BRITTEN War Requiem 2014

The New York Times - War Requiem’ by Britten, With an Angelic Touch
By Anthony Tommasini | May 2, 2014

“The excellent Brooklyn Youth Chorus (Dianne Berkun-Menaker, artistic director) sang the passages Britten wrote for boys’ chorus from on high, positioned in the upper balcony at Carnegie Hall, an aptly angelic effect.”


New York CLASSICAL REVIEW - Atlanta Symphony War Requiem
By Eric Simpson | May 1, 2014

“Their limelight was nearly stolen, though, by the boys of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, under the direction of Dianne Berkun-Menaker. They poured limpid, liquid tone down from the balcony onto the audience below, staying right with Spano and maintaining nearly perfect intonation.”