Music

Concerts

  • Tickets available for the 2017/2018 Season.
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"The Choir of Saint Thomas Church produces a polished, powerful and balanced sound that for sacred music is about the best that New York as to offer."-The New York Times


Upcoming Concerts / 2017-2018 Season

Saturday, October 21, 2017

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
In collaboration with the New York Early Music Celebration 2017, Saint Thomas Church's award-winning carillonneur, Julie Zhu, plays a carillon prelude on the twenty-six church bells that ring out over Fifth Avenue. Immediately following, Organist and Director of Music, Daniel Hyde, plays a handpicked program of North German and Dutch music, displaying the kaleidoscopic sounds of the Loening-Hancock gallery organ. Featuring works by J.S. Bach, Sweelinck, Scheidt, Buxtehude, Böhm, and Bruhns. No tickets required, donation requested.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
Daniel Hyde conducts The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys, Orchestra of St. Luke's, and soloists Krista Bennion Feeney, Sara Cutler, Clara Rottsolk, and Adrian Timpau in Arvo Pärt's Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, John Rutter's Visions, Ralph Vaughan Williams's Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus, and Vaughan Williams's great plea for peace, Dona Nobis Pacem.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys combines forces with the period instrumentalists of New York Baroque Incorporated, and soloists Ellie Dehn, Clare McNamara, Lawrence Jones and Jesse Blumberg to celebrate Christmas with our much anticipated annual performances of Handel’s Messiah. Daniel Hyde conducts.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys combines forces with the period instrumentalists of New York Baroque Incorporated, and soloists Ellie Dehn, Clare McNamara, Lawrence Jones and Jesse Blumberg to celebrate Christmas with our much anticipated annual performances of Handel’s Messiah. Daniel Hyde conducts.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
Experience the spirit of Christmas with this delightful hour of music featuring Daniel Hyde conducting The Boys of Saint Thomas Choir and harpist Bridget Kibbey in Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols and other seasonal works.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
Daniel Hyde conducts The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys, soloists Hyesang Park and John Brancy, and pianists Michal Biel and Katelan Terrell in Brahms’s up-close and intimate arrangement for two pianos of his German Requiem.

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Monday, March 26, 2018

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
Organist Benjamin Sheen surveys the spiritual and theological influences of the music of J.S. Bach on three of the nineteenth century's greatest composers - Mendelssohn, Brahms and Schumann. No tickets required, donation requested

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
Organist Daniel Hyde surveys the spiritual and theological influences of the music of J.S. Bach on three of the nineteenth century's greatest composers - Mendelssohn, Brahms and Schumann. No tickets required, donation requested

Friday, April 6, 2018

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
As part of his farewell tour, conductor Stephen Darlington brings The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford to Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue for an evening of British choral anthems.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys, the period instrumentalists of St. Luke's Baroque and soloists from the Saint Thomas Choir perform J.S. Bach's Cantata, BWV 37 and 'Lutheran' Mass, and Vivaldi's Introduzione e Gloria, RV 588. Daniel Hyde conducts.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
In their debut duo recital, featuring the organs of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, award-winning organists Daniel Hyde and Benjamin Sheen perform virtuosic transcriptions of well-known Baroque works for orchestra including selections from Max Reger's arrangements for duet of J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concertos. No tickets required, donation requested.