The New York
Harold Rosenbaum, Founder and Conductor
25th Anniversary Celebration
Pre-concert discussion with the composers at 2:15 pm
Featuring The Canticum Novum Youth Choir
Edie Rosenbaum, Director
Special guest: Brent Funderburk, piano
Read a New York Times review of their Oct 21 concert at Merkin.
The New York Virtuoso Singers return to Merkin Concert Hall, where they presented their first concert in 1988, to celebrate their 25th season. NYVS has commissioned 25 of America's leading composers to write choral works: 25 world premieres! On March 3 NYVS will perform world premieres by Richard Wernick, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Aaron Jay Kernis, David Lang, Mark Adamo, Richard Danielpour, Augusta Read Thomas, Thea Musgrave, Joseph Schwantner, William Bolcom, Roger Davidson, David Felder and Joan Tower. With Brent Funderburk, piano.
Founded in 1988 by conductor Harold Rosenbaum, The New York Virtuoso Singers has become the country's leading exponent of contemporary choral music. Although the chorus performs music of all periods, its emphasis is on commissioning, performing and recording the music of American composers. The choir appears on over 20 commercial CDs, including releases on Bridge, Albany, Soundbrush and Kasp, featuring the music of Andrew Imbrie, William Schuman, George Perle, Thea Musgrave, David Lang, Yehudi Wyner, Luigi Dallapicolla and many others. Get more info, or like them on Facebook.
Group discount: Groups of 8+ get $5 off. Call the Box Office at 212 501 3330 for details.