September 14, 2018
Church of St. Francis Xavier
MATA opens its 2018-19 season with a FREE concert, Divine Mysteries: Ángeloi, an immersive event featuring Cantata Profana, the ‘stylish early music ensemble’ (New York Times), performing world premieres by Emil Wojtacki (Compline: Ángeloi) and Kristina Wolfe (Antiphon). A setting of the Catholic Compline office scored for period instruments and voices, Compline: Ángeloi is being presented as a fully staged liturgy sung in Latin. Come to listen, come to sing.
April 2, 2018
Church of the Epiphany
The twentieth anniversary kicks off with MATA Divine Mysteries, the premiere event in a new initiative devoted to sacred music, hosted by Yorkville’s evocative Church of the Epiphany. At the center of the program is David M. Gordon’s mesmerizing song-cycle Mysteria Incarnationis and a world premiere miniature from MATA Alumnus Nico Muhly (MATA 2004, 2008). Miranda Cuckson, Ariadne Greif, Blair McMillen, Sarah Brailey, and Russell Greenberg perform.