Transfiguration is home to The Arnold Schwartz Memorial Concert Series, which was founded by Marie Schwartz in 2004 in memory of her late husband. Since then over fifty concerts, operas, and music dramas have been performed, using some of the finest singers and musicians in New York City. In addition, the church presents outstanding musical groups from September through June, as well as a Summer Concert Series.
Examples of Our Concerts can be seen on YouTube.
March 18, 2018
Franz Joseph Haydn: quartets Op. 71
New York Classical Quartet
Tickets: $30 / $15 for students and seniors
We reverse the “17” of our first program to present the three quartets of Op. 71, from 1793. During Haydn's first sojourn in London he had heard his quartets played in public concerts, rather than the usual intimate gatherings; in preparation for his second trip he composed this new set with an exuberant, public face. These quartets show Haydn in full, effortless mastery of every aspect of composition.
April 06, 2018
Tickets: $15 at the door
Join Empire Viols as we travel across continental Europe, from the court of the Sun King in France, to J.S. Bach’s Leipzig. Our journey will take us down the Rhine with Johannes Schenck and we’ll also pause in sunny Italy.
April 27, 2018
From Passacaglia to Chaconne
Tickets: $25 / $15 students and seniors
Russian violin virtuoso, Natasha Lipkina and organist Claudia Dumschat join forces to present a program of solo and duo music by Bach for their respective instruments. Natasha captivates audiences with her vivacious and charismatic performances throughout the world. Interwoven with great intelligence and sensitivity, her unique approach to programming allows her listeners to be both inspired and challenged.
June 08, 2018
Merry Old England!
Masterpieces of English Choral Music
The Transfiguration Choir of Men and Boys
Tickets: $35 / $15 for students and seniors
The Transfiguration Choirs of Men and Boys, Girls, and Camerata join to perform a concert of music the children will sing at St. Alban's Cathedral in London, England this summer. Gems of English choral literature spanning the Renaissance to modern day.
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March 13, 2018