Canticum Novum Singers & Members of New York Virtuoso Singers Partner for World Premiere

The Canticum Novum Singers and members of The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director will join together for the World Premiere of Roberto Sierra's Missa Latina in its two piano, five percussionist and soloists arrangement by the composer, on Sunday, May 15 - 3:00 PM at The Kaye Playhouse @ Hunter College, 68th St. and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. This is presented in conjunction with Centro: The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College CUNY.

Missa Latina was originally commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington DC. and was nominated in 2009 for a Grammy for best contemporary composition. The piece transforms the ancient texts of the Latin Mass into a lively and powerful setting, a moving plea for peace.

Soloists will be soprano Sharla Nafziger and baritone Daniel Teadt.

Tickets are $25 to $45, available at For more information, contact The Kaye Playhouse at 212-772-4448 or visit For MTA transportation information, visit

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