“Black Mountain Songs” earned a rave review in the Times—and when you hear the astonishingly secure performance of the young singers, who have been tasked with executing some formidably complex choral textures, you immediately understand why. But when divorced from the production the unevenness of the selections is inevitably apparent. "
New Amsterdam Records is proud to announce the release of Black Mountain Songs, the debut album from the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus, out March 31.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus performs Envelopes from 67 by Ellis Ludwig-Leone and Max Posner.
WQXR, New York’s only all-classical radio station, has selected Brooklyn Youth Chorus as its Artists-in-Residence for the 2016-17 season.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus appears in the promo of Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas, airing on PBS Kids. See the commercial on TV and in movie theaters near you.
The Spring/Summer collection for rag & bone was unveiled at the new St. Ann's Warehouse Monday night. Thom Yorke of Radiohead provided a haunting, ethereal track that members of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus sang during the show. Fashion and music critics from Vogue, The New York Times, Women's Wear Daily, to the Washington Post praised the Chorus for their beautiful sound.
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus gala offered a sneak peek into a work four years in the making.
The Men's Ensemble toured to Washington, DC to perform at the US Capitol building before members of Congress and the public.
Hear the enthusiastic response from students at Brooklyn's IS 285, Meyer Levin School for the Performing Arts as Brooklyn Youth Chorus Men's Ensemble performed Alicia Key's hit song "Empire State of Mind," arranged by Curtis Moore. Also, hear from senior Raheim Williams as he shares with the students of IS 285, and his alma mater, about what Brooklyn Youth Chorus has meant to him.
Black Mountain Songs, commissioned and produced by BAM and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and curated by Bryce Dessner and Richard Reed Parry—eight composers, Dessner, Parry, Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Jherek Bischoff, Aleksandra Vrebalov, John King, and Tim Hecker, collaborate with filmmaker Matt Wolf (Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell) to create an expansive choral and visual work that celebrates and rekindles Black Mountain’s utopian spirit.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus is featured on Q2's podcast Meet the Composer, with Black Mountain Songs composer Caroline Shaw. Hear Dianne and Caroline talk about "Its Motion Keeps."
Bernhardt Comes to Unique and Growing Arts Organization After Leading the Foundation for Jewish Culture, The Kitchen, and Dancing in the Streets.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus appeared live on the Late Show with David Letterman backing up Academy Award®-winning rock sensation Glen Hansard.
The online auction runs from May 8 through May 18, 2014, and will be followed by a silent and live auction at the 2014 Brooklyn Youth Chorus Spring Gala on May 20th.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus burst into spring with back-to-back rave reviews from The New York Times for its collaborative performances with sax legend Colin Stetson at the Ecstatic Music Festival and with Kronos Quartet at their 40th Anniversary Concert. Praised as “a consistently bold organization,” with an “unusually broad stylistic range” and singers that are “wonderfully talented children,” Brooklyn Youth Chorus didn’t wait for the weather to catch up before taking off on the wings of spring.