Saturday May 19, 2018
Our 18th Season will continue with Carmina New York, the fourth in our new series of re-imagined choral works.
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Church
371 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10014
The Manhattan Choral Ensemble’s singular choral music competition, New Music for New York, returned Saturday, March 10, as we premiered three winning compositions in a program including works by Brahms, Josquin, Bruckner, as well as beloved folk songs. Our audience selected “New Day” by Arthur Bracco to win an encore performance and an additional prize.
Our New Music for New York winners for 2017-18 were:
About the Manhattan Choral Ensemble
The Manhattan Choral Ensemble is a 40-voice, independent choir dedicated to passionate performance of choral masterworks and contemporary compositions. The MCE performs in historic New York spaces and creates programming in partnership with musicians of diverse backgrounds and genres. Winner of the 2016 ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, the MCE fosters the musical life of the city through its innovative commissioning project, New Music for New York.
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