FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2021
Contact: Ben Niemczyk Vicky Lucas 914- 277-3955
Westchester Oratorio Society, Benjamin Niemczyk, Conductor, returns for its 24th season on Saturday evening, November 20, 2021 with a performance entitled, “The Brothers Haydn,” featuring Michael Haydn’s “Requiem” and Franz Joseph Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass” with Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, Soprano, Christine Browne-Munz, Alto, Vrushabh Doshi, Tenor, Joseph Parrish, Bass and the Society’s professional orchestra at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco.
Mr. Niemczyk who is beginning his 15th season as artistic director acknowledged the difficulties that the organization faced over the past year, but said he was very much looking forward to live concerts and sharing beautiful music with local audiences while providing performance opportunities for the many talented young professional musicians the group works with. He thanked the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Trust, for making the performance possible with a generous grant. All attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination prior to entry and to wear a mask.
“The Brothers Haydn” begins at 7:30 PM. Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco is located at 605 Millwood Road, Mount Kisco, NY. Tickets are $25 general, $40 preferred and $15 student in advance ($30/50/20 at the door). Advanced tickets are available through the group’s website, www.westchesteroratorio.org. For more information email WOSinformation@gmail.com. Find WOS on Facebook @westchesteroratorio and follow on Twitter @westchesterora and Instagram at westchesteroratorio.
About Westchester Oratorio Society
Founded in 1997 and currently under the direction Benjamin Niemczyk, the Westchester Oratorio Society is dedicated to bringing high level musical performances of choral masterworks, early music and modern compositions to local audiences in northern Westchester, while at the same time giving its volunteer singers, students and others the unique opportunity of preparing for and participating in such events. In doing so, WOS provides a community and educational experience for amateur singers of all levels while bringing exceptional performances with professional orchestras and soloists to local audiences.