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We're proud to present a broad and innovative range of choral programs, from the classic to the contemporary.

Past Seasons

2016–2017 Season
Food of Love
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 7:00 PM
Works by James Bassi, Gary Carpenter, Cecilia McDowall, Stephen Sondheim and Ralph Vaughan Williams, featuring a Central City Chorus commissioned work, and several New York City and U.S. premières.

Central City Cabaret IX: Friends and Family
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Broadway Baby

Light and Shadows
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
Works by Ēriks Ešenvalds, Gustav Holst, Herbert Howells, Francis Poulenc, John Rutter, John Tavener and Eric Whitacre

Around the World in 60 Minutes
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 7:00 PM
Works by Benjamin Britten, Bob Chilcott, Aaron Copland, Gustav Holst, Heinrich Isaac, Libby Larsen, Michael McGlynn, John Rutter, Toru Takemitsu, Wilhelm Stenhammar and Miguel Verlade

2015–2016 Season
Soli Deo Gloria
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 7:00 PM
Mass in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

El Camino de Santiago
Saturday, March 12, 2016, 7:00 PM
Mass in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Works by Tomás Luis de Victoria, Cristóbal de Morales, Francisco Guerrero,
Alonso Lobo, and chants from the Codex Calixtinus and Llibre Vermell de Montserrat

Central City Cabaret VIII: It's ELEMENTary
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Broadway Baby

I Hear America Singing
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:00 PM
A survey of American choral music from shape-note music to Billings through Barber and the present featuring ‘Counting Time in Central City’, a new commissioned work by Frank J. Oteri based on poetry by Charles Passy

2014–2015 Season
A Central City Christmas
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch
Motets and carols by Franz Biebl, Morten Lauridsen, Gustav Holst, William Walton, James Bassi, Andrew Smith, Philip Stopford, John Rutter, Elizabeth Poston and more

Central City Cabaret VII: Topsy Turvy
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Broadway Baby

The New Monastics
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch
Works by John Tavener, Henryk Górecki, and Arvo Pärt

With Light Perpetual: Works of Maurice Duruflé
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Requiem, Notre Père, and Choral varié sur le thème 'Veni Creator'

2013–2014 Season
Music Magnifical and Mighty
Saturday, December 7, 2013, 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 8, 2013, 3:00 PM

St. Ignatius of Antioch
Benjamin Britten's The Company of Heaven
David Matthews' Psalm 23 (North American première)

Central City Cabaret VI: Around the World in Eighty Minutes
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Broadway Baby

Music for a Papal Coronation
Sunday March 9, 2014, 3:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's Missa Papae Marcelli
Francisco Guerrero's Pater noster á 4
Tu es Petrus settings by Palestrina and Morales

Music of the Night
Saturday, May 31, 2014, 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Sergei Rachmaninoff's Vsénoschchnoe bdénie (All-Night Vigil)

2012–2013 Season
Immortal Bach
Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 16, 2012, 3:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch

J.S. Bach Motets: Komm, Jesu, komm and Jesu, meine Freude
Knut Nystedt: Immortal Bach
works by Schütz, Hassler, Rheinberger, and more

Central City Cabaret V: As Time Goes By
Saturday February 2, 2013
Broadway Baby

My Funny Valentine
Saturday March 9, 2013, 8:00 PM
Church of St. Luke in the Fields

Johannes Brahms: Liebeslieder and Neue Liebeslieder
Morten Lauridsen: Les chansons des Roses

Now Is the Month of Maying
Saturday, June 1, 2013, 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Works by Morley, Weelkes, Mendelssohn, Holst, Elgar, Stanford, and others

2011–2012 Season
Remembrance and Reflections
Sunday, December 11, 2011, 3:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Johannes Brahms – Ein deutsches Requiem, for chorus and piano four hands
Samuel Barber – Agnus Dei
Jonathan David – The Tightened String: An Elegy for 9/11 (a world-premiere of a Central City Chorus commission)

Central City Cabaret IV: Eat, Drink and Be Merry
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Broadway Baby

A la gloire de Dieu
Thursday, March 15, 2012, 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Francis Poulenc – Messe en sol majeur
Guillaume de Machaut – Messe de Nostre Dame
Maurice Duruflé – Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens
Olivier Messiaen – O sacrum convivium

Making Waves
Saturday, June 2, 2012, 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Henryk Górecki – Szeroka Woda (Broad Waters)
Bob Chilcott – Making Waves
Eric Whitacre – Cloudburst
and presenting the NYC premiere of
The Elements of Change, for solo piano, by Chris Hughlett
(and other works)