Concert Calendar
The Vocal Area Network Concert Calendar focuses solely on vocal ensemble and choir performances around the New York area. This information is compiled from flyers, web sites and sources within the performing groups. We strive to make it as accurate as possible, but it's always a good idea to make a confirming phone call or web site visit.

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Download this event to your calendar Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Deborah Auer (Jazz vocals )
"Jazz and Cocktails"
TBMS faculty member Deborah Auer performs in concert.
Turtle Bay Music School, 244 East 52nd Street (between Second and Third Avenues)
Admission: Free
For more info: 212-753-8811
Reception to follow.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Vocal Productions NYC (Choir with orchestra and soloists)
Rossini: Stabat Mater Washington Irving High School, 40 Irving Place
Admission: $25 online; $30 at the door.
For more info: 503-703-1210
Geurguan Tsenov, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Parthenia and Hayden DeWitt (Viols and mezzo-soprano)
"New Worlds by Phancy's Pencill Drawne"
A concert inspired by Margaret Cavendish's 17th-century science-fiction novel The Blazing World, with music from 17th-century England and living local composers, including the world premiere of a new work by Robinson McClellan exploring old and new tuning systems and musical videos by Jay Alan Zimmerman, as well as music by William and Henry Lawes and Mary Dering (the first Englishwoman to publish her own songs).
Hostelling International New York, 891 Amsterdam Avenue (between 103rd and 104th Streets)
Admission: Free
For more info: 212-222-2101 or www.orfeoduo.com
Dana Maiben and Vita Wallace, baroque violin. Presented by What a Neighborhood!
Download this event to your calendar Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Teares of the Muses with Kathleen Cantrell and Hallie Stotler (Viol consort, vocalists, organ)
"Muzik zur Fastenzeit: German 17th-Century Music for Lent"
Capricornus: O Traurigkeit
Tunder: Ach Herr, lass deine lieben Engelein
Schein: Suite I
St. Michael's Hall, St. Michael's Church, 225 West 99th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue)
Admission: $20; students/seniors $15.
For more info: 212-998-8301
Margaret Panofsky, director and viols. The Teares of the Muses, viol consort; Kathleen Cantrell, soprano; Hallie Stotler, alto; John Cantrell, organ.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Christian Harmony and Gospel Singing (Open sing)
We'll sing from the 2010 edition of The Christian Harmony, (a shape note songbook printed in seven-shape notation), and Mull's Singing Convention #7, a gospel songbook which is also printed in seven shapes. Beginners are welcome, and books will be available for loan or purchase at the singing. Menno House, 314 East 19th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
Admission: Free
For more info: sacredharpnyc@gmail.com
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Suffolk)   
Long Island Pride Chorus (Cabaret)
"Love Is In the Air"
Dinner, music and entertainment with MC Retts and a special surprise guest star.
Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Drive, Centerport, NY
Admission: $38; advance sale only.
For more info: 516-205-9711
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Stile Antico (Vocal and instrumental ensemble)
"From the Imperial Court"
Triumphs and tragedies from the imperial court of the Hapsburgs.
Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 West 46th Street
Admission: $35-$50
For more info: 212-854-7799
Presented by Miller Theatre.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Cecilia Chorus of New York and C4: the Choral Composer-Conductor Collective (Choirs)
"A Cappella Extravaganza"
Featuring Elizabethan motets and music since 2001.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 316 East 88th Street (between First and Second Avenues)
Admission: $25 in advance; $30 at the door; seniors / students $25.
For more info: 646-638-2535
Mark Shapiro, conductor and music director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 1, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Canterbury Choral Society (Choir and orchestra)
George Frederic Handel: Samson The Church off the Heavenly Rest, Fifth Avenue at 90th Street
Admission: $25; students/seniors $20; children under 12 free.
For more info: 212-362-9271
Jonathan DeVries, conductor. Jeffrey Mandelbaum, countertenor; Steven Graff, piano. The New Haven Symphony Orchestra.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 1, 2015, 6:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
West Village Chorale (Chorus)
"Journey On!"
An eclectic and diverse program devoted to the concept of music for journeys of the body and the soul, the concert features the opening scene of the musical Titanic, a lush arrangement of Over the Rainbow and a new interweaving of Dvorak's Goin' Home theme with the folk song Wayfaring Stranger. Sources run from Mozart to spirituals to a stage work, Chester's Quick Lunch, composed by music director Michael Conley.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South (at Thompson Street)
Admission: $25; students $10.
For more info: 212-517-1776
Michael Conley, conductor. Elena Belli, piano.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Musica Sacra (Choir)
"Contemporary Composers"
Juraj Filas: The Wisdom of the Wise Old Man (world premiere)
Michael Gilbertson: Returning (world premiere)
Robert Paterson: Lux Aeterna (world premiere)
Judith Lang Zaimont: Parable, A Tale of Abram and Isaac
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
Admission: $25/$50
For more info: 212-330-7684
Kent Tritle, conductor. Michael Sheetz, conductor. Lianne Coble, soprano; John Tiranno, tenor; Malcolm Merriweather, baritone; Arthur Fiacco, cello; Walter Hilse and Raymond Nagem, organ.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 5, 2015, 1:15 PM       (Manhattan)   
ALBA (Mezzo-soprano and instrumental ensemble)
"Earthy Love, Divine Love"
Middle Eastern and European love songs including romantic French virelai, lively Spanish villancico, tender Armenian folk song, Italian devotional song of divine mystery, and Arabic indulgence where physical and spiritual love entwine.
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Avenue at 51st Street
Admission: Free
For more info: www.midtownconcerts.org
Margo Gezairlian Grib, mezzo-soprano, vielle; Christopher Morongiello, lute, guitarra española; Carlo Valte, oud; Rex Benincasa, percussion, voice.
Presented by Gotham Early Music Scene.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 5, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Brooklyn)   
Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble (Chamber choir)
"Time and Again: A Celebration of Cerddorion's 20th Anniversary"
A retrospective featuring marvelous works written for Cerddorion over the past twenty years, as well as world premieres by Martha Sullivan, Joseph Prestamo and Christopher Ryan.
St. Paul's Church, 199 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY
Admission: $20; students / seniors $10.
For more info: info@cerddorion.org
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 5, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective (Choir)
"4 C4 -- Music Written for C4"
Celebrating the group's tenth year, C4 performs a concert of works written specially for the group. The winners of the C4 Commissioning Competition form the centerpiece of the concert. Featured works include the world premieres of works by C4 Commissioning Competition Winners, including Carlo Vincetti Frizzo's Through the Cumberland, Texu Kim's Stre-----tch! and Gordon Williamson's Tape Recorder. C4 will also premiere Hayes Biggs's Goe, Lovely Rose and Toby Twining's new microtonal setting of three psalms for mixed chorus and harp. Encore performances include Harry Einhorn's Seven Line Supplication for Guru Rinpoche, C4 founder Ian Moss's Narciso and other works written for C4.
Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues)
Admission: $15 in advance; $25 day of event. Ten $4 rush admissions 30 minutes advance at the door.
For more info: 516-586-3433
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 5, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Choir of Saint Luke in the Fields (Choir and instrumental ensemble)
Handel: Esther Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street
Admission: $35; students / seniors $25.
For more info: 212-414-9419
David Shuler, director.
Pre-concert lecture at 7 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, March 6, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New Amsterdam Singers (Choir)
"New American Romantics"
Composers or our time on poems of Frost, Yeats, Graves and Hardy. Works by Dominick Argento, Donald Grantham, Matthew Harris, Morten Lauridsen, Elizabeth Lim, Ben Moore and Ronald Perera.
The Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
Admission: In advance $20; at the door $25.
For more info: 914-712-8708
Clara Longstreth, music director.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Dessoff Choirs (Open sing)
"Sing-In: Israel in Egypt"
Join the chorus for an afternoon, reading choruses from Handel's masterpiece, a mainstay of the Dessoff repertoire.
Immanuel Lutheran Church (undercroft), 122 East 88th Street (at Lexington Avenue)
Admission: $15; students / seniors $10.
For more info: 212-831-8224
Christopher Shepard, conductor.
Part of the Dessoff 2014-15 Midwinter Festival.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Polyhymnia (Vocal ensemble)
"In Tenebris: The Music of Shadows"
Music for Holy Week by Crecquillon, Palestrina, White, Lassus and Victoria.
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 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective (Choir)
"4 C4 -- Music Written for C4"
Celebrating the group's tenth year, C4 performs a concert of works written specially for the group. The winners of the C4 Commissioning Competition form the centerpiece of the concert. Featured works include the world premieres of works by C4 Commissioning Competition Winners, including Carlo Vincetti Frizzo's Through the Cumberland, Texu Kim's Stre-----tch! and Gordon Williamson's Tape Recorder. C4 will also premiere Hayes Biggs's Goe, Lovely Rose and Toby Twining's new microtonal setting of three psalms for mixed chorus and harp. Encore performances include Harry Einhorn's Seven Line Supplication for Guru Rinpoche, C4 founder Ian Moss's Narciso and other works written for C4.
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (entrance on West 95th Street)
Admission: $15 in advance; $25 day of event. Ten $4 rush admissions 30 minutes advance at the door.
For more info: 516-586-3433
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Schola Cantorum on Hudson, The Dominos and VOX (Choirs)
"No Greater Love"
Pietà, an oratorio by John Muehleisen
Church of St. Joseph, 371 Avenue of the Americas (between Waverly Place and Washington Place)
Admission: $25 in advance; $30 at the door.
For more info: 212-489-1340 or 888-407-6002
Note corrected venue and ticket prices.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
The Masterwork Chorus (Choir)
"Come Away"
Exploring the joys, sorrows and hopes shared by mankind across the centuries, the program includes works by Renaissance composers Thomas Greaves and Orlando di Lasso, romanticist Johannes Brahms, and contemporary composers Stephen Paulus, Steven Sametz and Moses Hogan.
Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ
Admission: $25
For more info: 800-838-3006
Sun Min Lee, guest conductor. Christopher Jennings, organ; Carol Walker, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Choral Society (Choir)
"Dark Night of the Soul"
Featuring the mesmerizing title work by Ola Gjeilo with string quartet and piano, the world premiere of the complete choral setting of Farlon Alemen by Andrea Clearfield and works by Schütz, Purcell, Virgil Thomson and more.
Morristown United Methodist Church, Morristown, NJ
Admission: $30; students and seniors $25; discount on advance purchases.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cantori New York (Chamber choir)
"Messiahs False and True"
Thomas Tallis's sublime Lamentations of Jeremiah and Siegfried Thiele's Prophezeiungen, plus the premiere of Rex Isenberg's Messiahs False and True for chamber choir, clarinet, cello and narrator.
Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street
Admission: $25; seniors $15; students/children $5.
For more info: 212-439-4758
Mark Shapiro, artistic director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00 PM       (Nassau)   
Bel Canto Chorale (Community choir)
"From Mozart to Motown: Our Favorite Things"
Enjoy all your retro favorites including a bonus excerpt from Mozart's Solemn Vespers. Make unlimited bids in our Lucky Draw Auction; indulge in scrumptious snacks and sweets provided by us.
Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church, 1845 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, NY
Admission: $10
For more info: 516-705-0011
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble (Chamber choir)
"Time and Again: A Celebration of Cerddorion's 20th Anniversary"
A retrospective featuring marvelous works written for Cerddorion over the past twenty years, as well as world premieres by Martha Sullivan, Joseph Prestamo and Christopher Ryan.
St. Ignatius of Antioch, 552 West End Avenue (at 87th Street)
Admission: $20; students / seniors $10.
For more info: info@cerddorion.org
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Choral Society (Choir)
"Dark Night of the Soul"
Featuring the mesmerizing title work by Ola Gjeilo with string quartet and piano, the world premiere of the complete choral setting of Farlon Alemen by Andrea Clearfield and works by Schütz, Purcell, Virgil Thomson and more.
Morristown United Methodist Church, Morristown, NJ
Admission: $30; students and seniors $25; discount on advance purchases.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Florilegium Chamber Choir (Chamber choir)
"An American Sampler: Compositions of the American Experience"
Works by Gawthrop, Bernstein, Thomas, Barber, Szymko, Thompson, Dello Joio, Copland, Paulus and others.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street (near Amsterdam Avenue)
Admission: $15 in advance; $20 at the door; students / seniors $10.
For more info: info@florilegiumchamberchoir.org
Ronald Oliver, Jr., music director. Vanessa May-lok Lee, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New Amsterdam Singers (Choir)
"New American Romantics"
Composers or our time on poems of Frost, Yeats, Graves and Hardy. Works by Dominick Argento, Donald Grantham, Matthew Harris, Morten Lauridsen, Elizabeth Lim, Ben Moore and Ronald Perera.
The Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
Admission: In advance $20; at the door $25.
For more info: 914-712-8708
Clara Longstreth, music director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Monmouth Civic Chorus (Choir)
"A Joyful Noise"
Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Zoltan Kodaly: Missa Brevis
Eric Whitacre: Five Hebrew Love Songs
First Presbyterian Church, 255 Harding Road (Tower Hill), Red Bank, NJ
Admission: $30 regular; $27 seniors; $5 students; $25 groups (10 or more).
For more info: 732-933-9333
Ryan Brandau, artistic director and conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 8, 2015, 5:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Schola Cantorum on Hudson, The Dominos and VOX (Choirs)
"No Greater Love"
Pietà, an oratorio by John Muehleisen
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 30 North Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ
Admission: $25 in advance; $30 at the door.
For more info: 212-489-1340 or 888-407-6002
Download this event to your calendar Monday, March 9, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Defiant Requiem Foundation and The Collegiate Chorale (Choir and orchestra)
"Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin"
A complete live performance of Verdi's Requiem interspersed with historic film, testimony from survivors and narration that tells of the audacious bravery of the prisoners at the Terezin concentration camp who put on 16 performances of the Requiem during World War II.
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street
Admission: $65-$100
For more info: 212-721-6500
Murry Sidlin, conductor. Jennifer Check, soprano; Ann McMahon Quintero, mezzo-soprano; Steven Tharp, tenor; Wilhelm Schwinghammer, bass. With Bebe Neuwirth, John Rubinstein and The Orchestra of Terezin Remembrance.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 12, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Doron Schleifer and Corina Marti (Countertenor and medieval instruments)
"Il Dolce Suono –- Ki Kolech Arev"
Two Basel-based guest artists -– Doron Schleifer of Profeti della Quinta and Corina Marti of La Morra –- perform a special ecumenical concert of stunning late-Medieval Florentine repertoire.
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 West 68th Street
Admission: $25/$35/$50
For more info: 646- 470-1837
Doron Schleifer, countertenor; Corina Marti, recorders and clavisimbalum.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 12, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Westchester)   
St. Joseph's Music Ministries (Vocal and instrumental ensembles)
"A Lenten Evening of Prayer and Sacred Music"
A beautiful service of sacred music, prayer and reflection for the Lenten season, including the prayerful music of the Taizé community from the French countryside, beautiful settings of the psalms, contemporary hymn arrangements and scripture readings..
St. Joseph's Church, 95 Plum Brook Road, Somers, NY
Admission: Free-will offering
For more info: 914-318-3268
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 12, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
TENET (Vocal ensemble)
Gesualdo: Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday 'Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 3 West 65th Street
Admission: $20-$50
For more info: 646-470-5809
Jolle Greenleaf, artistic director.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 12, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Voices of Ascension (Choir)
Mozart: Requiem
Mozart: Coronation Mass
Church of the Ascension, Fifth Avenue at Tenth Street
Admission: $10-$75
For more info: 212-358-7060
Dennis Keene, artistic director and conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 12, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
American Classical Orchestra (Orchestra and choir)
"As the Masters Heard It"
Schubert: Symphony No. 9
Mozart: Mass in C "Coronation"
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives (excerpt)
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street
Admission: $25-$85; students $15.
For more info: 212-721-6500
Thomas Crawford, conductor. Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Sarah Craft, alto; Marc Molomot, tenor; Michael Kelly, baritone. The American Classical Orchestra Chorus.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, March 13, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Pro Arte Chorale (Choir)
"Celebration"
Works by Elgar, Parry and Vaughan Williams.
West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe Street, Ridgewood, NJ
Admission: $25; seniors / disabled / students $20; children under 17 $10.
For more info: 201-497-8400
Steven Fox, music director.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Friday, March 13, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Queens)   
Queens College Opera Studio (Chamber opera)
Britten: Rape of Lucretia LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY
Admission: $15
For more info: 718-997-3818
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 14, 2015, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
The Shrewsbury Chorale and the Garden State Singers and Philharmonic (Choir and orchestra)
Mozart: Coronation Mass
Rutter: Requiem
First Presbyterian Church of Freehold, 118 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ
Admission: $25; seniors/students $20; children under 12 $10. Discounts for advance purchase.
For more info: 732-513-8413
Anthony LaGruth, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Ars Musica Chorale (Choir)
"Darkness into Light"
Kodály: Missa Brevis
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Joshua Groffman: new work
Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 100 Dayton Street, Ridgewood, NJ
Admission: $20 in advance; $25 at the door; children 12 and under free.
For more info: 551-226-9305
Dusty Francis, music director and conductor. Pre-concert talk at 7 PM. Note revised venue.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Summit Chorale (Choir)
"The Passing of the Year"
Featuring new works for choir by John Conahan, Jonathan Dove, Martin Sedek and many others.
Christ Church, 66 Highland Avenue, Short Hills, NJ
Admission: $25 ($20 in advance); students $10.
For more info: tickets@summitchorale.org
Thomas Juneau, music director.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
VOICES Chorale (Choir and instrumental ensemble)
"Irish Harp and Song"
Classic Irish music, reels, ballads, jigs and various folk song arrangements. With The Jameson Sisters (Ellen Tepper and Terry Kane), Mary Malone on the fiddle and tenor James Walsh.
Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ
Admission: $25 at the door; $20 in advance. Family pass $55; $50 in advance. Children / students with ID $10.
For more info: 609-658-2636
Lyn Ransom, conductor. Emily Vite, assistant conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Nassau)   
The Long Island Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
Bach: B Minor Mass Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY
Admission: $20; youth $10.
For more info: 516-580-1777
Meredith Elaine Baker, conductor. Megan Weston, soprano; Andrea Saposnik, mezzo-soprano; David Kellett, tenor; Matthew Curran, bass. With a 24-piece orchestra.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Coro Lirico (Opera chorus)
"A Puccini Tribute"
Featuring the Gloria Mass, Le Ville and assorted opera choruses and arias
The Church of the Redeemer, 36 South Street, Morristown, NJ
Admission: $25; seniors / students $20.
For more info: 973-887-6336
Warren Helms, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 15, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Connecticut)   
Music on the Hill Festival Chorus with Jubilate Ringers (Choral and handbell ensembles)
"Luck o' the Irish"
A program of traditional Irish songs, including Carrickfergus and 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer as arranged for the King's Singers; choral settings of the poetry of W.B. Yeats; and a wordless Londonderry Air arranged by Percy Grainger. The ringers will premiere Artistic Director David H. Connell's The Heart's Content composed for four-octave hand chimes. Also, a reprise of Dr. Connell's Give Us a Dance Then, a suite of Irish dances that includes the jigs, reels and waltzes of a traditional Irish ceili.
Parish Hall of the Wilton Episcopal and Presbyterian Church complex (WEPCO), 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton, CT
Admission: $20 in advance; $25 at the door; students and children free.
For more info: 203-536-2601
Artistic Directors Ellen Dickinson and David H. Connell, conductors.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 15, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Elora Festival Singers (Professional chamber choir)
"Elora Festival Singers"
The Elora Festival Singers has established a reputation as one of the finest chamber choirs in Canada and beyond, through regular concerts, recordings, broadcasts and touring. Their program will feature works by Canadian composers, Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb, as well as works by Bach, Miskinis and Eric Whitacre.
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Avenue (at East 73rd Street)
Admission: $25; students/62+ $20; children 12 and under free.
For more info: 212-288-8920
Noel Edison, conductor. James Bourne, piano; Andrew Henderson, organ.
Download this event to your calendar Monday, March 16, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Robin Lynne Frye and Robert Mobsby (Vocal duet with piano)
"Music Made for Two"
Solos and duets by Robert Schumann, Gerald Finzi, Xavier Montsalvatge and Betty Roe, and selections from Carousel by Richard Rodgers, on the inaugural season of the Saint Cecilia Chamber Music Series.
The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, 145 West 46th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues)
Admission: $10 donation
For more info: 910-315-6049
Robin Lynne Frye, mezzo-soprano; Robert Mobsby, baritone; Douglas Drake, pian.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New York Festival of Song (Vocal solos and ensembles)
"Bel Canto / Can Belto"
An exploration of Italian song from the Romantic era to the beginnings of Neo-Realism, paired with songs by Italian-Americans.
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: $40-$55; students $10.
For more info: 212-501-3330
Download this event to your calendar Friday, March 20, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Greenwich Village Chamber Singers (Chamber choir)
"Music for the Vernal Equinox: from Passiontide to Spring"
A wide array of works meant to celebrate the rebirth of the season, featuring Bach's Jesu Meine Freude, the world premiere of Galambos's Let my shadow disappear into yours and music of Victoria, Schütz, Brahms and more.
St. Joseph's Church, 371 Sixth Avenue (between Washington Place and Waverly Place)
Admission: $20 in advance; $25 at the door.
For more info: 646-543-9605
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Stonewall Chorale (Choir)
"From Estonia with Love"
Presenting works by two of this singing country's most esteemed composers: Arvo Pärt's Berliner Messe (to celebrate his 80th birthday) and the NYC premiere of Kreek's Notebook by Tõnu Kõrvits.
Church of the Holy Apostles, 296 Ninth Avenue
Admission: $25; seniors/students $20.
For more info: 347-267-0036
Pre-concert lecture by Tõnu Kõrvits at 7 PM.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Choral Society (Cabaret)
"Second Annual Harmonium Broadway Cabaret Fundraiser"
An exciting evening of music, wine, coffee and dessert, along with a silent auction.
Grace Episcopal Church, 4 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ
Admission: $40; seniors / students $30.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, March 21, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Suffolk)   
The Babylon Chorale (Choir with 4-hand piano)
"(RE)Sound"
Brahms: Requiem
Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 666 Albin Avenue, West Babylon, NY
Admission: $20; students / seniors $15.
For more info: 631-321-4460
Jared Berry, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 22, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
HaZamir: The International Jewish High School Choir (Choir)
"The HaZamir Gala Concert" Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street
Admission: $50-$180
For more info: 212-721-6500
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 22, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Dessoff Choirs (Choir)
"Dessoff@90"
Former Dessoff music directors Amy Kaiser, James Bagwell and Kent Tritle conduct inspired works representing their eras with the choir.
Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street)
Admission: Preferred $35; general $25; students / seniors $15; 12 and under free.
For more info: 212-831-8224
Christopher Shepard, conductor.
Part of the Dessoff 2014-15 Midwinter Festival.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Chelsea Opera (Vocalists with piano)
"Chelsea Opera and Project 142 present Purely Puccini"
An evening of Puccini classics -- Tosca, La Bohème, Turandot, Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica, and excerpts from his less familiar works -- Le Villi, Edgar, Manon Lescaut ... and more!
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street
Admission: In advance: preferred $25; general $20; seniors / students $15. At the door: $30 / $25 / $20.
For more info: 212-260-1796
Rosa Betancourt, Stacey Canterbury, Sonja Krenek, Megan Nielson, Julia Rolwing, Jessica Sandidge, sopranos; Leonarda Priore, Elizabeth Moulton, mezzo-sopranos; Aaron Blankfield, Taras Chmil, David Kellett, Jon Olson Thomas, Steven Wallace, tenors; Scott Lindroth, baritone; Bryan Glenn Davis, bass-baritone; Christopher Cooley, piano.
Download this event to your calendar Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Choir of St. Ignatius Loyola (Choir)
"Passion: Sacrifice and Surrender"
Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah
Gesualdo: O vos omnes and In monte oliveti
Lassus: Stabat mater
Lotti: Crucifixus
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue (at 84th Street)
Admission: $25-$80
For more info: 212-288-3588
K. Scott Warren, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Oratorio Society of New York, Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus, Manhattan School of Music Symphony Orchestra (Choir and orchestra)
Verdi: Requiem Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
Admission: Call
For more info: 212-400-7255
Kent Tritle, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
New York Polyphony (Male vocal ensemble)
"A Lily Among Thorns"
15th-century English motets by Dunstable, Power, Plummer, Byttering and Pyamour; works by Machaut, Jackson Hill, John Scott and Geoffrey Williams.
The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC/WQXR, 44 Charlton Street (at Varick Street)
Admission: $25
For more info: 212-666-9266
Geoffrey Williams, countertenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor; Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone; Craig Phillips, bass.
Presented by Music Before 1800.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Les Délices (Vocal and instrumental ensemble)
"Myths & Allegories"
The shipwrecked hero Ulysses is the inspiration for this performance. Selections from Jean-Féry Rebel's little-known opera Ulysse provide the centerpiece, with a focus on a love triangle between the witch Circe, Ulysses and his wife Penelope. Also: works by Thomas-Louis Bourgeois and Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, a child prodigy and the first French woman ever to composer an opera.
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway (at 116th Street)
Admission: $30-$45
For more info: 212-854-7799
Clara Rottsalk, soprano.
Presented by Miller Theatre.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Total Vocal (A cappella ensembles)
Total Vocal
DCINY presents a celebration of contemporary a cappella music featuring arrangements from Pitch Perfect, The Sing-Off and the American pop lexicon. The performance includes Special Guest Artists "Barden Bellas" Kelley Jackle and Shelley Regner from the movie Pitch Perfect and YouTube vocal sensation Peter Hollens. Conducted and hosted by Deke Sharon, a pioneer of the contemporary a cappella genre.
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-247-7800
Deke Sharon, conductor. Chesney Snow, vocal percussion. Distinguished Concerts Singers International.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Connecticut)   
Connecticut Master Chorale (Choir with orchestra)
"Spring Concert"
Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living
John Rutter: Feel the Spirit
First Congregational Church of Danbury, 164 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT
Admission: $25
For more info: 203-743-0473
Wendy Gerbier, mezzo-soprano. With the CT Master Chorale Orchestra. Venue is handicap accessible.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Upstate NY)   
Kairos: A Consort of Singers (Vocal ensemble)
"Service of Lessons & Hymns Tenebrae"
Readings from the Old and New Testaments interspersed with motets, hymns and other sacred Lenten works.
Holy Cross Monastery, Route 9W (1615 Broadway), West Park, NY
Admission: Free; donations gratefully accepted.
For more info: 845-256-9114
Edward Lundergan, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Connecticut)   
CONCORA (Choir)
"Bach!"
Two motets and Cantata 147.
Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT
Admission: $30; seniors $25; students $10.
For more info: 860-293-0567
Charles Bruffy, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Hudson Opera Theatre (Chorus and orchestra with soloists)
Verdi: Requiem Second Presbyterian Church, 6 West 96th Street
Admission: Free
For more info: 845-661-0544
Ron De Fesi, conductor. Leilah Dione Ezra, soprano; Korin Kormick, dramatic soprano; Adam Cromer, tenor; Andrew Martens, bass.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, March 29, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Professional Choir of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church (Professional chamber choir)
"Bach: 2 Cantatas & 2 Motets"
Bach: Cantata 12, Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen
Bach: Cantata 131, Aus der Tiefen
Bach: Der Geist hilft
Bach: Komm, Jesu, Komm
Selected Bach arias
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Avenue (at East 73rd Street)
Admission: $25; students/62+ $20; children 12 and under free.
For more info: 212-288-8920
Andrew Henderson, conductor. Sarah Pillow and Katherine Wessinger, sopranos; Desirée Baxter and Helen Karloski, altos; Andrew Fuchs and Marc Molomot, tenors; Matthew Curran and Rod Gomez, basses.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:15 PM       (Queens)   
Queens College Choir and Women's Choir (Choir)
A variety of works for mixed choir and women's choir. LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY
Admission: Free
For more info: 718-997-3818
James John and Sandy Babb, conductors.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, April 2, 2015, 1:15 PM       (Manhattan)   
ARTEK (Vocal and instrumental ensemble)
"Salvator Mundi: Music in the Time of Bernini"
Sacred music from Stradella and others in the artistic circles of Bernini and Queen Christina in 17th-century Rome.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 122 East 88th Street (at Lexington Avenue)
Admission: Free
For more info: www.midtownconcerts.org
Eric Brenner and Ryland Angel, countertenors.
Presented by Gotham Early Music Scene.
Download this event to your calendar Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New York Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
"For Those We've Loved"
John Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls
Paul Hindemith: When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and 7th Avenue
Admission: $30-$80
For more info: 212-247-3878
David Hayes, conductor. Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano; Lee Poulis, baritone. With the Mannes Orchestra and the Young People's Chorus of New York City.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 12, 2015, 8:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International (Choir and orchestra)
"Grant Us Peace"
A springtime offering of uplifting works, featuring Mozart's K317 Mass in C Major conducted by DCINY Debut Conductor Catherine Sailer, along with Dona Nobis Pacem by Ralph Vaughan Williams, conducted by DCINY Debut Conductor Trey Jacobs.
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-247-7800
Download this event to your calendar Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International (Choir and orchestra)
"Spice, Magic and Mystique: The Music of Southeast Asia"
An evening of history and culture from six different countries of the Southeast Asian region, including traditional music from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan, conducted by Anthony Giles. Also: orchestral and wind ensemble music from the Ingelmoor High Symphonic Band and Orchestra under the guest direction of Ted Christensen and Jim Rice.
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-721-6500
Download this event to your calendar Friday, April 17, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Tallis Scholars (Vocal ensemble)
"Spem in Allium Project"
Tallis: Spem in allium
Brumel: Missa "Et ecce terrae motus
Brumel: Lamentations
Tallis: Loquebantur variis linguis
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue (at 84th Street)
Admission: $50-$60; tickets at www.carnegiehall.org.
For more info: 212-247-7800
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 18, 2015, 5:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
The Princeton Singers (Chamber choir)
"On the Town"
Music flows from composers to performers to audience, creating a living environment. Complementing the Princeton University Art Museum's exhibition, "City Lost and Found," we look at the way the worlds of the composer, the performer and audience interact, influence and shape each other. Works from Guillaume DuFay and Heinrich Isaac to Steve Reich and Phil Glass, featuring the premiere of a new work by Steven Sametz.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Admission: Call
For more info: 609-258-9220
Steven Sametz, director.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
TENET (Choir with chamber ensemble)
"Concerto della donne"
Music by, for and about women by 17th century Italian masters Luigi Rossi, Barbara Strozzi and others.
House of the Redeemer, 7 East 95th Street
Admission: $50 prime; $30 general. 20% discount for students and seniors.
For more info: 646-470-5809
Jolle Greenleaf and Molly Quinn sopranos; Virginia Warnken mezzo-soprano.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Choral Society (Choir)
"Heart and Hand"
An array of works from John Dunstable to Eleanor Daley, Orlando di Lasso to Nils Lindberg, Cristóbal de Morales to John Tavener, from sublime to silly.
Grace Episcopal Church, Madison, NJ
Admission: $30; students and seniors $25; discount on advance purchases.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Amor Artis (Choir with instrumental ensemble)
"Chiaroscuro: Songs of Savonarola"
Luigi Dallapiccola: Canti di Prigionia, "Preghiera di Maria Stuarda," "Congedo di Girolamo Savonarola"
Josquin dez Pres: Miserere Mei Deus
Orlando di Lasso: Infelix Ego
Carson Cooman: Premat Mundus
Clemens Non Papa: Tristitia Obsedit Me
Elizabeth Lim: Songs for the People (world premiere)
St. Michael's Church, 225 West 99th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue)
Admission: $35; seniors / students $25.
For more info: 646-771-0393
Ryan James Brandau, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
The Princeton Singers (Chamber choir)
"On the Town"
Music flows from composers to performers to audience, creating a living environment. Complementing the Princeton University Art Museum's exhibition, "City Lost and Found," we look at the way the worlds of the composer, the performer and audience interact, influence and shape each other. Works from Guillaume DuFay and Heinrich Isaac to Steve Reich and Phil Glass, featuring the premiere of a new work by Steven Sametz.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Admission: Call
For more info: 609-258-9220
Steven Sametz, director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Glen Ridge Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
"Spring Concert: Barber & Menotti"
Menotti: Missa "O Pulchritudo"
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Other works by Samuel Barber
Glen Ridge Congregational Church, 195 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ
Admission: $20; seniors $15; students $10.
For more info: 973-743-5596 x19
Thomas Mustachio, conductor. Suzanne Kompass, soprano.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 19, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New York City Children's Chorus (Children's choir)
"An American Songbook"
Five choirs of MAPC's graded children's choir program – totaling 125 choristers – will present a concert featuring repertoire from their forthcoming CD, including works by Stephen Foster, Barber, Bernstein, Copland, as well as songs from Wicked. The proceeds from the concert will benefit the NYCCC Scholarship Fund.
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Avenue (at East 73rd Street)
Admission: $20; students/62+ $15; children 12 and under free.
For more info: 212-288-8920
Mary Huff, conductor. Andrew Henderson, accompanist.
Download this event to your calendar Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Voices of Ascension (Choir)
"The Voices' Choral Celebration"
Greatest choruses from 25 years of concerts. Works by Chiayu, Tabakova, Josquin, Bach, Brahms, Byrd, Palestrina, Bruckner, Messiaen, Duruflé, Vaughan Williams and Ives.
Church of the Ascension, Fifth Avenue at Tenth Street
Admission: $10-$75
For more info: 212-358-7060
Dennis Keene, artistic director and conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, April 23, 2015, 1:15 PM       (Manhattan)   
VocaMe (Vocal and instrumental ensemble)
"Mystic Women"
Works of Saint Kassia of the Byzantine Empire from the 9th Century, coupled with the chants by Hildegard von Bingen.
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Avenue at 51st Street
Admission: Free
For more info: www.midtownconcerts.org
Sarah M. Newman, soprano and vielle; Gerlinde Sämann, soprano; Sigrid Hausen, mezzo-soprano and recorder; Petra Noskaiová, mezzo-soprano; Michael Popp, vielle, oud, santur.
Presented by Gotham Early Music Scene.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Anonymous 4 (Vocal ensemble)
"1865"
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.
The Great Hall, The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street (between 3rd and 4th Avenues)
Admission: $25-$35
For more info: 212-666-9266
Presented by Music Before 1800.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Riverside Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
"Spring Concert"
Rossini: Stabat Mater
Dvorak: Te Deum
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street
Admission: $30, $45, $75 and $100
For more info: www.riversidechoral.org
Patrick Gardner, conductor. Soloists TBA.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
The New York Virtuoso Singers (Chamber choir)
"Distinguished Queens College Composers - Past & Present"
The American premiere of Luigi Dallapiccola's Tempus Destruendi--Tempus Aedificandi and works by Elliott Carter, Thea Musgrave, George Perle, George Tsontakis, Hugo Weisgall, Karol Rathaus, Joel Mandelbaum, Leo Kraft, Allen Brings, Edward Smaldone, Bruce Saylor and David Schober.
Kaufman Center's Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)
Admission: $25; seniors / students $20.
For more info: 212-501-3330
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor and artistic director. With the Queens College Vocal Ensemble, James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Verismo Opera (Opera)
Bizet: Carmen, sung in French with English supertitles. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ
Admission: $25-$55; discounts available.
For more info: 201-227-1030
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Westchester)   
The Canticum Novum Singers (Choir and organ)
"The Unknown Region"
Selections include Brahms's Schicksalslied, "The Road Not Taken" (from Frostiana) by Randall Thompson, It's the Same Train by David Lang, Vaughan Williams's Toward the Unknown Region, Carols of Death by William Schuman, Angels by Jonathan Harvey and choruses from Nixon in China by John Adams.
South Salem Presbyterian Church, 111 Spring Street, South Salem, NY
Admission: $20; students / seniors $10.
For more info: 914-763-3453
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
St. George's Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
"Spring Concert"
Honegger: King David
Church of the Incarnation, 209 Madison Avenue (at East 35th Street)
Admission: $25
For more info: www.stgeorgeschoralsociety.org/contact.html
Matthew Lewis, conductor. Terrance McNeil, narrator.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, April 26, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Upstate NY)   
Kairos: A Consort of Singers (Vocal ensemble)
"Spring Concert"
A mix of sacred and secular a cappella choral works from the Medieval to the present, including sacred motets by Bruckner, Ravel's Trois Chansons, a mass by the Spanish Renaissance master Victoria, an exciting work by contemporary composer Tarik O'Regan, and much more!
Holy Cross Monastery, Route 9W (1615 Broadway), West Park, NY
Admission: $20; seniors $15; students $5.
For more info: 845-256-9114
Edward Lundergan, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New York Festival of Song (Vocal solos and ensembles)
"Letters from Spain: A World of Song in Spanish Poetry"
The poetry of Spain has inspired composers from around the world, eliciting some of their most colorful and rhythmically alluring songs. This program tours Russia, Germany, France, America and Spain.
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: $40-$55; students $10.
For more info: 212-501-3330
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, April 30, 2015, 1:15 PM       (Manhattan)   
Artemis Baroque (Voice, flute and harpsichord)
"Works for Flutes and Voice"
Exploring the similarities of voice and flute: in both timbre, expression, and performance pracitice, especially within the baroque era.
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Avenue at 51st Street
Admission: Free
For more info: www.midtownconcerts.org
Melissa Baker and Sandy Miller, flutes; Melissa Attebury, voice; Janet Yieh, harpsichord.
Presented by Gotham Early Music Scene.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 2, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Westchester)   
Westchester Choral Society (Choir)
A musical tribute, from enduring Broadway hits to endearing Beatles classics, followed by reception and silent auction. rvington High School, 40 North Broadway (Route 9), Irvington, NY
Admission: $25; students $10.
For more info: 914-761-3900 x103
Frank Nemhauser, music director.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Cecilia Chorus of New York (Chorus with orchestra)
Beethoven: Mass in C Major
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Beethoven: Finale to Fidelio
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Admission: $25-$85
For more info: 646-638-2535 or 212-247-7800
Mark Shapiro, conductor and music director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 3, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Saint Andrew Chorale & New York City Children's Chorus (Choir)
"Randall Thompson & Aaron Copland"
To close its 50th season, the Saint Andrew Chorale will be joined by the Concert Choir and In Harmony ensembles of the New York City Children's Chorus in performances of works by American composers. Featured are Randall Thompson's The Peaceable Kingdom, Aaron Copland's Old American Songs and The Promise of Living, plus works by Howard Hanson, Morten Lauridsen, and rousing arrangements of African-American spirituals.
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Avenue (at East 73rd Street)
Admission: $25; students/62+ $20; children 12 and under free.
For more info: 212-288-8920
Andrew Henderson and Mary Huff, conductors.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 3, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Saint Vincent Ferrer Chorale (Choir and organ)
"Concert In Honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary"
Bach: Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243
Works by Schubert and Sumsion
Saint Vincent Ferrer Church, 869 Lexington Avenue (at 66th Street)
Admission: Suggested donation $15; seniors / students $10.
For more info: 212-744-2080
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 3, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Choir of Corpus Christi Church (Choir)
"A Spanish Pange Lingua: Sacred Music of Victoria" Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121st Street
Admission: $32.50-$45
For more info: 212-666-9266
Louise Basbas, director.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Oratorio Society of New York (Choir and orchestra)
Orff: Carmina Burana
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Admission: $25-$90
For more info: 212-400-7255
Kent Tritle, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Choir and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola (Choir and orchestra)
Bach: Mass in B Minor Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue (at 84th Street)
Admission: $25-$80
For more info: 212-288-3588
K. Scott Warren, conductor. Elisa Singer, soprano; Kate Maroney, mezzo-soprano; Heather Petrie, contralto; John Tiranno, tenor; Timothy Krol, baritone; Enrico Lagasca, bass.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Queens)   
Queens College Vocal Ensemble (Vocal ensemble)
"Spring Concert"
A variety of works, including premieres of pieces composed for the Vocal Ensemble by QC composition students; Renaissance and modern works.
LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY
Admission: Free
For more info: 718-997-3818
James John, conductor. Todd Wachsman, student conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, May 7, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Choir of Saint Luke in the Fields (Choir)
Lassus: Missa Congratulamini mihi and other works for the Easter season Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street
Admission: $35; students / seniors $25.
For more info: 212-414-9419
David Shuler, director.
Pre-concert lecture at 7 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 9, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
The Canticum Novum Singers (Choir and organ)
"The Unknown Region"
Selections include Brahms's Schicksalslied, "The Road Not Taken" (from Frostiana) by Randall Thompson, It's the Same Train by David Lang, Vaughan Williams's Toward the Unknown Region, Carols of Death by William Schuman, Angels by Jonathan Harvey and choruses from Nixon in China by John Adams.
St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Avenue (at 87th Street)
Admission: $25; students / seniors $20. Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com.
For more info: 800-838-3006
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 9, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cantori New York (Chamber choir)
The world premiere of Pedro Páramo, a piece commissioned from Colombian-American composer Alba Potes Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street
Admission: $25; seniors $15; students/children $5.
For more info: 212-439-4758
Mark Shapiro, artistic director.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, May 15, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Down Town Glee Club (Male choir)
"Spring Concert" Saint Peter's Church, East 54th Street and Lexington Avenue
Admission: Suggested donation $20; seniors / veterans / students $15.
For more info: 516-248-7549 or osterbergg@aol.com
Joseph Martin, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 16, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Brooklyn)   
The Dessoff Choirs (Choir)
Rossini: Petite messe solennelle Immanuel Lutheran Church, 122 East 88th Street (at Lexington Avenue)
Admission: Preferred $35; general $25; students / seniors $15; 12 and under free.
For more info: 212-831-8224
Christopher Shepard, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cantori New York (Chamber choir)
The world premiere of Pedro Páramo, a piece commissioned from Colombian-American composer Alba Potes Church of the Holy Trinity, 213 West 82nd Street
Admission: $25; seniors $15; students/children $5.
For more info: 212-439-4758
Mark Shapiro, artistic director.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Queens)   
Queens College Choral Society, Choir, Women's Choir and Orchestra (Choir with orchestra)
"74th Annual Spring Concert"
Fauré: Requiem
Poulenc: Gloria
Colden Auditorium at Kupferberg Center, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY
Admission: $20; $5 with student ID. Tickets at kupferbergcenter.org.
For more info: 718-997-3818
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Polyhymnia (Vocal ensemble)
"Psalmen Davids"
Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672) German polychoral psalm settings with period instruments.
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 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 17, 2015, 4:00 PM       (Upstate NY)   
Kairos: A Consort of Singers (Vocal ensemble with instrumental ensemble)
"Bach Cantata Series"
Bach: Cantata No. 101, Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott, performed within the context of an evensong service
Holy Cross Monastery, Route 9W (1615 Broadway), West Park, NY
Admission: $10 suggested donation
For more info: 845-256-9114
Edward Lundergan, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Monday, May 18, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Amor Artis (Choir and orchestra)
"Chiaroscuro"
Songs of Savonarola by Dallapiccola, Josquin, di Lasso, Clemens Non Papa and others.
St. Michael's Church, 225 West 99th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue)
Admission: $35; seniors / students $25.
For more info: info@amorartis.org
Ryan James Brandau, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, May 21, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Voices of Ascension (Choir)
"The Voices of Ascension Renaissance Concert"
Our favorite pieces from 25 years of Renaissance concerts. Works by Byrd, Josquin, Lassus, Palestrina, Tallis, Victoria and many, many others.
Church of the Ascension, Fifth Avenue at Tenth Street
Admission: $10-$75
For more info: 212-358-7060
Dennis Keene, artistic director and conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, May 22, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Chuck Nation Bluegrass Band (Choir and instrumental ensemble)
"A High, Lonesome Bluegrass Mass"
Come Away to the Skies: A High, Lonesome Mass is a choral setting of the traditional Mass, using early American hymn tunes and bluegrass instruments.
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-247-7800
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 24, 2015, 8:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International (Choir and orchestra)
Verdi: Requiem Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-247-7800
Download this event to your calendar Monday, May 25, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International (Orchestra and choir)
"Life and Remembrance"
Mark Hayes: Requiem
Pepper Choplin: Our Father: A Journey Through The Lord's Prayer (world premiere)
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-721-6500
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, May 28, 2015, 1:15 PM       (Manhattan)   
White Sparrow (Voice and lute)
"How Should I Your True Love Know?"
Ballads and songs from William Shakespeare’s plays.
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Avenue at 51st Street
Admission: Free
For more info: www.midtownconcerts.org
Debi Wong, voice; Solmund Nystabakk, lute.
Presented by Gotham Early Music Scene.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
New Amsterdam Singers (Choir)
"Poems, Letters and Premieres"
Works by Leonard Bernstein, Michael Dellaira, Cecil Effinger, Paul Hindemith, Ben Moore, Francis Poulenc and Eric Whitacre.
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, 552 West End Avenue (at 87th Street)
Admission: In advance $20; at the door $25.
For more info: 914-712-8708
Clara Longstreth, music director.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, May 29, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Renee Heitmann (Soprano)
TBMS voice faculty member Renee Heitmann performs in concert. Heitmann compares different settings of Mignon text/lieder in this lecture recital. Turtle Bay Music School, 244 East 52nd Street (between Second and Third Avenues)
Admission: Free
For more info: 212-753-8811
Reception to follow.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, May 29, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Pro Arte Chorale (Choir and orchestra)
Orff: Carmina Burana West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe Street, Ridgewood, NJ
Admission: $35/$30
For more info: 201-497-8400
David Wroe, conductor. With the New Jersey Festival Orchestra.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8:00 PM       (New Jersey)   
Ars Musica Chorale (Choir and orchestra)
"Mozart's Splendid Finale"
An exploration in music and letters of Mozart's final year of life, culminating in his beautiful Requiem.
West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe Street, Ridgewood, NJ
Admission: $20 in advance; $25 at the door; children 12 and under free.
For more info: 551-226-9305
Dusty Francis, music director and conductor. Pre-concert talk at 7 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 31, 2015, 3:00 PM       (Brooklyn)   
Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble (Chamber choir)
"Rise Up, My Love: Choral Settings of the Song of Songs"
Music spanning five centuries inspired by the abiding, passionate love expressed in these timeless biblical texts. Featuring the winner(s) of Cerddorion's Third Annual Emerging Composers Competition.
St. Paul's Church, 199 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY
Admission: $20; students / seniors $10.
For more info: info@cerddorion.org
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, May 31, 2015, 4:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus (Choir)
"From Paris to Peretz: A Musical Tour"
Music about places where the Jewish people have lived.
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street)
Admission: Call
For more info: Information@TheJPPC.org
Binyumen Schaechter, conductor. Joel Caplan, Di Shekhter-tekhter, soloists.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble (Chamber choir)
"Rise Up, My Love: Choral Settings of the Song of Songs"
Music spanning five centuries inspired by the abiding, passionate love expressed in these timeless biblical texts. Featuring the winner(s) of Cerddorion's Third Annual Emerging Composers Competition.
St. Ignatius of Antioch, 552 West End Avenue (at 87th Street)
Admission: $20; students / seniors $10.
For more info: info@cerddorion.org
James John, conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, June 4, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective (Choir)
"10 -- Celebrating 10 Years of C4"
All works on this concert resonate with some theme C4 has presented in the last decade. Featured works include Einojuhani Rautavaara's Die Erste Elegie and Alex Hills's Flatland, along with premieres of substantial new works by C4 composers Karen Siegel (to texts of Lydia Davis) and Martha Sullivan (to poems of Walt Whitman). Further existing works include pieces by C4's Colin Britt, as well as Toshio Hosokawa, James Lark, Meredith Monk and Judith Weir. World Premieres on this program include works by C4 composers Daniel Andor-Ardó, Mario Gullo, Brian Mountford, and Fahad Siadat.
Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street (at Grove Street)
Admission: $15 in advance; $25 day of event. Ten $4 rush admissions 30 minutes advance at the door.
For more info: 516-586-3433
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, June 6, 2015, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Choral Society (Choir)
"Apocalypse Now"
Featuring Randall Thompson's Peaceable Kingdom and works about the end times, both scary and comforting, by Stanford, Takach, Takemitsu, Walker and Vaughan Williams. Also, a piece by the winner of the 18th annual High School Student Composition Contest.
Grace Episcopal Church, Madison, NJ
Admission: $30; students and seniors $25; discount on advance purchases.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, June 6, 2015, 8:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective (Choir)
"10 -- Celebrating 10 Years of C4"
All works on this concert resonate with some theme C4 has presented in the last decade. Featured works include Einojuhani Rautavaara's Die Erste Elegie and Alex Hills's Flatland, along with premieres of substantial new works by C4 composers Karen Siegel (to texts of Lydia Davis) and Martha Sullivan (to poems of Walt Whitman). Further existing works include pieces by C4's Colin Britt, as well as Toshio Hosokawa, James Lark, Meredith Monk and Judith Weir. World Premieres on this program include works by C4 composers Daniel Andor-Ardó, Mario Gullo, Brian Mountford, and Fahad Siadat.
Engelman Hall, Baruch College, East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues
Admission: $15 in advance; $25 day of event. Ten $4 rush admissions 30 minutes advance at the door.
For more info: 516-586-3433
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, June 6, 2015, 8:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
Metropolitan Greek Chorale (Choir)
"Odyssey"
A 50-year journey of extraordinary Greek music.
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street
Admission: Call
For more info: info@metgreekchorale.org
Marina Alexander, musical director.
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, June 7, 2015, 2:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International (Choir and orchestra)
"Requiem à Deux"
Fauré: Requiem
Duruflé: Requiem
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-247-7800
Download this event to your calendar Sunday, June 7, 2015, 7:30 PM       (New Jersey)   
Harmonium Choral Society (Choir)
"Apocalypse Now"
Featuring Randall Thompson's Peaceable Kingdom and works about the end times, both scary and comforting, by Stanford, Takach, Takemitsu, Walker and Vaughan Williams. Also, a piece by the winner of the 18th annual High School Student Composition Contest.
Grace Episcopal Church, Madison, NJ
Admission: $30; students and seniors $25; discount on advance purchases.
For more info: 973-538-6969
Anne Matlack, director.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 7:30 PM       (Connecticut)   
Connecticut Master Chorale (Open sing)
"Summer Sing"
Handel: Messiah
Open to all area singers. To register, please e-mail info@cmchorale.org and include your voice part. If you own a G. Schirmer score, please bring it with you. Some scores will be available. If you need a score, please include that in your response.
South Britain Congregational Church, Route 172, Southbury, CT
Admission: $5 for singers and non-singers.
For more info: 203-775-2602
Conductor: Tina Johns Heidrich.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, June 13, 2015, 7:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
St. George's Choral Society (Choir with orchestra)
"Summer Choral Festival"
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Poulenc: Gloria
Church of the Incarnation, 209 Madison Avenue (at East 35th Street)
Admission: $25
For more info: www.stgeorgeschoralsociety.org/contact.html
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Sunday, June 14, 2015, 2:00 PM       (Manhattan)   
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International (Treble choir)
"Song/Play: Music for Treble and Youth Voices"
A family-friendly afternoon of music, entertainment, singing and fun! MacArthur Genius Fellow and Founder/Conductor of the Young People's Chorus of NYC Francisco Núñez leads the young, talented and energetic Distinguished Concerts Singers International in a culturally-minded and engaging program of original Latin-inspired music. The Central Oregon Youth Orchestra, a nationally recognized ensemble shares the stage with the Vancouver Orchestra Club in an equally entertaining program.
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue
Admission: $20-$100
For more info: 212-247-7800