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2019-2020 SEASON

2019-2020 CONCERT SEASON

SUBSCRIPTION INCLUDES

Candlelight Christmas Concert
Monday, December 16, or Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 7:30pm 

Baroque Celebration
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7:30pm

Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem
Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7:30pm

Bach Mass in B Minor
Thursday, April 30, 2018 at 7:30pm 

TWO SPECIAL NON-SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

Family Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 5:00pm

And the inaugural performance of:
Voices of The New
Astronautica – Women in Space
Spring 2020 TBA

SUBSCRIPTIONS
NOW AVAILABLE

The Voices of Ascension Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Dennis Keene, presents some of the most consistently polished and satisfying choral performances in New York City.
— The New York Times

50-50 CHALLENGE GOAL REACHED AND SURPASSED

We have reached and surpassed our $50,000 goal for The Voices 50-50 Challenge! Two of our board members pledged $50,000 and challenged us raise $50,000 by June 30. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the Voices of Ascension community, Voices of Ascension will soar into next season and beyond.

Choral music - the blended sound of voices - shows us how individuals working together can create something greater than ourselves. We are so extremely grateful to those who have joined with us to bring this music to life.

Take a moment to stop and listen to ByrdHoneggerMonteverdi, or Senior Voices: Over the Rainbow. You are hearing excellence deemed "luminous", "thrilling", and  "sensuous" by members of the press.

Does the sound move you? Please consider joining with those who have already contributed to the 50-50 Challenge?

Together we can build a strong foundation for Voices of Ascension. Ascend with us.

Will you consider making a gift today?

50-50 challenge $55,621 raised


ABOUT VOICES OF ASCENSION

Voices of Ascension Chorus & Orchestra founded in 1990 and directed by conductor Dennis Keene, presents exceptional performances of great works of music for chorus and orchestra. Over the course of its nearly 30-year history, Voices of Ascension has produced an annual concert series, released Grammy-nominated recordings, and engaged in artistic collaborations with the San Francisco Symphony, Mostly Mozart Festival, José Limón Dance, the Mark Morris Dance Group, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and others. Recent performances have been described as 'richly colored, impressive, and beautifully balanced' (Wall Street Journal) and 'inspired' (NY Times).

Dennis Keene, Artistic Director and Conductor of Voices of Ascension, is an internationally renowned conductor. Through his concerts and Grammy-nominated recordings with Voices of Ascension, regular guest appearances as conductor and teacher, and his work as Artistic Director of the Dennis Keene Choral Festival and Voices of Ascension Conductor Academy, he has become one of the preeminent figures in choral music today. Recipient of awards for exceptional artistry from The Juilliard School and Chorus America, Dr. Keene has also served on grants panels for the NEA and NYSCA as well as the board of Chorus America. 

New York City is blessed with several major classical choral groups; each has its own distinct character, mission and strengths, determined by its founders, its current director, its governance structure and its financial resources. The Voices of Ascension is a leader among these groups.
— TheaterScene.net

KEEP IN TOUCH WITH VOICES OF ASCENSION

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The choral blend was beautifully balanced...The music ebbed and flowed like waves in the ocean.
— The Wall Street Journal
The choir sounded luminous, hushed yet sensuous.
— The Classical Music Network
... a full range of human experiences, from grief to joy, from quiet contemplation to thrilling triumph...the concert was marvelous.
— TheaterScene.net

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