Great Music in a Great Space
Kent Tritle, Director of Cathedral Music
Welcome to Great Music in a Great Space, presenting exceptional choral and organ music in the majestic expanse of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, one of New York City’s landmark treasures. The Cathedral Choirs, Cathedral Orchestra and Great Organ are among the best the city has to offer, and our upcoming season is packed with programs you won’t want to miss.
Subscribe and enjoy a broad spectrum of great music, from the monumental Mass in B Minor of J.S. Bach in October to the exquisite consolation of Fauré’s Requiem in March, a “world music” concert exploring the Holy Land, and an organ concert featuring a brilliant transcription of Mahler’s Symphony No.2. Subscribe to our Great Choir: A Choral Concert Series or our evening Great Organ: Great Artists recital series and be qualified to order single tickets for our annual Christmas Concert and New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace. Please consider becoming a Friend of Music. Our Friends make the growth and development of this series possible.
Click links below to learn about and purchase tickets to each series. If you would like to become a friend of music, visit the "Friends of Music" page below.
Great Choir: A Choral Concert Series
The Great Organ: It's Sunday
The Great Organ: Great Artists
Friends of Music
Kent Tritle is one of America’s leading choral conductors. Called “the brightest star in
New York’s choral music world” by The New York Times, Tritle is in his second season as
Director of Cathedral Music and organist at New York’s Cathedral Church of Saint John the
Divine. The 2012–2013 season marks his eighth season as Music Director of the Oratorio Society of New York and sixth season as Music Director of Musica Sacra. He is Director of Choral Activities at the Manhattan School of Music and a member of the graduate faculty of The Juilliard School. An acclaimed organ virtuoso, he is also the organist of the New York Philharmonic. He is also the host of “The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle,” a weekly hour-long radio program on New York’s Classical 105.9 WQXR and www.wqxr.org. In 1989, when he became Director of Music Ministries at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Kent Tritle founded the Sacred Music in a Sacred Space concert series, and over 22 years made it an acclaimed part of the New York concert scene.