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Concert Review: Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Soprano Sherezade Panthaki – Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ and More

Orchestra of St. Luke's at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park

The 'Four Seasons' benefitted especially from the outdoor setting. A real bird sang during the twittering of the violins in the first movement of 'Spring.' A dog barked. During 'Summer' real crickets formed a chorale as, in the music, a goatherd wept and a storm threatened.

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Concert Review: Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with Orchestra of St. Luke’s – Haydn’s ‘Creation’ (NYC, 10/27/2016)

A joyful, optimistic, brilliantly composed vision, Haydn's great oratorio jibed perfectly with Enlightenment philosophy, and went on to offer a couple of hours of comfort and relief as war darkened the start of the 19th century. Today, it continues to bring joy.

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Concert Review: Saint Thomas Choir and Orchestra of St. Luke’s – Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ and Haydn’s ‘Missa in Angustiis’ (NYC Nov. 12 2015)

Mozart's unearthly achievement with his unfinished 'Requiem' was on glorious display.

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