Young People's Chorus of New York City, Francisco J. Núñez, Founder/Artistic Director
Concerts | 2014-2015 Season

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
New York Chorus Festival:
Benefit Concert for Victims of the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

Carnegie Hall

On Wednesday, March 11, the fourth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated portions of Japan in 2011, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City conducted by Elizabeth Núñez will join with other choruses from New York City and Japan to commemorate the date in a free concert in Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall at 8 p.m.

In a program of Japanese and American songs, participating choruses from New York also include the SoHarmoniums Women’s Choir conducted by its Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth Núñez and The Nippon Club Women’s Chorus conducted by Yoko Ojima.  Coming from Sendai and Ishinomaki to sing at Carnegie Hall are Vocal Ensemble Anima conducted by Mikio Hayakawa and from Fukuoka, Gumma, and Tokyo, The Amapola Women’s Chorus conducted by Tetsuo Yamada, with soprano soloist Yoshiko Yamada, who is also the director of the group.

In a very special highlight of the program, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City and the vocal Ensemble Anima will come together to sing Hana wa Saku (Flowers Will Bloom), a message from those who lost their lives to those they left behind.  With music by composer Kanno Yoko and lyrics by Iwai Shunji, the song rose to the top of the Japanese charts and generated worldwide compassion for the victims of this catastrophic event.

Free tickets are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, with a limit of 8 per person.

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Saturday, March 14
YPC in Festival of the Arts BOCA
Mizner Park Amphitheater
Boca Raton, Florida

Young People’s Chorus of New York City makes its Festival of the Arts debut in Boca Raton, Florida, on Saturday March 14, with an exciting performance that displays the range. vocal excellence, and showmanship of the award-winning chorus.  The first half of the concert, which begins at 7:30 pm and takes place in the Mizner Park Amphitheater, features YPC Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nunez conducting the chorus in thrilling selections from its tour program.  Following intermission, YPC joins the Festival Orchestra Boca and the Master Chorale of South Florida in what is considered Beethoven’s greatest composition, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”, conducted by Constantine Kitsopoulos.

The Festival of the Arts Boca runs from March 6 to 15.  Tickets for YPC’s March 14 performance range from $25 to $125, and are available by clicking here.  More information about the Festival of the Arts BOCA is available here.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015
YPC in "Meredith Monk and Friends"
Zankel Hall

YPC joins Meredith Monk and other ensembles from the new music, classical, jazz, and DJ worlds to demonstrate her wide-reaching influence and to celebrate her 50th anniversary of creating work in New York. Featuring an all-Monk program with Monk and her acclaimed Vocal Ensemble at the helm, the concert includes music from her opera ATLAS, selections from the acclaimed Songs of Ascension, and new arrangements and interpretations of existing works.

Tickets available through Carnegie Hall.

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Saturday, April 8, 2015 
John Adams' Transmigrations of Souls
with New York Choral Society

Carnegie Hall

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Saturday, April 25, 2015 
Radio Radiance
SubCulture

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
YPC Satellite Schools Concert
Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y

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Saturday, June 6, 2015
YPC Spring Concert
Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Transmusica: YPC with Jerusalem Youth Chorus

 

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Earlier this Season...

Monday, March 2, 2015
YPC Gala Benefit Concert and Dinner - March 2, 2015YPC Gala Benefit Evening

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Mark your calendars now for best seats for YPC's spectacular annual gala concert, featuring the Young People's Chorus of New York City, The New York Pops, and special guests from the Broadway stage: Norm Lewis, our host for the evening and the iconic superstar of "Phantom of the Opera,""Porgy and Bess," and ABC-TV's "Scandal"; Allison Blackwell, who returns to the cast of"The Lion King" on March 3; and Douglas Hodge, a Tony Award-winner for his role as Albin in "La Cage Aux Folles".

 

 

More information on the Gala page.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
YPC with University Glee Club
Alice Tully Hall

YPC was the guest of the University Glee Club of New York City (UGC), the venerable, all-men's choir in a concert that celebrated two momentous occasions:  the 120th anniversary year of UGC and the 20th anniversary of the first collaboration between UGC and YPC in 1995 at the very site of their initial association--Alice Tully Hall.  Francisco Núñez, who in addition to being the artistic director and founder of YPC, has also led UGC since 2000, led both choirs in a program of classical and contemporary gems, with a special highlight that included Gilbert & Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance.

 

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Thursday, December 18, at 7:00 p.m.
35th Annual "A City Singing at Christmas"
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Fifth Avenue and 51st Street

St. Patrick’s Cathedral once again welcomed the Young People’s Chorus of New York City conducted by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez to sing in its FREE annual “A City Singing at Christmas” celebration of this joyful time of year. The evening's program of traditional and contemporary Christmas hymns and carols, also featured the St. Patrick's Cathedral Choir conducted by Dr. Jennifer Pascual, the cathedral’s director of music; the New York City Master Chorale led by Artistic Director Thea Kano, as well as the New York Symphonic Brass and Daniel Brondel on The Cathedral Organ, all in the majesty of New York's magnificent cathedral.

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Saturday, December 13, at 3:30 p.m.
Young People's Chorus of New York City at Washington Heights
Fort George Presbyterian Church in Washington Heights
1525 St. Nicholas Ave. between 186th and 187th Streets

The Young People's Chorus of New York City at Washington Heights (YPCWH), the first after-school community program of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, is excited to sing a special free holiday concert for all of its families and friends in the Washington Heights-Inwood community.  The program of music from many holiday traditions will be led by YPC Conducting Fellow Maria Peña.

Concert is open to all:  Donations are welcome at the door.

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Saturday, December 6, at 3:30 and 7:00 p.m.
YPC Winter Concert: "Holidays in Our Home"
Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue

Two 92Y performances of one of the most highly anticipated events of the year by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, featured songs of the season from all over the world, holiday favorites, and some special musical surprises.

Tickets:  3:30 Matinee – Starting at $20
Tickets:  7:00 Evening - Starting at $25

Tickets are available at the box office, by phone at 212-415-5500, or online at www.92y.org.

Special Concert Sponsor Tickets are also available for $175 and may be reserved by contacting Shirley at 212-289-7779 ext. 10.

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November 20-23, 2014
Concerts and workshops with VocalEssence in the Twin Cities

YPC toured to Minneapolis/St. Paul as guests of Philip Brunelle and VocalEssence.

November 20

St. Paul High School Choral Festival
Johnson Senior High School
1349 Arcade Street, St. Paul

YPC Choral Workshop for 200 students from Central High School, Como Park Senior High School, Johnson Senior High School and Humboldt High School.
More info here.

November 21

8:00 - 10:30 a.m. YPC Choral Workshop for Roseville High School Choirs
Roseville High School
1240 County Road B-2 W, Roseville

11:00 - 2:00 p.m. Minnesota Public Radio performance and recording
For later national broadcast on Performance Today

4:15 - 5:15 p.m. ACDA-Minnesota Fall Conference
ACDA Workshop by Francisco J. Núñez and
Performance by YPC
St. Andrew's Lutheran Church
900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi

November 22

"VocalEssence Presents Young People's Chorus of New York City"
at Roseville Lutheran Church, 1215 Roselawn Avenue W

7:00 p.m. Pre-concert Conversation by MPR's John Birge with Francisco J. Núñez
8:00 p.m. Young People's Chorus of New York City in Concert

For tickets and information, call 612-371-5656 or visitwww.vocalessence.org/ypcnyc

November 23

10:30 a.m. Free YPC Performance
Plymouth Congregational Church
1919 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis

 

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