Calendar 2013

February 7th - 10th VEAL
The Invisible Dog World Premiere Concept and Design by Seth and Ariane Harrison of Harrison Atelier
Harrison Atelier team: Jeremy Steiner, Christos Bolos, Sierra Cobb, David Backer Choreography by Silas Riener performed by Riener, Rashaun Mitchell and Cori Kresge.

Original Score by Loren Dempster.
Performed by Julie Haagenson (soprano), Biraj Barkakaty (counter-tenor), David Watson (bagpipe), Geoff Gersh (lyre), Joshua Kohl (conductor)

Admission: $10 donation
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The VEAL installation will be on view 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM from Thursday, February 7 through Sunday, February 10.

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March 22nd From Darkness to Light: A Lenten Concert
The Chamber Choir and Orchestra of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church present a program featuring Maurice Durufle's Requiem, Ruth Watson Henderson's From Darkness to Light, and a cappell works by John Tavener and William H. Harris.

5th Avenue Presbytarian Church
Kirkland Chapel
Admission: $25 ($20 for students and seniors)

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March 28th St Matthew Passion
The Orchestra of St Luke's
Musica Sacra Chorus

Carnegie Hall

Following a memorable, sold-out performance of Mozart’s Requiem last season, Iván Fischer returns to Carnegie Hall to lead OSL and Musica Sacra in J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion.
Admission: $14.50–$84

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May 2nd Hungary Torn
Leon Botstein, Conductor
American Symphony Orchestra
Collegiate Chorale Singers

PARTOS In Memoriam (Yizkor)
WEINER Overture (Nyitany) (US Premiere)
NADOR Violin Concerto (World Premiere)
GYOPÁR Credo from “Missa” (World Premiere)
DOHNÁNYI Szeged Mass (US Premiere)

Carnegie Hall
Admission: $12.50 - $50

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May 17th - 18th We Fall Down, We Get Up.
RG Dance Projects
Martha Graham Studio Theater at Westbeth
55 Bethune St, West Village
New York, NY, United States

We Fall Down, We Get Up will be an evening of dance and media in collaboration with Luke Frazier, David Quinn, and Bessie Award winner, Philip Treviño. Featuring 6 dancers, 18 singers, and live music, the evening is an exploration of one’s boundaries; both those we create for ourselves and those we inherit.

(This program will also be performed at the Saratoga Fine Arts Festival on June 8, 2013.)

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June Handel Aria Competition
Biraj was a finals runner up for the Handel Aria Competion which was established in 2013 by Dean and Carol “Orange” Schroeder, enthusiasts of the vocal repertoire of George Frideric Handel. The purpose of the competition is to encourage emerging singers of all voice types to explore the repertoire of Handel.

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August Bard Music Festival Chorus
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October 19th -
November 3rd
The Thirteen - To St. Cecilia
Biraj joins The Thirteen as a guest artist for their 2013 tour which includes Benjamin Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia, ‘Palestrina’s’ Missa Cantantibus Organis Caecilia, Thomas Tallis’ Gaude gloriosa Dei mater and more!

Open Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, October 19, 2013, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Mercerville, NJ
Suggested donation: $15
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 7:00 pm
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
Port Royal, Virginia
Admission is free to the public.

Recording Session
October 22 - 24, 2013
Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church
Bethesda, MD
Not open to the public.

Residency at Guilford College
October 25 -26, 2013
Concert: Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 7:30 pm
Greensboro, North Carolina
Dana Auditorium

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 7:00 pm
Morristown Presbyterian Church
Morristown, NJ
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Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 7:00 pm
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
Pennsburg, PA
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November 9th & 10th C.D. - A Script for Synthesis
Joan la Barbara (composer) and Florian Hecker
Performa 13
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
Peter B. Lewis Theater, 1071 5th Ave

Saturday, November 9, 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 10, 3:00 pm
Sunday, November 10, 7:30 pm

Tickets: $20
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November 20th Most Elevating of Voices
The Musical Legacy of Andrew Carnegie: a Transatlantic Celebration
St John the Divine Cathedral Choir
St John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
New York, NY 10025

Wednesday November 20th, 7:30pm

Tickets: $25 - $50
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November 22nd & 23rd Yes Nix
Tori Wranes (composer)
Performa 13
SIR Stage 37,
508 West 37th Street

Friday, November 22, 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 23, 7:30 pm

Tickets: $25
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