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Preëminent New York City-based early music ensemble TENET Vocal Artists begins its 12th series in 2020-21. Under Artistic Director Jolle Greenleaf, TENET Vocal Artists has won acclaim for its innovative programming, virtuosic singing and command of repertoire that spans the Middle Ages to the present day.
Renowned for their interpretations of Renaissance and Baroque repertoire, TENET Vocal Artists' distinguished soloists’ have been praised for their pristine one-voice-to-a-part singing “to an uncanny degree of precision” (The Boston Globe). TENET's highly praised Green Mountain Project gives annual performances of Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 and other Vespers that have been newly reconstructed and include music by Monteverdi, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Giovanni Gabrieli, Antoine Charpentier, Michael Praetorius, and their contemporaries.
Performances of modern-day fare have included performances of Arvo Pärt’s Passio at Carnegie Hall in 2014 and a new commission by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw. A driving force in cultivating the New York City early music community, TENET Vocal Artists collaborates regularly with other acclaimed ensembles and organizations including Dark Horse Consort, Five Boroughs Music Festival, Quicksilver Baroque, the Sebastians, and many others.
TENET Vocal Artists performs regularly at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Caramoor, Columbia University, Yale University, and numerous other venues in and around New York City. Further afield, TENET Vocal Artists has performed at the Festival Casals de Puerto Rico, Berkshire Bach Festival, Connecticut Early Music Festival, Costa Rica International Music Festival, and many other festivals and prominent locations throughout the United States, Latin America and Europe.
- TONight Series: In Darkness Let Me Dwell
- TONight Series: In Memoriam: Remembrances and Joy
- TONight Series: La vanité du monde
- TONight Series: Lucrezia
- TONight Series: Stile moderno
- TONight Series: Bacchus
- TONight Series: The Self-Accompanied Singer
- TONight Series: Along the River
- TONight Series: Bist du bei mir
- TONight Series: TENET Christmas
- TONight Series: Fydlstyks
- Heavenly Queens
- Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater
- Consider Yourself Warned