Past Events

James MacMillan’s St. Luke Passion (New York Premiere)

Saturday, April 8, 2017

James MacMillan is the pre-eminent Scottish composer of his generation. His music combines rhythmic excitement, raw emotional power and spiritual meditation. His St. Luke Passion, written in 2013, is the second Passion he composed after the St. John Passion in 2007 and his attraction to the Passion story stems from his deep-rooted Catholic faith. St. […] More Info

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Black Mountain Songs Album Release Party

Friday, March 31, 2017

  Commissioned and produced by the Chorus and BAM and premiered in November 2014 at the BAM Next Wave Festival, Black Mountain Songs  is an expansive choral work that celebrates and rekindles the utopian spirit of Black Mountain College. Curated by Bryce Dessner (The National) and Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire), with works by Dessner, Parry, Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Aleksandra Vrebalov, John […] More Info

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Silent Voices First Look Presentation #2 at FIAF (as part of Prototype Festival)

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - Sunday, January 15, 2017

Brooklyn Youth Chorus’ latest project, Silent Voices, harnesses the power of young people to be instruments of change, giving voice to those who have been silenced or marginalized by social, cultural or religious circumstances. The Chorus has commissioned a diverse group of innovative artists to interpret rich historical narratives and personal stories and create music that explores race […] More Info

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Holiday Harmonies 2016

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Sing in the holiday season with Brooklyn Youth Chorus’s 550 glorious voices, performing an eclectic program of holiday favorites, choral classics and contemporary music gems. The music of this “gifted young ensemble” (The New York Times) will not only warm your heart but have you dancing in your seats. Parents: Pre-sale tickets are no longer […] More Info

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WQXR Presents Brooklyn Youth Chorus Holiday Presentation

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Celebrate the spirit of the holidays with the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus and Benjamin Britten’s timeless Ceremony of Carols. Enjoy a performance from the Chorus’ Concert and Men’s Ensembles, and additional seasonal works by Daniel Brewbaker and Joel Martin. More Info

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Martin Sedek’s A Great Light with Baldwin Festival Chorus of New York

Friday, December 2, 2016

Brooklyn Youth Chorus has the privilege to participate in world premiere of  “A Great Light” by Martin Sedek, alongside the Baldwin Festival Chorus of New York. The cantata features a libretto created directly from Pope Francis’ sermon delivered from Madison Square Garden in New York City during his 2015 visit to the United States. More Info

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Silent Voices First Look Presentation #1 at National Sawdust

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Brooklyn Youth Chorus’ latest project, Silent Voices, harnesses the power of young people to be instruments of change, giving voice to those who have been silenced or marginalized by social, cultural or religious circumstances. The Chorus has commissioned a diverse group of innovative artists to interpret rich historical narratives and personal stories and create music that explores race […] More Info

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WQXR Residency Launch: Brooklyn Youth Chorus at 25

Friday, October 21, 2016

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Brooklyn Youth Chorus and the launch of their yearlong artist residency at WQXR. The evening’s program will share the music of composers who have shaped the Chorus’ artistic development and helped expand the boundaries of choral performance. Also featured will be a preview of the Chorus’ new project, Silent Voices — a yearlong initiative that harnesses the power […] More Info

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9/11 15th Anniversary Memorial

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Brooklyn Youth Chorus is honored to perform and commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. All major news networks will begin coverage of the ceremony at 8:30 am. The livestream will also be available on our homepage. The event is not open to the public–tickets are not available. More Info

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FDNY 9/11 15th Anniversary Ceremony

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Brooklyn Youth Chorus is honored to perform and commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. This ceremony remembers the FDNY for their service. The event is not open to the public–tickets are not available. More Info

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The Hubble Cantata at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

The unique and ravishingly beautiful THE HUBBLE CANTATA combines music, electronics, filmed sequences with rarely seen photographs and footage from the Hubble telescope, and sung poetic movements to transport the audience to the far reaches of the cosmos. More Info

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Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Summer Reading at Brooklyn Public Library kicks off on Thursday, June 9, with free, fun activities and entertainment from 10 am – 3:30 pm on the Central Library Plaza. Get in the Game as the plaza will be transformed into a game playground featuring a live chess game and a variety of games for all ages.   […] More Info

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