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Ashley Jackson, harp
Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor
Ilinca Kiss, speaker

An excursion to seldom-visited musical landscapes: the U.S. premiere of Dutch composer Daan Manneke’s luminous multi-part Psalmenrequiem for chorus with harp, and Baroque motets by Catalan composer Francisco Valls, with harp continuo. Plus Choruses from The Lark by Leonard Bernstein.

Saturday, May 19th, 8:00 p.m.
Church of St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street

Sunday, May 20th, 5:00 p.m.
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Church
552 West End Avenue



We are proud to announce that Cantori New York and Artistic Director Mark Shapiro have been named recipients of the 2018 Chorus America/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award. The distinction “recognizes member choruses that demonstrate a commitment to fostering and promoting new music,” especially music from the last 25 years, new commissions, and premieres. The panel of anonymous choral composers that chooses recipients considers the “variety and creativity” of member choruses’ most recent seasons. In the 2016-2017 season Cantori New York was honored to present the world premieres of two new works: Dariusz Przybylski’s Tyger Tyger, and Alice Ping Yee Ho’s The Depth of this Quiet. The season also included James Primosch’s Mass for the Day of St. Thomas Didymus, a New York premiere. Cantori is one of three choirs receiving the honor this year, marking the fourth time it has received the Adventurous Programming Award in the last quarter-century. More information can be found at the Chorus America website.

Press Release

2017 - 2018 Season at a glance

Voices from the Shadows

Cantori New York gives voice to the oft-forgotten: unheard in three works: Thierry Machuel's Paroles contre l'oubli; Jacob Avshalomov's Tom O'Bedlam; and the Brahms motet Ich aber bin Elend.

November 11th & 12th, 2017

A Cantori Holiday

Our annual celebration of the holiday season, with traditional carols, new arrangements and plenty of winter cheer.

December 16th & December 17th, 2017

Chimes by Valery Gavrilin

Cantori New York explores the Russian soul in this full-length cantata. Gavrilin's choral masterpiece is frequently performed in Russia, and we are delighted to be among the few to present it outside its homeland. 

April 7th & 8th, 2018


An excursion to seldom-visited musical landscapes: motets by Francisco Valls, the Choruses from The Lark by Leonard Bernstein, and Psalmenrequiem by Daan Manneke.

May 19th & 20th, 2018