Arvo Pärt’s Passio
A Concert for Peace and Healing
a Co-Production of The Cathedral of St. John The Divine and The Experiential Orchestra in partnership with LPR Presents

A choral prelude will be presented at 7pm by Artefact Ensemble.

Enrico Lagasca, Jesus
Haitham Haidar, Pilate

With Evangelist Quartet
Elijah McCormick, soprano
Kate Maroney, alto
Oliver Mercer, tenor
Charles Wesley Evans, bass

Featuring soloists from Experiential Orchestra and Artefact Ensemble

Passio conducted by James Blachly, Experiential Orchestra Music Director
Choral Prelude conducted by Benedict Sheehan, Artefact Ensemble Artistic Director
Concept developed by Pauline Kim Harris, Experiential Orchestra Director of Artistic Planning

Grammy-Winning Experiential Orchestra and collaborators Artefact Ensemble bring their acclaimed interpretation of the music of Arvo Pärt to New York for the first time since their two sold-out concerts of the music of Arvo Pärt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2021.

At 7pm, a choral prelude of Orthodox Chant settings by Artefact Ensemble Artistic Director Benedict Sheehan allows the audience to experience Arvo Pärt's religious and musical world.

This concert will be performed as an offering for peace and healing in the world.