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Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Simon Rattle Conducts | A Special Preseason Event
7:00 PM

SOLD OUT The last in a yearlong series of performances that have been offered at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in honor of Maestro John Scott who served as Organist and Director of Music for eleven years and who died unexpectedly in August of 2015. Proceeds from the concert will be used to create the […]

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Clavier-√úbung III (German Organ Mass) – J.S. Bach
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In memory of the late John Scott, Benjamin Sheen plays the complete Clavier-√úbung III (No tickets required – Donation requested).

Friday, May 13, 2016

Music of Bach and Handel
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with Concert Royal and soloists. G.F. Handel’s Italianate ‘Dixit Domius’ is paired with J.S. Bach’s Cantatas 106 and 11, which expressively explore themes from death and the old law to paradise and the ascension. The Fifth Avenue doors open for this concert at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge, UK
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

St. John’s Cambridge tours to New York City for the first time in five years. Presenting a program of music by English composers, the concert will showcase the rich Anglican choral tradition of which the Choir is a leading exponent. The Fifth Avenue doors open for this concert at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Tuesday In Holy Week

Tuesday In Holy Week

O God, by the passion of thy blessed Son didst make an instrument of shameful death to be unto us the means of life: Grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ, that we may gladly suffer shame and loss for the sake of thy Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Musical Meditation: German Baroque Music for Passiontide
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

TENET and Parthenia perform Music by Scheidemann, Capricornus, Tunder and Buxtehude. No tickets required-Donation requested.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Monday In Holy Week

Monday In Holy Week

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other that the way of life and peace; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Musical Meditation: Le chemin de la croix
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Acting Director of Music Benjamin Sheen presents this work by Marcel Dupré as a Holy Week musical meditation. No tickets required-Donation requested.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Music for Lent: Seven Last Words from the Cross
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with Orchestra of St. Luke’s perform James MacMillan’s masterpiece ‘Seven Last Words from the Cross’ with works by John Taverner and Sir John Tavener. Online ticketing for tonight’s performance will close at 1pm. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Fifth Avenue entrance beginning at 6:30pm.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A Ceremony of Carols & Dancing Day
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Advanced ticket sales for this performance are now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at Fifth Avenue entrance beginning at 4:45 pm. This one-hour concert of A Ceremony of Carols (Benjamin Britten) & Dancing Day (John Rutter) begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm. All tickets are $40 general admission with a reserved section […]

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Handel’s Messiah
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Advanced ticket sales for tonight’s performance are now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Fifth Avenue doors beginning at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Handel’s Messiah
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Advanced ticketing for tonight’s performance is now closed. Tickets will be available for sale at 6:30 pm at the church entrance.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Mozart Requiem & Haydn Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass)
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Mozart’s most beloved choral masterpiece paired with Haydn’s largest and most well-known Mass, each written within a decade of the other, will display the finest in the repertoire of the Classical period. The Fifth Avenue doors open for this concert at […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Handel’s Israel in Egypt
7:30 pm - 9:35 pm

Click or tap the red link above to find out more about this event. Tickets are no longer available online. You may buy tickets at the door. Fifth Avenue Doors open at 6:30 pm. You may purchase tickets at the door (only for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church). Prime ($75) and […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tuesday In Holy Week

Tuesday In Holy Week

O God, by the passion of thy blessed Son didst make an instrument of shameful death to be unto us the means of life: Grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ, that we may gladly suffer shame and loss for the sake of thy Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Musical Meditation: Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ” – The Dodd String Quartet
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

No Tickets or Reservations Required – Donation Requested

Monday, March 30, 2015

Monday In Holy Week

Monday In Holy Week

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other that the way of life and peace; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Musical Meditation: “Symphonia Elegiaca” by Camil van Hulse
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

No Tickets or Reservations Required – Donation Requested

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm

The Fifth Avenue doors open at 6:30pm. Click or tap the red link above to find out more about this event. Tickets are no longer available online. We still have tickets available which will be on sale at the door for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church only.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Cuthbert
The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, U.K.
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Fifth Avenue doors open at 6:30pm. Click or tap the red link above to find out more about this event. Tickets are no longer available online. We still have a limited number of tickets available which will be on sale at the door for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church only.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A Ceremony of Carols (Benjamin Britten) & Dancing Day (John Rutter)
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This one-hour concert begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm. All tickets are $40 general admission with a reserved section up front for Friends of Music Donors. Seating begins at 4:45pm. Tickets are no longer available online but may still be purchased at the door from 4:30-5:30pm with cash or a check made out to […]

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Handel’s Messiah
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Fifth Avenue doors open for this concert at 6:30pm. Tickets are no longer available online, but there are still open seating tickets available and you may purchase them at the door for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church. Space is limited so get to the church as quickly as you can!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Handel’s Messiah
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Fifth Avenue doors open for this concert at 6:30pm. Tickets are no longer available online, but there are still tickets available and you may purchase them at the door for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church.

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Choir of Westminster Abbey, London
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Fifth Avenue doors open for this concert at 6:30pm. Tickets are no longer available online, but there are still tickets available and you may purchase them at the door for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church.

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