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  1. Apr
    27
    Mon
    1. Fauré: “Requiem” & Haydn: “Lord Nelson Mass” @ Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Delight in an evening of Classic Masterworks when Manhattan Concert Productions presents the Fauré Requiem and Haydn Lord Nelson Mass this spring at one of the greatest halls in the world, Carnegie Hall.

       

      From its ominous “Intro” and “Kyrie” to the delicate and famous soprano aria Pie Jesu, Fauré’s exquisite Requiem is the best known of his large works and a staple of choral-orchestral repertoire; This impressive work will be led by Maestro Jeffrey Benson.

       

      The concert will also feature Haydn’s riveting Lord Nelson Mass (Missa in Angustiis or “Mass for troubled times”), under the baton of Maestro Thomas BookhoutLord Nelson Mass has been hailed as Haydn’s overall greatest masterpiece. From its terrifying opening movement of confusion to its overall joyful transformation, the mood drastically shifts between movements, ending with a beautiful and peaceful setting of “Agnus Dei”.

       

      The Masterworks Festival Chorus, esteemed soloists, and the full forces of the all-professional New York City Chamber Orchestra, will perform both of these impressive masterworks.

       

      Don’t miss this exciting evening of Classic Masterworks at world-renowned Carnegie Hall!

  2. May
    10
    Sun
    1. Vivaldi: “Gloria” @ Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      This concert is dedicated to the memory of esteemed Conductor Cheryl West.

       

      Bask in Vivaldi’s popular choral masterpiece Gloria this May at legendary Carnegie Hall, featuring the Masterworks Festival Chorus, prominent soloists, and the full forces of the professional New York City Chamber Orchestra, all led by Maestro Tim Sharp.

       

      Vivaldi’s Gloria has enjoyed well-founded popularity throughout the years and has been featured on numerous recordings and films. Its sheer exuberance and unique style ranks it amongst listeners’ top favorites.

       

      Guest conductor Tim Sharp is Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association, the world’s largest association of choral conductors, students, scholars, composers, and choral industry representatives. An active conductor, critics have characterized his performances as having “stunning power” and “great passion and precision”.

       

      The concert will also feature the National Festival Chorus, led by esteemed guest conductor Henry Leck in a wonderful selection of choral pieces including works by some of the most prominent choral composers. As well as, a featured performance by the Bob Jones University Freshman Choir, led by conductor Dr. Eliezer Yanson.

       

      Don’t miss Vivaldi’s exuberant Gloria and a wonderful performance from the National Festival Chorus at legendary Carnegie Hall!

       

      Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, March 10 at 11:00am.

  3. May
    24
    Sun
    1. Rutter: “Gloria” @ Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      Manhattan Concert Productions presents John Rutter’s magnificent cantata Gloria. A much-performed favorite by Britain’s beloved composer, Rutter’s extended work Gloria has become highly established in the choral repertoire. This evening this impressive work will be performed by the Masterworks Festival Chorus, professional orchestra and soloists at renowned Orchestra Hall, all under conductor Edith Copley.

       

      Manhattan Concert Productions welcomes singers from across the United States in a fantastic array of choral classics, all under the baton of well sought after and respected guest conductor and American composer Jo-Michael Scheibe.

       

      Don’t miss Rutter’s Gloria and the National Festival Chorus at renowned Orchestra Hall, Symphony Orchestra, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

       

      To learn more about participating on this concert, please email info@mcp.us or call (877) or (212) 279-1147.

  4. Jun
    15
    Mon
    1. The National Children’s Festival Chorus featuring Cantabile Youth Singers & Jia Jia Versatile Star Troupe @ Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Manhattan Concert Productions presents the esteemed Cantabile Youth Singers, Jia Jia Versatile Star Troupe and the National Festival Chorus for an afternoon of choral favorites at world-renowned Carnegie Hall

       

      Cantabile Youth Singers will open the concert, led by Artistic Director and Conductor Elena Sharkova. Elena Sharkova is one of the busiest festival and honor choir conductors in North America. Elena has conducted professional, university, youth and community choirs and orchestras in 17 countries across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. In the US, Ms. Sharkova appeared as guest conductor at several prestigious venues such as New York City’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Chicago Orchestra Hall, San Francisco’s Davies Hall, Washington DC Kennedy Center and Segestrom Concert Hall in Orange County. With Cantabile, Elena’s other recent projects have been with Kronos Quartet, Symphony Silicon Valley, Stanford Symphony, Ballet San Jose, visual artist Nene Humphrey, and actor Ryan Gossling’s rock play “Deadman’s Bones, among others.

       

      The concert will also feature the National Children’s Festival Chorus with guest conductor Elena Sharkova, as well as an exciting performance from Jia Jia Versatile Star Troupe, led by guest conductor Danxia Ni. Both highly sought after conductors bring a wealth of choral expertise to this fantastic choral concert.

       

      Don’t miss a fabulous afternoon of choral music at legendary Carnegie Hall!

       

    2. Handel: Selections from “Messiah” @ Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Manhattan Concert Productions presents selections from Handel’s beloved Messiah at world-renowned Carnegie Hall.  Featuring the Masterworks Festival Chorus and New York City Chamber Orchestra, all under the baton of renowned guest conductor Patrick Dupré Quigley.

       

      Guest conductor Patrick Dupré Quigley is at the vanguard of a new generation of young Baroque and Classical-era specialists. The founder and artistic director of Seraphic Fire and the Firebird Chamber Orchestra and nominated for two 2012 Grammy® Awards, he has been described by the Chicago Sun-Times as “clearly a brilliant and inspirational figure.”

       

      The concert will also feature the National Festival Chorus with guest conductor Craig Arnold performing a wonderful collection of choral works.

       

      Don’t miss Handel’s acclaimed oratorio Messiah and a wonderful performance from the National Festival Chorus at legendary Carnegie Hall!

       

      To learn more about participating on this concert, please email info@mcp.us or call (877) or (212) 279-1147.

  5. Jun
    20
    Sat
    1. Mozart: “Requiem” @ Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Witness Mozart’s breathtaking Requiem at the historic surrounds of Carnegie Hall.  Featuring the Masterworks Festival Chorus and prominent soloists, with the all-professional New York City Chamber Orchestra, led by distinguished guest conductor Joe Miller.

       

      Mozart’s famously unfinished final masterpiece, Requiem, continues to have a powerful impact with listeners for its tremendous swells and energetic musical phrases. Despite the controversy surrounding its surviving fragments and completion after Mozart’s death in 1791, Requiem continues to remain a staple in the classical repertoire.

       

      Nationally recognized guest conductor Emily Ellsworth will also lead the National Children’s Festival Chorus to present a selection handpicked children’s choir masterpieces.

       

      The concert will also feature a performance by McCallum High School Orchestra.

       

      MCP welcomes you to legendary Carnegie Hall for these memorable choral performances!

       

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