Cerddorion’s Twenty-first Season is Here!

For 2015-16, Cerddorion continues our tradition of enriching New York’s musical scene with outstanding performances of adventurous programs, exploring great music new and old..

Join us for three exciting programs:


Fitful Flame:  Music of Love and War

Works that explore the depth and volatility of human passion, including madrigals by Carlo Gesualdo and Thomas Tomkins; Clément Janequin’s La Guerre; and Jeffrey Van’s setting of four Civil War poems by Walt Whitman, A Procession Winding Around Me, for chorus and guitar.

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Friday, November 13th, 8pm
St. Paul’s Church
199 Carroll Street, Brooklyn

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Sunday, November 15th, 3pm
St. Ignatius of Antioch
West End Ave & 87th St, Manhattan

 


Josquin des Prez: Master of the Notes

One of music’s greatest luminaries, Josquin’s brilliance inspired Martin Luther to declare him “master of the notes, which must do as he wishes.”  Our program will probe the profound scope of this extraordinary composer’s career.

Friday, March 4th, 8pm
St. Paul’s Church
199 Carroll Street, Brooklyn

 

 

 

 

Sunday, March 6th, 3pm
St. Ignatius of Antioch
West End Ave & 87th St, Manhattan

 


Draw On, Sweet Night

Music resplendent with images of night, stars, the moon, and the radiance of evening, featuring works by John Wilbye and Johannes Brahms; a world premiere by Los Angeles composer David Stern; and the winner(s) of Cerddorion’s Fourth Annual Emerging Composers Competition.

Friday, May 13th, 8pm
St. Paul’s Church
199 Carroll Street, Brooklyn

 

Sunday, May 15th,3pm
St. Ignatius of Antioch
West End Ave & 87th St, Manhattan

 

 


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