This is the final full week of FREE holiday concerts weekday evenings at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel. The hotel’s fifth annual Choral Arts Celebration is one of New York’s most comprehensive, with a wide array of top vocal ensembles from the NYC metropolitan area, including young performers from one of New York City’s public schools.
They are performing weeknights through Dec. 23rd, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (with a half hour break at 6:15 p.m.) in the hotel lobby. The Barclay is at 111 East 48th St., at Madison Ave. Here is the schedule for this week:
December 16 – Greenwich Village Chamber Singers -Known for originality and diversity of its programming and the beauty of its sound.
December 17 – Khorikos -A cappella ensemble dedicated to distinctive interpretations of musical works ranging from medieval polyphony to contemporary sound sculpture.
December 18 – Sirens of Gotham – A fresh take on women’s a cappella and member of Manhattan chapter of Sweet Adelines International.
December 19 – The Renaissance Street Singers – Performing of 15th and 16th century sacred music.
December 20 – Big Apple Chorus – “Extraordinary group of ordinary men” with New York attitude, love of Broadway, in its 26th year.
Be sure to check the NYCOTC Christmas in NYC page for all the latest events, freebies and deals that make the holidays in New York City so magical.
Photo courtesy InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel