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Quire & Place: the seventh season

In quires and places where they sing. . .

Rockefeller Chapel’s signature concert series Quire & Place features the Chapel Choir and the Decani—directed by James Kallembach—presenting the best of new choral music, including newly commissioned works, alongside beloved classics

Sacred Powers of Animals
Friday February 23 | 7:30 pm

A concert of music celebrating the wisdom and ways of animals: George Crumb’s Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale), with Russell Rolen CELLO, Timothy Munro FLUTE, and Daniel Pesca PIANO, and R. Murray Schafer’s whimsical and rarely heard A Medieval Bestiary, along with music of John Tavener and other music celebrating animals. Sung by the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, conducted by James Kallembach. $20 at the door, free to students.


Music of Exile
Sunday April 22 | 4:30 pm

A choral concert featuring the world première of Kala Pierson’s Mother of Exiles, written in honor of Dean Elizabeth Davenport, alongside Pierson’s She Was Warned for voice and piano, Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia, and music of Hildegard, Hindemith, Byrd, Brahms, and DeMonte. $20 at the door, free to students.