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COMPOSER MICHAEL JOHN TROTTA PRESENTS “WINTER’S LIGHT: A MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH DARKNESS AND LIGHT” FEATURING NEW YORK REPERTORY SINGERS AT HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH IN NEW YORK CITY

Dec 5, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

| $29.00

Winter’s Light: The Music of Michael John Trotta

A Musical Journey through Darkness and Light featuring New York Repertory Singers & Chamber Orchestra

Date: Saturday, December 5

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 3 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.NYrepsingers; call (347) 305-4099; or email tickets@hamptonroadsmusicgroup.com. Tickets are currently $19 Student/Seniors, $29 General Admission, and $49 Premium Admission.

Join Composer Michael John Trotta for the debut performance of the New York Repertory Singers in a wonderfully festive program entitled Winter’s Light: A Musical Journey through Darkness and Light, featuring the music of the composer himself at historic Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York City’s Upper West Side on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 7:30pm.

The evening will open up with the world premiere of Trotta’s song cycle “Winter’s Light” performed by soprano and baritone soloist, chamber orchestra, professional dancers choreographed by Richard Stafford, and the 16-voice professional vocal group New York Repertory Singers, led by composer and conductor Michael John Trotta. As the concert explore themes of light and darkness, hope and longing.

The New York Repertory Singers will perform Trotta’s esteemed works “Veni, Veni, Emmanuel” and “This Present Moment”, accompanied by chamber orchestra, as well as his a cappella arrangements of popular holiday favorites “All is Calm”, “In The Bleak Midwinter”, and “Adam Lay YBounden”.

During the concert, the New York Repertory Singers will also premiere works from Trotta’s highly anticipated album “Totus Tuus”, including “Ad Te Clamamus”, “Ave Maria”, and “Totus Tuus” . The album was recorded by the New York Repertory Singers under the direction of Michael John Trotta in August 2015 and is set for release on Naxos November 6, 2015.

“New York Repertory Singers achieves a balance of passion and clarity rarely found in choral music,” says composer and conductor Michael John Trotta.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.NYrepsingers; call (347) 305-4099; or email tickets@hamptonroadsmusicgroup.com. Tickets are currently $19 Student/Seniors, $29 General Admission, and $49 Premium Admission.

ABOUT MICHAEL JOHN TROTTA

Hailed as “one of the most exciting and prominent composers of choral music” from Fanfare Magazine and whose compositions have been praised as “elegant, singable music with a strong spiritual heft” from Choir and Organ, American composer Michael John Trotta (b.1978) is quickly establishing himself among the ranks of renowned choral composers. His works are frequently performed in concert and broadcast across the United States and abroad, featuring an extensive and dynamic catalogue of choral compositions. Trotta has been recognized by ASCAP for making significant contributions in the area of concert music and his work has been featured at The National American Choral Directors Association regional and national conferences. Equally at home as a guest conductor, he has led performances of Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Fauré’s Requiem, Rutter’s Requiem, in addition to conducting over two dozen other concerts featuring his own music. He has toured Europe numerous times and has performed in St. Peter’s Basilica, Santa Maria Maggiore (Rome), St. Mark’s (Venice), Casa Verdi (Milan) and the Santa Maria Del Fiore, the Duomo (Florence) and Carnegie Hall (New York).

Details

Date:
Dec 5, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$29.00
Event Category:
Website:
http://nyrepsingers.com/

Organizer

Hampton Roads Music Group
Phone:
(347) 305-4099
Website:
http://nyrepsingers.com/

Venue

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
3 W 65th St
New York, 10023 United States
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Phone:
(347) 305-4099
Website:
http://www.mjtrotta.com/nyrs/