RIVERDALE CHORAL SOCIETY HONORS MUSIC DIRECTOR JOHN LETTIERI WITH A MAY 7 CONCERT FEATURING THE WORLD BELOVED, A BLUEGRASS MASS

The Riverdale Choral Society will present a concert of works from different folk traditions to honor John Lettieri on his fifteenth anniversary as Music Director. The concert, which will take place on Sunday, May 7, at 3:00 PM, will feature The World Beloved, A Bluegrass Mass by Carol Barnett with lyrics by Marisha Chamberlain. Danya Katok will sing the soprano solos. The program will begin with a selection of folk songs from the United States, England, and New Zealand. Music Director John Lettieri will conduct the chorus. Accompaniment will be provided by a bluegrass band and pianist Mun-Tzung Wong.

The concert will take place at Christ Church Riverdale. The church is located at 5030 Henry Hudson Parkway at West 252 Street on the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway service road. Street parking is available. To travel by car, take the Henry Hudson Parkway to the West 246 Street Exit and continue north on the frontage road. To travel by public transportation, take the #1 train to West 231 Street, then take bus Bx7 or Bx10 to West 252 Street or take the BxM1 or BxM2 express bus to West 252 Street.

Admission is $25. Tickets can be purchased online at www.riverdalechoral.org.

For further information: visit www.riverdalechoral.org or contact riverdalechoral@gmail.com

RIVERDALE CHORAL SOCIETY, May 2023

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