NEW YORK, NY – The renowned Archdiocesan Cathedral Choir, Youth Choir and Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Costas Tsourakis, will present the 46th Annual Cathedral Christmas Concert, ‘The Sounds of Christmas’ on December 17 at 7:30 pm.
Concert highlights will include the world premiere arrangement of ‘The Katavasies of Christmas,’ composed by Dawn Helene and orchestrated by Hilary Baboukis, the Apolytikion of the Nativity ‘Your Birth, O Christ’ by Dr. John Baboukis, carols featuring the Cathedral Youth Choir, and some of the most famous songs and hymns of Christmas, in both English and Greek arrangements.
The concert concludes with a sing-along and all are invited to sing. A new incoming Dino Anagnost Artist-in-Residence will be announced. The concert will be followed by a reception ‘The Flavors of Christmas’ at the Chiotes Family Cathedral Hall.
The annual Christmas Concert at Holy Trinity Cathedral has become a staple in the New York holiday concert scene, continuing a tradition that began with the first Cathedral Christmas Concert under the baton of the late maestro Dr. Dino Anagnost in 1976.
Tickets ($25-$125) can be purchased online at www.archcathedralchoir.com, or at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Music Ministries of the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.
The Archdiocesan Cathedral Choir is led by Director of Music, Costas Tsourakis. Dawn Helene is the Cathedral’s Dino Anagnost Artist-in-Residence.
The online broadcast of the concert will be available December 23-26.
More information is available on the cathedral’s website: www.thecathedralnyc.org.