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The Canticum Novum Singers Presents Bach’s St. Matthew Passion on April 12 at Church of Saint Jean Baptiste in New York, New York

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
April 9, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net
 
The Canticum Novum Singers Presents Bach’s St. Matthew Passion on April 12 at Church of Saint Jean Baptiste in New York, New York
 
What: The Canticum Novum Singers Presents J.S. Bach St. Matthew Passion
When: Saturday, April 12 at 7:00 PM
Where: Church of Saint Jean Baptiste, 184 E. 76th St. (at Lexington Ave) in Manhattan
 
The Canticum Novum Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director will present J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion on Saturday, April 12 at 7:00 PM at Church of Saint Jean Baptiste, 184 E. 76th St. (at Lexington Ave) in Manhattan.
 
This second concert of The Canticum Novum Singers’ 41st  season will present this Bach masterwork that continues to move audiences almost three centuries after it was first heard in St. Thomas’ Church in Leipzig, Germany. Standing as one of the pillars of Western sacred music, it is at once monumental and intimate, deeply sorrowful and powerful.
 
Soloists will be Andrew Fuchs, tenor (Evangelist), Craig Phillips, bass (Jesus), Laura Heims, soprano, Jeffrey Mandelbaum, countertenor, Sean Fallen, tenor and Christopher Herbert, baritone. Special guests will be the Artemis Chamber Ensemble.
 
Tickets for the April 12 event are $60 and $40. To order, call 212-866-0468 or visit https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=2eca21a76bbd02308c88e8d6789eb70d. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/_start.aspx.
 
The Canticum Novum Singers, hailed by critics and audiences alike, is now in its 41st season under the direction of its founder, Harold Rosenbaum. During the past 40 years, this chamber 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, Faure, and Bruckner, to Harbison, Berio, Schnittke, Rorem, Schickele and George Benjamin. Their website is at http://www.canticumnovum.org/.
 
For photos or other press inquiries, please contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.
 
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