Eric Whitacre Singers: Music for Sacred Spaces

Sun. Mar 5, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm EST
All Ages
$35.00 - $85.00
All Ages
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$35.00 - $85.00
All Ages
Event Description

Eric Whitacre, conductor 


Eric Whitacre brings his Grammy award-winning choir to his homeland for only the second time. Featuring a new work written especially for the occasion, the program includes some of his most loved pieces such as Sleep and Lux Aurumque alongside great works from the choral oeuvre.



Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular musicians of our time. His concert music has been performed throughout the world by millions of amateur and professional musicians alike, while his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from over 110 different countries.


Complete concert repertoire below.




 


FULL PROGRAM


Lux Aurumque     Eric Whitacre


Sainte-Chapelle     Eric Whitacre


Mouyayoum     Anders Hillborg


Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine     Eric Whitacre


Come Sweet Death     Bach arr. Edwin London


Intermission


Miserere     Gregorio Allegri


You Rise, I Fall (world premiere)    Eric Whitacre


Past Life Melodies     Sarah Hopkins


Go, Lovely Rose     Eric Whitacre


All performance dates, artists and programs subject to change. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.


GENERAL CONCERT AND TICKET INFORMATION



  • DOORS OPEN at 3:15 PM for a 4 PM concert start time.

  • LATE SEATING is at the discretion of the House Management. Latecomers may be asked to remain in the back of the church until there is a break in the program, so as not to disturb the performance or other audience members.

  • WILL CALL is available when the doors open at 3:15 PM inside the main doors of the church.

  • CHILDREN seated on an adult's lap do not need a ticket. Children seated in a chair or pew need a ticket. 

  • We no longer offer tickets for sale or any ticket pickup at the Parish House Reception desk.

  • Audio and/or video recording and flash photography are not permitted during performances.


ACCESSIBILITY



  • The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola is wheelchair/walker accessible via the ramp entrance on 84th Street (between Park and Madison Avenues).

  • The restrooms are NOT easily accessible by wheelchair. The most easily accessible restrooms are in the Parish House (980 Park Avenue). There are two steps down from the street level into the Parish House and there is a restroom on that ground floor.

  • For reserved seating concerts, there is available seating for wheelchairs and companions. Please look for the Wheelchair and Wheelchair Companion tickets when purchasing. For general seating concerts, follow the directions of the ushers. Please call ahead (212-288-2520) to discuss any special seating requirements.


PARKING



  • Street parking can be difficult to find, but there are a number of parking garages nearby. There are garages on 83rd Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues) and 84th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues), as well as near the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


RESTAURANTS



  • There are a number of fine and casual eating establishments located nearby on Madison Avenue (one block west of the church), Lexington Avenue (one block east of the church), Third Avenue (two blocks east of the church) and Second Avenue (three blocks east of the church).


 DIRECTIONS



  • The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola is easily reached via the 4, 5, and 6 subway lines (86th Street station), or buses on Madison, Lexington and Fifth Avenues, and on 86th Street.


 

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Church of St. Ignatius Loyola 980 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028
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