New York University music faculty member Francisco J. Núñez presents a festival of four choral performances featuring 10 major composers and a variety of musical genres from folk to jazz, spirituals to contemporary August 10-13 at the NYU Frederick Loewe Theatre at 35 West 4th Street, New York City.
Núñez is the director of The Select Chorus and The Women’s Chorus in The Steinhardt School of Education’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, and founder/artistic director of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. Tickets cost $25 for all four concerts.*
WHAT: Transient Glory Music Festival concerts at New York University, featuring the Young People’s Chorus of NYC.
WHEN: Concert I: Wednesday, August 10 7:30 p.m. Conducted by Francisco Núñez.
Concert II: Thursday, August 11 7:30 p.m. Works performed include those by David Del Tredici, Tod Machover, Michael Torke, Judith Weir, Jim Papoulis, and Dominick Argento.
Concert III: Friday, August 12 12:30 p.m. Works performed include those by Benjamin Lees, Bright Sheng, Nils Vigeland, Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum, and Michael Nyman.
Concert IV: Saturday, August 13 7:30 p.m. Works performed include those by Samuel Adler, Kevin James, Walter Thompson, Elena Katz-Chernin; Geoffrey Burgon, and John Tavener.
WHERE: New York University, Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, New York City
* For more information about Transient Glory, contact 212.289.7779. To purchase the Transient Glory Festival pass, call Y-Charge at 212.415.5500. For media inquiries, contact Jennifer Zwiebel, NYU Steinhardt Public Affairs, 212.998.6797.
Editor’s Note: The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, in residence at the 92nd Street Y and WNYC Radio, performs more than 70 concerts, operas, and workshops annually in New York and beyond.
Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions offers unparalleled undergraduate and graduate study in instrumental and vocal classical, jazz and music theatre performance, music composition, music technology, music education, music business, and educational theatre.