Young People's Chorus of New York City to Perform at Church of the Holy Trinity, 5/17
The Young People's Chorus of New York City and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez continue their Transmusica series of concerts of cross-cultural music designed to build bridges to other world cultures in a free concert on Saturday, May 17 at 7 p.m., at the Church of the Holy Trinity 316 East 88th St. on New York City's Upper East Side. In a program that circles the world with a rich array of musical flavors, YPC, conducted by Elizabeth Núñez and Sheldon Ogbourne, will be joined by three award-winning choruses-the Octopipers, F2B, and Cantabile-from the Kingswood Oxford School from West Hartford, Connecticut, conducted by Marcos Carreras.
The multicultural program sung by YPC and the Kingswood Oxford Choruses intermingles voices and world cultures and takes listeners on a musical journey from Russia to the Torres Strait Islands and continuing across the Pacific to the woodlands of the USA and onto Greece, Israel, and Serbia. They will make stops in between for world premieres of Quatro Colores by Jim Papoulis in Spanish, English, and Yiddish and Bobobo by Douglas J. Cuomo, based on a traditional folk song from Ghana.