Join Us for Our 27th Season!
In 2022-23 Cerddorion will present three varied and vibrant programs, featuring gorgeous choral music from the 16th Century to world premieres.
Let My Love Be Heard
Music about the power of love, Including works by Benjamin Britten, Clara Schumann, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Reena Esmail, and Jake Runestad, as well as world premieres by Anuj Bhutani and Karen Lemon, winners of Cerddorion’s most recent Emerging Composers Competition.
Sunday, November 20 at 3pm – St. Ignatius of Antioch
William Byrd and Thomas Weelkes: A 400th Anniversary Tribute
These extraordinary Elizabethan composers both died in 1623 but could hardly be more different. Our program will explore the varied brilliance of their musical legacies, from ribald and raucous to sublimely sacred.
Sunday, February 26 at 3pm – St. Ignatius of Antioch
A Celebration of Langston Hughes
Choral settings of texts by one of the 20th Century’s greatest poets, including the New York premiere of William Averitt’s Black Pierrot, as well as music by Rosephanye Powell and Ricky Ian Gordon.
Sunday, April 30 at 3pm – Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
Cerddorion is funded in part by a generous grant from Creative Engagement. This public funding program is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC). LMCC empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Manhattan and beyond. Cerddorion is profoundly grateful to LMCC for their decades-long partnership.