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Kent Tritle

Kent Tritle

Official organist of the New York Philharmonic, Kent Tritle was called “the brightest star in New York’s choral music world” by the New York Times. One of the music scene’s busiest conductors and keyboard artists, Tritle is the Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and serves as Music Director of Musica Sacra (the longest continuously performing professional chorus in NYC) and of the Oratorio Society of New York.

Mr. Tritle has prepared choruses for conductors including Leonard Slatkin, Michael Tilson Thomas and Philippe Entremont, and has collaborated with dozens of world-renowned performers from Renee Fleming, Marilyn Horne, Susan Graham and Sherrill Milnes, to Yo-Yo Ma and Andre Previn.

As an organ recitalist Tritle performs regularly around the world from the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Westminster Abbey to Lincoln Center. He’s made more than a dozen recordings and has been on the faculties of both the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music.

While in Sarasota, Kent Tritle will be giving a solo recital on Sunday, February 26th, at Church of the Palms. At his appearances the following day for Music Mondays, you’ll get to know this great artist through lively conversations and different performances.