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YNYC Mixed Ensemble presents: Happiness

The following are program notes from YNYC Artistic Director Michael Kerschner for this Saturday, December 17’s YNYC Mixed Ensemble concert “Happiness.” To purchase your tickets, please visit ynychappiness.bpt.me. “Truly to sing, that is a different breath.” – Rainer Maria Rilke The collective noise of 2016 has amplified the ugliest voices of our time. Beautiful sentiments […]

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Sensation

Considered broadly, culture provides evidence that history repeats itself. The wisdom of past generations fade from view and our memory of them lose vitality. The long-term memory of humanity resonates in the things that have been have created. The desires, hardships, calamities, and joys of our ancestors ring in the foundations of the Roman Forum, […]

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YNYC “Multitudes” Program Notes

The following are program notes from YNYC Artistic Director Michael Kerschner for this Saturday, June 4’s YNYC Mixed Ensemble concert “Multitudes.” To purchase your tickets, please visit ynycmultitudes.bpt.me. This is YNYC’s 15th anniversary concert, and we are thrilled to mark this occasion with performances of three World Premieres and the Mozart Requiem! It is a […]

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YNYC Mixed Ensemble presents: Multitudes

The final concert of YNYC’s 15th anniversary season, Multitudes features the finalists in the annual Competition for Young Composers: Connor James Koppin, Dale Trumbore, and Matthew Recio. The evening will culminate in a special performance of Mozart’s Requiem in partnership with YNYC alumni and the esteemed New York Repertory Orchestra. We hope you will join […]

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YNYC Women’s Ensemble presents: Ties That Bind

The Japanese have a term, kenzoku, which translated literally means “family.” Its connotation suggests an unbreakable bond between people who have made a decision to become a part of each others story; in a larger sense their destiny. It implies the deepest connection of friendship. In their upcoming May 15 cabaret performance Ties That Bind, […]

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Calling all YNYC alumni! Sing with us on June 4

This is a special message for all YNYC alumni. In honor of our 15th anniversary, we hope you’ll consider singing with us and catching up with the ensemble! Dear YNYC alumni, Hello from the current ensemble! This year marks YNYC’s 15th anniversary, and we’ve called this season Connections. We’d like to invite you to connect […]

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YNYC presents: Orbital Family

On Saturday, March 12, all three YNYC ensembles (women’s, mixed, and chamber) will join together for “Orbital Family.” Below are program notes from YNYC Artistic Director Michael Kerschner on the concert. There is a time of day when the horizon is lit by zodiacal light; the glow of stardust known as false dawn. Not day […]

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YNYC Mixed Ensemble presents: The Triumph of the Sky

On Friday December 4, the YNYC Mixed Ensemble presented their holiday concert: The Triumph of the Sky. Here are the performance’s program notes from Michael Kerschner, Artistic Director. “With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.” ― William Wordsworth Many […]

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Welcome to YNYC’s 15th Season!

Introducing the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus 2015/16 Season: CONNECTIONS Celebrating 15 years of exceptionally sung, dramatically presented performances with the Mixed, Women’s, and Chamber Ensembles Coupling [Saturday, October 24th 2015] The Women’s Ensemble participates in YNYC’s third collaboration with Ensemble 212 to perform Mahler’s enchanting 3rd Symphony. The Triumph of the Sky [Saturday, December 5th […]

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“I Am…” and “Love Is…”: YNYC Wraps Up 2014/15 Concert Season

The following are program notes from YNYC’s final concerts of the season: “I Am…” (women’s chorus, Sunday May 31) and “Love Is…” (mixed ensemble, Saturday June 6). We hope you’ll join us for this Saturday’s concert (June 6 at 7 PM, 40 E 35th St) to enjoy beautiful music and hear our finalists in the […]

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