The Annual Cathedral Christmas Concert

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    When:
    December 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm America/New York Timezone
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    Where:
    Cathedral Church of Saint John: The Great Divine in the City and Diocese of New York
    1047 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    USA

    Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Presents

    The Annual Cathedral Christmas Concert

    Featuring Poulenc’s Organ Concerto & Four Christmas Motets

    Saturday, December 10, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

    Combined Cathedral Choirs, Choristers, and Orchestra Perform Festive Holiday Music

    Led by Kent Tritle, Director of Cathedral Music

    The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
    1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan

    The Cathedral of St. John the Divine presents the Cathedral Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street),Manhattan. The Cathedral Choirs will join forces under the leadership of Kent Tritle, Director of Cathedral Music and one of America’s leading choral conductors. This signature event is one of many comprising the 2016–2017 season of Great Music in a Great Space.

    This year’s concert centers celebrates France with Francis Poulenc’s Organ Concerto & Four Christmas Motets.  Poulenc’s stunning organ concerto gives the Great Organ a star turn, while his Four Motets evoke the mystery of the Christmas miracle. Marc Antoine Charpentier’s charming In Nativitatem Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Canticum tells the Christmas story through a Baroque lens, with angels and shepherds abiding. The audience joins to sing favorite Christmas carols and the Cathedral Choristers will adorn the program with seasonal selections by Willcocks, Britten, Rutter and Fraser, accompanied by harp.

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