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The Canticum Novum Singers Announces 2016-2017 Season Performances
Through June 3, 2017

The Canticum Novum Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic
Director, has announced New York dates for their 2016-2017 concert
season. The choir will present concerts in New York City and
Westchester. Programs will be:

Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00 PM - International Day of Peace Concert
- Trinity Church Wall Street, 75 Wall Street in Manhattan

Celebrating the U.N.’s International Day of Peace, Canticum Novum, with
the New York Virtuoso Singers, will perform Pulitzer Prize-winner Ellen
Taafe Zwilich’s Memorial, which NYVS commissioned as a tribute to the
Sandy Hook victims, an a cappella piece called Peace by Mark Kilstoft,
with words by Gerard Manley Hopkins and The Peaceable Kingdom by Randall
Thompson, who was inspired by the painting of the same title by Edward
Hicks (1780-1849).

The concert will conclude with Requiem by Katherine Hoover for choir,
soloists, and chamber ensemble. Special guests will be The Canticum
Novum Youth Choir, Edie Rosenbaum, Director.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call
516-586-3433 or visit http://nyvirtuoso.org/season.html.

Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 PM - A Canticum Novum Christmas with James
Adams, Organ and The Canticum Novum Youth Choir, Edie Rosenbaum,
Director - St. Luke's Episcopal Church
68 Bedford Road in Katonah in Westchester

Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 PM and Sunday, December 18 at 3:00 PM – A
Canticum Novum Christmas with James Adams, Organ and The Canticum Novum
Youth Choir, Edie Rosenbaum, Director - St. Ignatius of Antioch Church,
87th Street between Broadway and West End Avenue in Manhattan

A program of Holiday choral music from across the centuries, plus
popular Christmas classics.

Tickets for the December 11 concert are $20, $10 for students and
seniors 65 and over, available at the door. For more information, call
914-763-3453 or visit http://www.canticumnovum.org/season.html.

Tickets for the December 17 concert are $25, $20 for students and
seniors 65 and over, available by calling 1-800-838-3006 or from
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2563736.

Tickets for the December 18 concert are $25, $20 for students and
seniors 65 and over, available by calling 1-800-838-3006 or from
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2564136.

May 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM and May 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM - The 6 Bach Motets
- St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 87th Street between Broadway and West
End Avenue in Manhattan

John Elliot Gardner has called the Bach Motets, “…the most perfect of
all his works. Through their extraordinary complexity and density they
make colossal demands of everyone who performs them, requiring stamina,
exceptional virtuosity and sensitivity to the abrupt changes of mood and
texture, as well as to the exact meaning of each word.”

Tickets for the May 13 concert are $25, $20 for students and seniors 65
and over, available by calling 1-800-838-3006 or from
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2564138.

Tickets for the May 21 concert are $25, $20 for students and seniors 65
and over, available by calling 1-800-838-3006 or from
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2564140.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM – ChoralFest USA - Symphony Space,
2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan

Canticum Novum will again participate in the third annual ChoralFest USA
- A Celebration of the Diversity of Choral Music in America, which was
created by its Artistic Director Harold Rosenbaum to present
performances of choral works written by American and non-American
composers, both past and present, in the spirit of Symphony Space’s
“Wall to Wall” events. More about this day-long, free event at
http://choralfestusa.org/.

To guarantee a seat, tickets can be purchased for $40 apiece at
http://www.symphonyspace.org/home.

Canticum Novum Singers concerts are ADA accessible. For MTA
transportation information, visit
http://tripplanner.mta.info/MyTrip/ui_web/customplanner/TripPlanner.aspx.

Called “an elite chorus” by the New York Times, The Canticum Novum
Singers is now in its 42nd season under the direction of its founder,
Harold Rosenbaum. The choir has achieved both national and international
recognition for its stylistic versatility, vocal blend, and expressive
range. The ensemble has presented dozens of world, American, and New
York premieres by composers ranging from Handel, J.C. Bach, Fauré, and
Bruckner, to Harbison, Berio, Schnittke, Rorem, Schickele and George
Benjamin. Visit them at http://www.canticumnovum.org.

 





 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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