Byrd, Whitacre & Tavener
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Divine—Great Choir
Kent Tritle, conductor
Arthur Fiacco, cello
BYRD Mass for 5 Voices
WHITACRE i thank You God
TAVENER The Lamb
PAULUS Pilgrims’ Hymn
GILBERTSON World Premiere
Byrd’s Mass for 5 Voices frames this a cappella concert, which will sound otherworldly in the Cathedral. We’ll also present a new work by 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist Michael Gilbertson and poet Kai Hoffman-Krull. Choral works by Eric Whitacre, Stephen Paulus and Sir John Tavener complete an evening of soothing and uplifting music.
Pre-Concert Recital by the Newark Boys Chorus at 7:00 PM.