The Cathedral of St. John The Divine Celebrates the Season With Joy of Christmas: Peace on Earth
Saturday, December 9, 2023
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street)
Beloved annual Christmas concert includes works by J.S. Bach and classic carols
Tickets range from $50 and up
New York – The Cathedral of St. John the Divine rings in the festive season with beloved holiday concert The Joy of Christmas: Peace on Earth on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 7 PM at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan.
This year’s Cathedral Christmas concert features the Cathedral Choirs and Orchestra under the direction of Kent Tritle, Director of Cathedral Music and Organist and Bryan Zaros, Associate Director of Music and Choirmaster. The program includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s splendid “Gloria in Excelsis,” American composer Amy Beach’s “Peace on Earth,” and Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria”. Throughout the concert, the audience joins with choirs and orchestra to sing favorite Christmas carols!
The Cathedral’s holiday concerts are some of its most highly anticipated performances of the year. The season continues on December 31 with the New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace, a beloved Cathedral tradition since 1984. In 2024, choral and orchestra performances continue in the Cathedral’s magnificent acoustic space with performances spanning history and cultures, as in the Spring the Cathedral welcomes back its awe-inspiring Great Organ in the spring after several years of cleaning and restoration.
For tickets and more information on Joy of Christmas and all of the Cathedral’s upcoming concerts, visit the Cathedral’s website.