US premiere for Rautavaara’s All-Night-Vigil (Vigilia)
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York
Einojuhani Rautavaara’s extensive choral All-Night-Vigil (Vigilia) will receive its US premiere in its complete form at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York on 15 November. Maestro Kent Tritle will conduct the Great Choir, and the soloists will be Halley Gilbert, soprano, Sara Murphy, mezzo-soprano, Marc Day, tenor, Malcolm Merriweather, baritone and Matt Boehler, bass.
Rautavaara passed away on 27 July at the age of 87.