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Church of the Heavenly Rest
1085 5th Avenue at the corner of 90th Street

Apr 21 2023
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A Festival of Psalms Choral Concert with Organist David Briggs

Friday, April 21
7:30 pm

Church of the Heavenly Rest
1085 5th Avenue at the corner of 90th Street

April 2, 2023 New York, NY – The Church of the Heavenly Rest will give David Briggs’ & his daughter Kerensa Briggs’ “A Festival of Psalms” its world premiere on April 21st at 7:30 pm.

Janet Yieh conducts the Choir of the Church of the Heavenly Rest and Brass Quintet. David Briggs will accompany on the Church’s historic, 8,000 pipe Austin Rank Organ. 

David & Kerensa Briggs’s “A Festival of Psalms” was commissioned by The Church of the Heavenly Rest, with Psalm selection by The Rev. Matthew Foster Heyd, Bishop-elect of the Diocese of New York, and features the Choir at Church of the Heavenly Rest, members of the Canterbury Choral Society, and Junior & Senior Choristers at Church of the Heavenly Rest.

David Briggs will also play a 45 minute concert on the Church of the Heavenly Rest’s historic 137-rank Austin Organ.

A Festival of Psalms takes place on April 21, 2023, at 7:30 pm at Church of the Heavenly Rest. Tickets are free and available here. 

The Church of the Heavenly Rest is located at 1085 5th Avenue at the corner of 90th & 5th avenue. Its 8,000 pipe organ is one of the largest in the city, and was originally installed in 1928. 

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