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The Cathedral of St. John the Divine Announces Eleventh Season of Great Music in a Gr Photo The Cathedral of St. John the Divine Announces Eleventh Season of Great Music in a Great Space
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), will present the eleventh season of Great Music in a Great Space under the direction of Kent Tritle, Director of Cathedral Music and Organist.

Conductor And Organist Kent Tritle's Full 2021-22 Season Of Events Announced Photo Conductor And Organist Kent Tritle's Full 2021-22 Season Of Events Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

Kent Tritle's 2021-22 season schedule features a full slate of events: he leads five concerts at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine with the Cathedral Choir, four with Oratorio Society of New York, four with Musica Sacra, and three with groups at the Manhattan School of Music.

ORGAN STOPS, Featuring The Opera Philadelphia Chorus, Celebrates Philadelphia's Histo Photo ORGAN STOPS, Featuring The Opera Philadelphia Chorus, Celebrates Philadelphia's Historic Pipe Organs Through Song
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021

For many years, the Opera Philadelphia Chorus has participated in Organ Day, an annual event sponsored by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists in celebration of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ in Verizon Hall.

The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Presents TUESDAYS AT 6: RAYMOND NAGEM Photo The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Presents TUESDAYS AT 6: RAYMOND NAGEM
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2021

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine continues its ongoing series of online music recitals, Tuesdays at 6, streamed via the Cathedral's Facebook page and YouTube channel. ==

Trinity Announces July Webcasts In Free 'Comfort At One' Series Photo Trinity Announces July Webcasts In Free 'Comfort At One' Series
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020

Trinity has managed to bring solace to the world at large, drawing on its high-quality recording and film technology to launch a new, free, concert streaming series titled 'Comfort at One.'

Trinity Church Wall Street Presents 'Total Embrace: Bernstein at 100,' and More Photo Trinity Church Wall Street Presents 'Total Embrace: Bernstein at 100,' and More
by Julie Musbach - Jan 30, 2018

This spring, Trinity Church Wall Street's “indispensable and unmissable” (New York Times) array of free, ambitious musical offerings, many of which are professionally filmed, streamed live and available on-demand, turns to a celebration of the centennial of iconic New York composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein.

The Dessoff Choirs Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs today announced its 2017-18 season.

The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 31, 2016

 Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs, with soloists and orchestra, opens its 92nd season at Alice Tully Hall. For one night only, Dessoff presents We Remember including Mozart's Requiem and contemporary choral works reflecting on the lives of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and paying tribute to composer Steven Stucky, a champion of new music.

Dessoff Choir Kicks Off 92nd Season With Malcolm J. Merriweather As New Musical Director
by Molly Tracy - Oct 11, 2016

Hailed as 'one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its 'full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),' The Dessoff Choirs, with soloists and orchestra, opens its 92nd season at Alice Tully Hall. For one night only, Dessoff presents We Remember including Mozart's Requiem and contemporary choral works reflecting on the lives of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and paying tribute to composer Steven Stucky, a champion of new music.

Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season at Alice Tully Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2016

Hailed as "one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its "full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times)," The Dessoff Choirs, with soloists and orchestra, opens its 92nd season at Alice Tully Hall. For one night only, Dessoff presents We Remember including Mozart's Requiem and contemporary choral works reflecting on the lives of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and paying tribute to composer Steven Stucky, a champion of new music.

The Dessoff Choirs Names New Music Director
by Tyler Peterson - May 24, 2016

The Dessoff Choirs today announces its appointment of Malcolm J. Merriweather as its ninth music director.

C4 Presents 'VOCAL - C4 HONORS ITS FOUNDATIONS' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective will present Vocal - C4 Honors Its Foundations: Music for Voices Alone, the first concerts of its Cornerstones 2015-16 New York season tonight, November 19 at 8:00 PM at Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues) in Manhattan and Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 PM at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street (south of Christopher Street), also in Manhattan.

C4 to Present 'VOCAL - C4 HONORS ITS FOUNDATIONS' This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective will present Vocal - C4 Honors Its Foundations: Music for Voices Alone, the first concerts of its Cornerstones 2015-16 New York season on Thursday, November 19 at 8:00 PM at Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues) in Manhattan and Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 PM at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street (south of Christopher Street), also in Manhattan.

Children's E-Book 'Gravy and the Boattrain' is Released
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 13, 2014

Imagitale Studios hopes kids will love science through characters introduced in the new children's e-book Gravy and the Boattrain by David Hurd. The e-book tells the story of Gravy Boone, a teenage inventor living in Sawville, Indiana and he is crazy about science. His rural lab named the Barnatory is a haven for his scientific creations. With the help of his best friend Nathan, they build the Boattrain, Gravy's most awesome creation yet. The Boattrain is an all-terrain vehicle that takes Gravy on a wild adventure as he prepares to display it at the Marion County Science Fair. The Boattrain is sure to take top prize at the fair and turn Gravy into a scientific rock star. The only thing standing in his way is nemesis Melvin Snurley who taunts him mercilessly in the weeks leading up to the fair. The rivalry tests Gravy's intellect, creativity, and most importantly, his friendship with Nathan. Gravy must overcome his insecurities and frustrations if he plans to win top prize at the science fair and triumph over Melvin. It is an exciting adventure written across eighty-five illustrated pages that will make kids go wild for science.

Photo Flash: Record-Breaking Number of Christmas Trees Recycled at MulchFest 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

This weekend, New Yorkers brought their Christmas trees to over 80 locations across the city for the 18th annual MulchFest. NYC Parks, partnering with the Department of Sanitation, GreeNYC, and numerous community organizations, provides New Yorkers with the opportunity to mulch their Christmas trees into wood chips that will be used to nourish parks and gardens throughout the city. Participants were also invited to take a free bag of mulch home. This year's MulchFest recycled a record-breaking 30,109 trees. Scroll down for photos!

Author Judith Lovell Reveals PAPA'S LETTERS
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 12, 2013

This June marked the eighth anniversary of National Caribbean American Heritage Month, a time for America to remember that Caribbean immigrants helped shape the United States. One of these immigrants, David Hurd, recorded his experiences through multiple handwritten letters to his long-distance pen pal love. These letters have been collected by his granddaughter, Judith C. Lovell, in the new book, Papa's Letters: Love via First Class Male.

Photo Coverage: Broadway Green Alliance E-Waste Collection
by Brian Estrada - Dec 17, 2009

'Tis the season of buying new and replacing old electronics, and to commemorate its one year anniversary, the Broadway Green Alliance hosted an industry-wide electronic waste (e-waste) collection for actors, stage crew, producers, general managers and theaters from across the Great White Way, sponsored by WeRecycle! on Wednesday, December 16.