J.S. Bach's St. John Passion: Good Friday at Saint Peter's NYC
Apr
19
12:00 PM12:00

J.S. Bach's St. John Passion: Good Friday at Saint Peter's NYC

J.S. Bach: The Passion According to Saint John is presented at Saint Peter's Church in its original setting: in liturgy on Good Friday, much as it would have been at Leipzig's Nikolaikirche on April 7, 1724. Cantor Bálint Karosi, winner of the Leipzig Prize, leads the Saint Peter's Choir, Bach Collegium, and soloists from the harpsichord.

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Easter Jazz Mass: Ike Sturm Ensemble feat. Catherine Russell
Apr
21
6:00 PM18:00

Easter Jazz Mass: Ike Sturm Ensemble feat. Catherine Russell

An accomplished bassist and leading composer of sacred jazz works, Ike Sturm designs and curates innovative programs at Saint Peter’s Church. As Director of Music for Jazz, Sturm composes music for weekly liturgies and has toured the U.S., Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Norway with his band, Evergreen. His Jazz Mass was awarded 4 1/2 stars by Downbeat and was named one of the “Best CDs of the Year.”

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Palm Sunday Jazz Mass: Ike Sturm Quintet
Apr
14
6:00 PM18:00

Palm Sunday Jazz Mass: Ike Sturm Quintet

An accomplished bassist and leading composer of sacred jazz works, Ike Sturm designs and curates innovative programs at Saint Peter’s Church. As Director of Music for Jazz, Sturm composes music for weekly liturgies and has toured the U.S., Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Norway with his band, Evergreen. His Jazz Mass was awarded 4 1/2 stars by Downbeat and was named one of the “Best CDs of the Year.”

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Jazz Vespers: Theo Bleckmann and Michael Mayo
Mar
17
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Theo Bleckmann and Michael Mayo

GRAMMY® nominated singer/composer Theo Bleckmann recently released a recording on ECM Records with his new Elegy Quintet, produced by legendary label head and founder, Manfred Eicher. Bleckmann has collaborated with Ambrose Akinmusire, Laurie Anderson, Uri Caine, Philip Glass, Ann Hamilton, John Hollenbeck, Sheila Jordan, and many more of today’s top artists.

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Jazz Vespers: Theo Bleckmann and Endless Field
Mar
10
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Theo Bleckmann and Endless Field

GRAMMY® nominated singer/composer Theo Bleckmann recently released a recording on ECM Records with his new Elegy Quintet, produced by legendary label head and founder, Manfred Eicher. Bleckmann has collaborated with Ambrose Akinmusire, Laurie Anderson, Uri Caine, Philip Glass, Ann Hamilton, John Hollenbeck, Sheila Jordan, and many more of today’s top artists.

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Transfiguration Sunday: Handel's "The Lord is my Light", HWV 255
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Transfiguration Sunday: Handel's "The Lord is my Light", HWV 255

Join us at 11:00 A.M. Mass on Sunday, March 3, for the Feast of the Transfiguration, where the Saint Peter’s Choir will perform George Frideric Handel’s The Lord is my Light, HWV 255 (Chandos Anthem #10) as part of the liturgy celebrating the Transfiguration of Our Lord.

Cantor Bálint Karosi conducts the Saint Peter’s Bach Collegium Orchestra and Saint Peter’s Choir in this setting of Psalm texts from Handel’s early period of compositions.

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