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“The Sounds of Lent” by the Archdiocesan Cathedral Choir and Orchestra on April 3

NEW YORK, NY – The renowned Archdiocesan Cathedral Choir and Orchestra along with the newly established Youth Choir, under the Direction of Maestro Costas Tsourakis, will be presenting “The Sounds of Lent” on Sunday April 3rd, 2022 at 4:30pm.

Concert highlights will include the heroic finale of the symphony “Levendia” by Manolis Kalomiris, the world premiere of “Σήμερον κρεμάται”, composed by Dawn Helene and orchestrated by Hilary Baboukis, newly orchestrated settings of the powerful “Hymn of Kassiani” by Nikolaos Mantzaros, and the popular Byzantine hymn “Αγνή Παρθένε Δέσποινα”.

It will also feature the beautiful “Song of Athene” by John Tavener and Lenten hymns sung by the Cathedral Choir and Youth Choir, accompanied by the Cathedral Orchestra.

The concert will be under the baton of Maestro Costas Tsourakis, the Greek-American baritone. For the first time in its history, the concert will also feature the Cathedral Youth Choir, which was started by Maestro Tsourakis in September of 2021 in order to teach the Cathedral youth community about music and the hymns of the Church. Sponsorship is welcome.

The concert will be followed by a light Lenten reception in the Cathedral Undercroft.  

*Tickets available online via www.archcathedralchoir.com  by phone at 212-288-3215 *or at the door*

Please visit www.concertsponsorship.com or contact [email protected].

For those unable to attend in person, on-demand online tickets for viewing between April 8th and April 24th are also available. 

***Online virtual ticket available for on-demand viewing between April 8th-April 24th