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Tuesday, October 19

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony - Free Admission!

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
7:30 PM - 9 PM

Free admission offered for all! Artist in Residence David Briggs, renowned for his organ transcriptions of major orchestral masterpieces, presents the world premiere of his scintillating new arrangement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the “Choral.” This concert is presented in thanksgiving for our New York medical professionals. David will be joined by twelve singers from the Cathedral Choir, timpani, and percussion. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Beethoven’s all-embracing and sumptuous score as never before imagined: music mirroring the universality of the human spirit.

Cathedral Choir of St. John the Divine

Kent Tritle, conductor

David Briggs, organ

Susanna Phillips, soprano

Kirsten Sollek, contralto

Bernard Holcomb, tenor

Joseph Beutel, bass-baritone

Please note, the Cathedral requires proof of vaccination to attend liturgical, non-liturgical, and ticketed events. All attendees and/or ticketholders must be fully vaccinated (received the final dose at least 14 days before the performance date). At check-in, ticketholders will be required to show proof of full vaccination (the NYS Excelsior Pass or a hard copy or photo of the vaccination card and a valid ID).

Learn more about the Cathedral’s COVID-19 policies here.