nor Undone (world premiere)
Marianna von Martines (1744-1812): Dixit Dominus (Carnegie Hall premiere)
Mozart: Dixit Dominus
Béla Bartók: Three Village Scenes
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $25 and up
For more info: publicity@ceciliachorusny.org
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 29, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
TENET Vocal Artists (Vocal and instrumental ensemble)
Bach: Magnificat
Bach: Easter Oratorio
Church of St. Vincent Ferrer, 869 Lexington Avenue (at 66th Street)
Admission: $10-$90; virtual tickets by donation $50.
For more info: info@tenetnyc.com
Jeffrey Grossman, organ.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 29, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The New York Virtuoso Singers (Choir and piano)
"The Unadorned Bach"
Choral movements from Bach Cantatas 205-215 as part of a series offering performances of all the choral movements from Bach's cantatas.
Merkin Hall, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: $30; students 25 and under $10. Tickets at www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/series/the-new-york-virtuoso-singers/.
For more info: 914-763-3453
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor. David Enlow, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 30, 2023, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble (Chamber choir)
"A Celebration of Langston Hughes"
Choral settings of works by one of the twentieth century's greatest poets, including the New York premiere of William Averitt's Black Pierrot, as well as music by Rosephanye Powell and Jake Heggie.
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street
Admission: $25; students $15.
For more info: info@cerddorion.org
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
MasterVoices (Choir with orchestra)
Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $30-$165
For more info: info@mastervoices.org
Ted Sperling, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, May 4, 2023, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Choir of Saint Luke in the Fields (Choir and instrumental ensemble)
"Pergolesi Rediscovered"
First North American performance of a recently rediscovered mass and motet by the Italian Baroque composer, along with selections from his Vespers music.
Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street
Admission: $40; students / seniors $30.
For more info: 212-414-7440
David Shuler, director. With Baroque in the Fields period instrument ensemble. Pre-concert lecture at 6:30 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, May 5, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Clarion Choir (Choir)
Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil ('Vespers'), op. 37 Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: Call
For more info: info@clarionsociety.org
Steven Fox, conductor. Mikki Sodergren, mezzo-soprano; John Ramseyer, tenor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 6, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Dessoff Choirs (Choir)
"Envisioning Bach's St. John Passion"
A lightly-staged version of Bach’s St. John Passion sung in English.
Mother AME Zion Church, 140 West 137th Street
Admission: $30-$40; students / seniors $20.
For more info: dessoff@dessoff.org
Malcolm J. Merriweather, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 6, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New York Chamber Choirs (Chamber choir)
"In the Beginning: Choral Music of The Creation"
Works by Copland, Haydn and others.
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street
Admission: Call
For more info: outreach@chamberchoirs.nyc
Maia McCormick, director. Caitlin Caruso Dobbs, soloist.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 6, 2023, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Chamber Singers (Chamber choir)
"Wellspring"
Celebrating water and the creative spiri with music from Schütz and Brahms to Trevor Weston and Anders Endroth.
Grace Episcopal Church, 4 Madison Avenue (at Kings Road), Madison, NJ
Admission: $30; students / teachers $25.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 7, 2023, 2:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Ridgewood Singers (Mixed chorus)
"Curtain Up!"
Favorite songs from stage and screen.
First Presbyterian Church, 722 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ
Admission: $20; seniors/students $15.
For more info: 845-548-5887
Susan LaFever, director. Ryan Bridge, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 7, 2023, 3:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Chamber Singers (Chamber choir)
"Wellspring"
Celebrating water and the creative spiri with music from Schütz and Brahms to Trevor Weston and Anders Endroth.
Morrow Memorial United Methodist Church, 600 Ridgewood Road, Maplewood, NJ
Admission: $30; students / teachers $25.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 7, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Amor Artis (Choir and chamber orchestra)
"Songs of the Earth"
Sarah Kirkland Snider: Mass for the Endangered
John Corigliano; Fern Hill
Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, Mott Street at Prince Street
Admission: $50 premium; $50 general; $25 seniors / students. Tickets at www.amorartis.org/songs-of-the-earth.
For more info: 646-771-0393
Ryan Brandau, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 7, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Tibertina Ensemble (Vocal and instrumental ensemble)
"Celestial Harmony: Music for the Heavenly Court by Hildegard of Bingen"
Hymns, antiphons, conducti and sequences by the famous Hildegard of Bingen, 12th-century abbess, mystic, writer and composer.
Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121st Street
Admission: $5-$55
For more info: 212-666-9266
Barbora Kabátková, director, soprano. Hana Blažíková, soprano, medieval harp.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Oratorio Society of New York (Choir and orchestra)
Bach: Mass in B minor Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Admission: $28-$100
For more info: 212-400-7255
Kent Tritle, conductor. Emily Donato, soprano; Lucia Bradford, mezzo-soprano; Brian Giebler, tenor; Sidney Outlaw, baritone.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 13, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Brooklyn)   
Brooklyn Treble Choir (Treble choir)
"The Poet’s Song"
The union of music and text is central in the role of a singer, and historically, a large portion of vocal and choral music has been settings of poems. In this literary and musical adventure we’ll discover the beauty of words married to rhythm, melody and harmony. Featured works:
Joan Szymko: Eagle Rounding Out the Morning (poem by Joy Harjo)
Sarah Quartel: In time of silver rain (poem by Langston Hughes
Kelsey Hohnstein: A Minuet of Mozart's (poem by Sara Teasdale)
Matthew Harris: Object Lesson (poem by Octavio Paz)
Rollo Dilworth: Why a Caged Bird Sings (poem by Maya Angelou)
First Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 119 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY
Admission: $20; seniors / students $15.
For more info: brooklyntreblechoir.org/
Liz Geisewite, artistic director.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 13, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Polyhymnia (Vocal ensemble)
"Three Cities – Munich, Vienna, Prague"
Motets in 4-8 voices by Orlande de Lassus, Philippe de Monte, Jacob Handl and more.
The Church of St. Ignatius of Antioch, 552 West End Avenue (at West 87th Street)
Admission: $30; students/seniors $20.
For more info: 917-838-4636
John Bradley, director. Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 14, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Online)   
Tibertina Ensemble (Vocal and instrumental ensemble)
"Celestial Harmony: Music for the Heavenly Court by Hildegard of Bingen"
Hymns, antiphons, conducti and sequences by the famous Hildegard of Bingen, 12th-century abbess, mystic, writer and composer.
Online; available through May 28.
Admission: $15
For more info: 212-666-9266
Barbora Kabátková, director, soprano. Hana Blažíková, soprano, medieval harp.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 20, 2023, 5:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Canterbury Choral Society (Choir)
Ellington: Sacred Concert
Music featuring Harlem poets and the premiere of a new work by Laura Jobin-Acosta.
Church of the Heavenly Rest, 1085 Fifth Avenue (at 90th Street)
Admission: Call
For more info: canterburychoral@gmail.com
Jonathan De Vries, conductor. Alistair Reid, organ. With The Brass Project.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 20, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
TENET Vocal Artists (Vocal ensemble)
"Rejoice, Rejoice!"
Music from 16th century England featuring works by William Byrd, John Sheppard, Thomas Tallis and Robert Whyte.
St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, 552 West End Avenue (at West 87th Street)
Admission: $10-$50; virtual tickets by donation $50.
For more info: info@tenetnyc.com
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, May 20, 2023, 7:00 PM       (Westchester)   
Westchester Chordsmen Chorus (4-part harmony men's chorus)
"70th Anniversary Jubilee Concert" Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua, NY
Admission: $25
For more info: 914-298-7464
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 20, 2023, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
The Masterwork Chorus (Chorus and orchestra)
Mozart: Requiem Dorothy Young Performing Arts Center, Drew University, Madison, NJ
Admission: TBA
For more info: 973-264-9031
Chris Shepard, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 21, 2023, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Greenwich Village Chamber Singers (Choir)
"In Celebration of Love"
Featuring Brahms's Zigeunerlieder alongside works by female composers, including Hildegard von Bingen, Maria Xaveria Peruchona, Undine Smith Moore, Rosephanye Powell, Sarah MacDonald, Shahar Regev. And Tamara McLeod.
The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street
Admission: $22 online; $25 at the door.
For more info: info@gvcsingers.org
Michael Sheetz, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 21, 2023, 5:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Musica Viva NY (Chamber choir)
"Lux Aeterna"
Works by Schubert, Morten Lauridsen, Jessie Montgomery, Judith Bingham and Samuel Sebastian Wesley, with a new commission from Richard Einhorn.
All Souls Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue
Admission: $40; students/artworkers $30.
For more info: info@musicaviva.org
Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor. Pre-concert talk open to all at 4 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, June 3, 2023, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium (Choir)
"Earthsongs"
Choral music that celebrates nature’s beauty and calls for its protection, including the winner of the 26th annual High School Student Choral Composition Contest.
Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ
Admission: $30; students / teachers $25.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, June 4, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, June 4, 2023, 3:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium (Choir)
"Earthsongs"
Choral music that celebrates nature’s beauty and calls for its protection, including the winner of the 26th annual High School Student Choral Composition Contest.
Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ
Admission: $30; students / teachers $25.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, June 11, 2023, 2:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Harold Rosenbaum (Open sing)
"Renaissance Choral Workshop"
Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen 100 of his favorite choral works from the Renaissance to explore over the course of 16 sessions. At each event he will not only lead singalongs, but will also offer his interpretive ideas by rehearsing selected works, leading to a sound and satisfying experience for all. Players of Renaissance instruments are welcome as well.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue).
Admission: $12; tickets at ci.ovationtix.com.
For more info: www.haroldrosenbaum.com/renaissance-choral.html
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The NY Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
"A Knee on the Neck"
Arvo Pärt: Fratres (Brothers) (arr. for strings) -– 1989
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem -– 1936
Adolphus Hailstork: A Knee on the Neck (text by Herbert Martin) -- 2021, New York premiere
David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
Admission: TBD
For more info: info@nychoral.org
David Hayes, music director.