Sixteen Seasons and counting
The Manhattan Choral Ensemble is on summer hiatus after its sixteenth season, which featured:
The Manhattan Choral Ensemble received Chorus America / ASCAP's Adventurous Programming Award, recognizing a sustained commitment to performances of choral music written in the last 25 years.
Vivaldi's Gloria plus new movements by Director Thomas Cunningham, inspired by electronica, hip-hop, and New York City.
Premieres of three new choral works by New York composers Rich Campbell, Bill Heigen and Eunbi Kwak, winners of our New Music for New York composer competition.
Renaissance gems from Mouton and Caurroy, modern masterpieces by Francis Poulenc, and charming Christmas carols from the countryside.
About the Manhattan Choral Ensemble
The Manhattan Choral Ensemble is an exciting, 40-voice, independent choir dedicated to the passionate performance of an international and historically varied repertoire. In celebration of New York City's rich and diverse heritage, the MCE performs in historic New York spaces and creates concert events in partnership with the city's cultural organizations. The MCE also fosters the musical life of the city through its innovative commissioning project – New Music for New York – focused on New York City composers.
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