Fri, Mar 10|
St. Monica Church
Kent Tritle Organ Concert
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. Called “a superb organist” by The New York Times, Kent Tritle performs regularly across the United States and in Europe, and is the organist of the New York Philharmonic. He is also Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
Time & Location
Mar 10, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
St. Monica Church, 413 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075, USA
About the event
This concert will have VIP tickets for $50. This will give VIP ticket holders a wine & cheese social before the concert at 6 PM. VIP ticket holders will also have priority seating in the choir loft to watch our guest artist - Kent Tritle perform up close. Limited number of seats avaiable.
There are general seating tickets on sale for $20. They can be purchased directy here on this site. Ticketd can also be purchased at our Parish Center - 406 East 80th Street during business hours. Further, tickets will on sale [$20] at the door on the night of the concert.
Doors open at 6:30 PM
About our guest artist - Kent Tritle
Called “a superb organist” by The New York Times, Kent Tritle performs regularly across the United States and in Europe, and is the organist of the New York Philharmonic. He is also Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, where he leads the Great Music in a Great Space series.
Kent performed Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony with the Philharmonic in 2018 conducted by Antonio Pappano and David Robertson, and in 2010 conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. He has recorded Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem, Britten’s War Requiem, and Henze’s Symphony No. 9 with the Philharmonic, all conducted by Kurt Masur, as well as the Grammy-nominated Sweeney Todd conducted by Andrew Litton. He is featured on the DVDs The Organistas and Creating the Stradivarius of Organs. Recordings include The Romantic Organ; Kent Tritle at St. Ignatius Loyola; Kevin Oldham’s Organ Symphony No. 1; Duruflé’s Suite for Organ, Op. 5; and a disc of works played on the Noack tracker organ at the Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow.
He has performed recitals at such historic venues as the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Zurich Tonhalle, and Church of St. Sulpice in Paris, King’s College (Cambridge), Westminster Abbey, and St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague.
Kent Tritle is one of America’s leading choral conductors. Called “the brightest star in New York's choral music world” by The New York Times, he is Music Director of the Oratorio Society of New York and of Musica Sacra in addition to his posts at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Kent founded Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, the acclaimed concert series at New York’s Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, in 1989, and led it for 22 years. www.kenttritle.com
Fantasy and Fugue in G Minor, BWV 542 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Récit de Tierce en taille Nicolas DeGrigny (1672-1703)
Partita on Detroit (1992) David Hurd (b.1950)
Tryptich for Organ (2000) Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)
Still Be My Vision (movement II)
Sonata I in F minor, Opus 65 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Allegro moderato e serioso
Allegro assai vivace
Pastorale, Op.19 César Franck (1822-1890)
Chorale No.3 in A Minor César Franck (1822-1890)
Pre-Concert reception (wine and cheese), choir loft seating
General Seating Admission