Cathedral Arts Live! 2017-2018 Season Presents- Amuse Singers presents: Weather Reports - February 23rd 2018
Amuse Singers presents: Weather Reports
Join us on Friday, February 23rd 2018 at Grace Church Van Vorst in Jersey City as Cathedral Arts Live! presents Amuse Singers presents: Weather Reports
About the Performers:
Amuse is a small ensemble founded by Lee Ryder in the fall of 2003 to bring music written for womens voices to New York audiences. An often overlooked area of choral literature, this repertory comprises serious works by a wide variety of composers throughout the last twelve centuries.
Writing in the New York Times, Allan Kozinn said, This choirs real magic is in its delicate balance of serenity and intensity...a pure transparent tone and solid ensemble.
In addition to its three-concert season, Amuse singers have participated in a wide variety of other programs and events including the US premiere of John Taveners The Veil of the Temple, the closing work of the Lincoln Center Festival. The ensemble sang the chants in a collaborative performance of François Couperins Messe pour les couvents with organist Renée Anne Louprette at St. Ignatius Loyola and that same year saw Amuse singers joining the Dessoff Symphonic Choir for performances of Brittens War Requiem and Mahlers Symphony No. 8 with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Lorin Maazel for the maestros concluding two performances with the Philharmonic.
Amuse has also appeared twice on the Music on Madison series at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church and has toured to the Boston area under the baton of its first music director. The group was presented on the Serenade Concert series at the historic Christ Church on Staten Island and made its debut with the Oratorio Society of New York in a cameo role in Mendelssohns Paulus at Carnegie Hall with Kent Tritle conducting.
Tickets - $15 in advance & $20 at the door.
Grace Church Van Vorst (View)
39 Erie St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|