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DCINY Presents Verdi’s Majestic Requiem with 400 Voices at Carnegie Hall

Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) presents Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, a monumental work for chorus, soloists and orchestra, replete with intense drama and gloriously beautiful melodies. The composer’s only large-scale work not written for the stage, the Requiem stands in stature and artistry alongside Verdi’s great operatic masterpieces. DCINY Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Jonathan Griffith leads the Distinguished…

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Musical Adventurers Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O’Riley Reunite for BEETHOVEN, Period., an Illuminating Traversal of Beethoven’s Seminal Sonatas for Pianoforte and Cello

Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O’Riley, two fearless musicians who have bonded over common musical passions of wide range and scope, reunite for BEETHOVEN, Period., an illuminating voyage back to the birth of the cello/piano genre with Beethoven’s Sonatas for Pianoforte and Cello. Grammy-nominated Matt Haimovitz, praised as a musical visionary in pushing the boundaries of classical music performance, and O’Riley, acclaimed for his…

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DCINY Presents The Music of Karl Jenkins, Featuring The Peacemakers and Two U.S. Premieres

Distinguished Concerts International New York is proud to present its annual concert featuring the supremely beautiful and inspirational music of Karl Jenkins. One of the most prolific and frequently-performed composers in the world today, Jenkins continues to spread a musical message of peace and unity, impeccably encapsulated in his multi-lingual large-scale work, The Peacemakers, which draws texts from such luminaries…

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A Whirlwind 2014-15 Season for Aeolus Quartet, Graduate Resident String Quartet at the Juilliard School

“… smoothly meshed technique with a sense of spontaneity and discovery … the surging performance communicated richly at every turn.” – The Baltimore Sun Named for the Greek god Aeolus, who governed the four winds, the Aeolus Quartet breezes into an exciting new season, with a busy schedule across the US, including several residencies, and a tour of South Korea….

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DCINY Presents The Drop of Dawn – The Music of Grammy Award-Winning Composer Christopher Tin

Distinguished Concerts International New York expands its collaboration with innovative young composer and two-time Grammy Award-winner Christopher Tin with an exhilarating night of Tin’s music at Carnegie Hall. The Drop of Dawn on Sunday, April 13 at 8:30 pm, unites two large-scale, multi-lingual choral and orchestral works: the world premiere of The Drop That Contained The Sea, and a performance…

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Ashley Brown, Broadway’s Mary Poppins, Joins DCINY for “Defying Gravity” March 30

Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) is thrilled to announce that Ashley Brown, a multi-award winner for the title role in Mary Poppins, which she originated on Broadway, will be a guest artist in Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz and Eric Whitacre. This year, DCINY’s popular annual collaboration with Eric Whitacre, known to millions worldwide through his Grammy-winning…

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Music to Enlighten & Inspire! DCINY Proudly Announces Its 2014 Season

Distinguished Concerts International New York proudly unveils its 2014 season of joyful, inspiring and moving music, featuring numerous world and US premieres, world-class musicians at New York’s most prestigious venues, and singers from across America and the globe. A unique success story in a challenging arts and economic environment, DCINY, now entering its 7th season, is commissioning new works, mentoring…

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FIRST FLUTE with SIR JAMES GALWAY

Legendary flute master Sir James Galway makes his expertise widely available with First Flute, for Beginners & Beyond, an online interactive series of lessons geared for flute students and music lovers of all ages.  One of the most beloved and recognizable classical musicians performing today, Sir James shares his invaluable technical advice, practice methods, and secrets for success with flutists…

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The New York Virtuoso Singers Celebrates 25 Years With 25 World Premieres By America’s Leading Contemporary Composers

“Now this is the way for an ensemble to celebrate an anniversary … It takes confidence for an ensemble to put the word ‘virtuoso’ in its name. The New York Virtuoso Singers have long earned it.”  – Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times The New York Virtuoso Singers (NYVS) celebrate their 25th anniversary season with the extraordinary 25×25: 25 new…

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DCINY Presents the New York Premiere of Christopher Tin’s Grammy-Winning CALLING ALL DAWNS

Christopher Tin’s richly varied and profoundly moving world music song cycle, Calling All Dawns, receives its New York premiere on Sunday, April 7 at 2pm at Avery Fisher Hall, presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY). The performance of the two-time Grammy-winning work (2010’s winner for Best Classical Crossover Album and Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists) will feature original…

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