Join Us for Our 27th Season!

This season we will present three vibrant and eclectic programs, highlighting choral gems from the 16th Century to world premieres.

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Let My Love Be Heard

Hearts Tree Forest by Tim Noonan

Music about the power of love, including works by Benjamin Britten, Clara Schumann, Claudio Monteverdi, 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, 552 West End Ave.


William Byrd and Thomas Weelkes: A 400th Anniversary Tribute

William Byrd Gradualia, published in 1610 – British Library

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, 552 West End Ave.

A Celebration of Langston Hughes

Photo by Gordon Parks / Library of Congress

This exciting collaboration with New York City’s Unsung Collective will feature choral settings by Langston Hughes, one of the 20th Century’s greatest poets. Featuring the New York premiere of William Averitt’s Black Pierrot, as well as music by Rosephanye Powell and Ricky Ian Gordon.

Saturday, April 29 at 8pm – Venue TBD

Sunday, April 30 at 3pm – Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street






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.