An Amor Artis Holiday

December 3, 2017, 4 p.m.

Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral

Mott Street at Prince Street

Filling all corners of the exquisite space of Old St. Patrick’s, this beautiful, immersive concert experience combines the pristine sound of Amor Artis with sparkling brilliance of trumpets, the warm glow of harp and English horn, and the one-of-a-kind sound of special guest Eddie Barbash on alto saxophone. The program combines works from the Middle Ages and Renaissance with contemporary choral gems and lush arrangements of holiday favorites like O Holy Night and Auld Lang Syne.

A Bach New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2017, 8 p.m.

Church of the Holy Trinity 

88th Street at Second Avenue

Ring in 2018 with the festive splendor of J.S. Bach, featuring Cantata 171, for New Year's Day, "Singet dem Herrn;" the virtuosic motet by the same title; the exuberant Brandenburg Concerto No. 2;  the Concerto in C Minor for Violin and Oboe; and Bach's sublime plea for peace, "Dona Nobis Pacem."   

Reflection and Refuge

March 18, 2018, 4 p.m.

Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral

Mott Street at Prince Street

Amor Artis presents Dietrich Buxtehude's 17th-century masterpiece, Membra Jesu Nostri, with 21st-century responses, including To the Hands by Pulitzer Prize winning composer Caroline Shaw; a work by Gregory Spears, whose work has been called "astonishingly beautiful" (New York Times); and a world premiere of a commission by Zachary Wadsworth. 

Reception will follow the concert.

Claudio Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610

May 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic 

213 West 82nd Street

Amor Artis closes its season with one of the most splendid and richly varied works of the entire canon, Claudio Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610. Singers, arrayed throughout the gorgeous space of Holy Trinity, will be joined by a band of strings, sackbuts, cornetti, and theorbo to bring to life this one-of-a-kind masterpiece.