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Great Choir: A Choral Concert Series
Duruflé Requiem and Rachmaninoff Vespers 2019
The Oratorio Society of New York | Kent Tritle, conductor
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:30PM
The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave. at 112th St
The Oratorio Society of New York, conducted by Kent Tritle, joins the Cathedral for a performance of works by Rachmaninoff and Duruflé.
Kirsten Sollek, contralto
John Riesen, tenor
David Pike, baritone
David Briggs, organ
Arthur Fiacco, cello
All-Night Vigil (excerpts)
Kent Tritle conducts the Oratorio Society of New York chorus and soloists in Sergei Rachmaninoff’s a cappella Vespers (mvts. 1-6), and Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem. Tenor John Riesen and contralto Kirsten Sollek are the featured soloists in the Rachmaninoff Vespers. Ms. Sollek and baritone David Pike are joined by Arthur Fiacco, Jr. (cello) and David Briggs (organ) in this intimate performance of Duruflé’s Requiem.This concert is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.