The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbum, Artistic Director and ConductorThe New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director, will present More Premieres, the second concert of their 2013-14 concert season on Sunday, March 30 at 3:00 PM at Kaufman Center’s Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th St. (btw Broadway and Amsterdam) in Manhattan. The afternoon will also include a 2:15 PM talk with the composers. This event is co-sponsored by Merkin Concert Hall.

The concert will present American Premieres of a cantata by Ernst Krenek, Thea Musgrave’s new work describing the return of Odysseus to Ithaca and all the perils he encounters on the way, and Yotam Haber’s modern twist on Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ, I AM (2011). Also on the program are Confessions from the Blogosphere by NYVS’s most recent competition winner, Karen Siegel, and a World Premiere of a new work by Michael Schachter, a recipient of BMI’s 2013 Student Composers Award.

Special guests will be Mary Mackenzie, soprano; Brent Funderburk, piano, and Kaufman Music Center’s Vox Nova Choir of Special Music School, Emily John, director.

Tickets for the March 30 concert are $25/$20 students/seniors. For tickets or more information, call Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center at 212-501-3330 or visit http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/new-york-virtuoso-singers-more-premieres.

More about the Virtuoso Singers at http://www.nyvirtuoso.org/aboutus.htm. Join their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-New-York-Virtuoso-Singers/130509011774.

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