Events

Sunday, December 11, 2022
2:00 PM

The Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra of New York

Carnegie Hall

Conducting The Cecilia Chorus of New York with orchestra in Ballad of the Brown King by Margaret Bonds, with music by J.S. Bach (Magnificat and Cantata #5 from Christmas Oratorio).

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Saturday, December 17, 2022
7:00 PM

Cantori New York Holiday Concert

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

The beloved annual holiday concert from Cantori New York.

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Sunday, December 18, 2022
3:00 PM 

Cantori New York Holiday Concert

Same program as December 17.

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Sunday, January 22, 2023
2:30 PM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony

Confederation Centre

Conducting The Prince Edward Island Symphony in Mahler Symphony no. 5 (reduction by Yoon-Jae Lee), preceded by Baby-Serenade by Erich Korngold.

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Saturday, March 4, 2023
8:00 PM

Cantori New York

Church of the Holy Apostle

Conducting Cantori New York in music for voices and instruments by Lembit Beecher, Benjamin C. S. Boyle, and Adolphus Hailstork.

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Sunday, March 5, 2023
3:00 PM

Cantori New York

Same program as March 4.

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Sunday, April 16, 2023
2:00 PM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony

Confederation Centre

Conducting The Prince Edward Island Symphony in Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 4 and Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #3 with Sarah Hagen.

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Friday, April 28, 2023
8:00 PM 

The Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra of New York

Carnegie Hall

Conducting The Cecilia Chorus of New York with orchestra in the world premiere of the orchestral version of Neither Separated, Nor Undone (words and music by Derrick Skye), and the first-ever Carnegie Hall performance of a choral-orchestral work — her Dixit Dominus — by Marianna von Martines, a contemporary of Mozart’s. Also on the program: music by Bartok and Mozart.

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Saturday, May 20, 2023
8:00 PM

Cantori New York

Church of the Holy Apostles

The world premiere of Herrick’s Oratorio by David del Tredici, plus the New York premiere of El hombre errante by Gabriele Lena Frank.

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Monday, April 6, 2020
7:30 PM

Nova Sinfonia plays Brahms, Goldmark and Liszt

HalifaxCanada

Guest conductor leads the Halifax ensemble Nova Sinfonia “Im Frühling” by Goldmark, Liszt Piano Concerto no. 2, and Brahms Symphony no. 1

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Friday, May 8, 2020
7:00 PM

Orff's CARMINA BURANA and Walton's BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST

Carnegie Hall

Music Director Mark Shapiro leads The Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra of New York in Orff’s CARMINA BURANA and Walton’s BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST.

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Sunday, April 19, 2020
2:00 PM

PEISO plays Copland and Rachmaninoff

Confederation Centre

Music Director leads the Prince Edward Island Symphony in Aaron Copland’s Symphony no. 3 and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto no. 3. With Sarah Hagen, piano.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020
8:00 PM

Cantori New York sings music by Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

Artistic Director leads Cantori New York in works by Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020
3:00 PM 

Cantori New York sings Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree

Church of the Holy Apostles

Artistic Director leads Cantori New York in works by Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020
8:00 PM

Mark Shapiro conducts Robert Paterson's THREE-WAY at Mostly Modern

Arthur Zankel Music Center

Conducting Robert Paterson’s opera trilogy THREE-WAY at Mostly Modern Festival in Saratoga Springs in a production directed by John De Los Santos.

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Saturday, December 5, 2020
3:00 PM

Harlem Opera Theater 2020 Vocal Competition livestream

Judges: Malcolm Merriweather, Mark Shapiro, Damien Sneed. Chair: Gregory Hopkins

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Saturday, August 21, 2021
1:30 PM

Oratorio Society of New York Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition

I look forward to again serving as a judge for this competition!

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Sunday, October 17, 2021
2:30 PM

Works by Copland, Mendelssohn and others with PEI Symphony

Homburg Theatre, Confederation Centre

This mixed program includes the Elegy by Edward Elgar; Ancient Airs & Dances Suite no. 3 by Ottorino Respighi; the Concerto for Clarinet by Aaron Copland with Jamie Marks, clarinet; Novellette op. 52 no. 4 by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor; the tango Tres Minutos con la Realidad by Astor Piazzolla (100th birthday tribute); Mendelssohn Sinfonia for Strings no. 7 in D major.

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Thursday, October 21, 2021
7:00 PM

Fauré Requiem with Cantori New York for "Death of Classical"

Green-wood

Thrilled to conduct CANTORI NEW YORK in Fauré’s Requiem on the distinguished and life-affirming series THE ANGEL’S SHARE at Green-wood Cemetery.

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Friday, October 22, 2021
7:00 PM

Fauré Requiem with Cantori New York for "Death of Classical"

Green-wood Cemetery

Thrilled to conduct CANTORI NEW YORK in Fauré’s Requiem on the distinguished and life-affirming series THE ANGEL’S SHARE at Green-wood Cemetery.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021
7:00 PM

Fauré Requiem with Cantori New York for "Death of Classical"

Green-wood Cemetery

Thrilled to conduct CANTORI NEW YORK in Fauré’s Requiem on the distinguished and life-affirming series THE ANGEL’S SHARE at Green-wood Cemetery.

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Saturday, November 6, 2021
8:00 PM

Conducting Arvo Pärt Kanon Pokajanen with Cantori New York

Church of St. Francis Xavier

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Sunday, November 7, 2021
2:00 PM

Conducting Arvo Pärt Kanon Pokajanen with Cantori New York

Church of St. Francis Xavier

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Sunday, November 21, 2021
2:30 PM

Dvorak Symphony no. 9 "New World" with Prince Edward Island Symphony

Homburg Theatre, Confederation Centre

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Friday, December 10, 2021
8:00 PM

Mark Shapiro conducts Handel/Mozart and Margaret Bonds at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

An imaginative program comprising the Carnegie Hall debut of Ballad of the Brown King by Margaret Bonds with the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah in Mozart’s orchestration.

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Saturday, December 11, 2021
5:00 PM

Cantori New York annual holiday concert

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

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Sunday, December 12, 2021
3:00 PM

Cantori New York annual holiday concert

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
7:30 PM

The Rake's Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts

The Juilliard School, Willson Theater

In collaboration with student pianists at Juilliard Vocal Arts, Mark Shapiro devises and conducts a chamber version of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts. Louisa Müller directs.

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Friday, February 18, 2022
7:30 PM

The Rake's Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts

The Juilliard School, Willson Theater

In collaboration with student pianists at Juilliard Vocal Arts, Mark Shapiro devises and conducts a chamber version of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts. Louisa Müller directs.

More Info
Sunday, February 20, 2022
2:00 PM

The Rake's Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts

The Juilliard School, Willson Theater

In collaboration with student pianists at Juilliard Vocal Arts, Mark Shapiro devises and conducts a chamber version of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts. Louisa Müller directs.

More Info
Saturday, March 5, 2022
8:00 PM

Conducting music by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro conducts Cantori New York in works by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore, on a theme of the literary voices of women in later life. Texts by Iris Murdoch, Virginia Woolf and others.

More Info
Sunday, March 6, 2022
3:00 PM

Conducting music by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro conducts Cantori New York in works by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore, on a theme of the literary voices of women in later life. Texts by Iris Murdoch, Virginia Woolf and others.

More Info
Saturday, April 2, 2022
8:00 PM

Conducting Carmina Burana and Rite of Spring at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

A very original program on a theme of spring awakening. Two works for chorus with four pianos and percussion: Carmina Burana and Rite of Spring in an arrangement by Seann Alderking. Featuring Blair MacMillan, piano.

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Saturday, May 14, 2022
8:00 PM

Conducting premieres by Adolphus Hailstork and Stuart Greenbaum

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro leads Cantori New York in premieres of Ghost Chorales by Adolphus Hailstork, for chorus and brass trio on texts by Walt Whitman; and Brought to Light by Melbourne composer Stuart Greenbaum, for chorus, string sextet and vibraphone.

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Sunday, May 15, 2022
3:00 PM

Conducting premieres by Adolphus Hailstork and Stuart Greenbaum

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro leads Cantori New York in premieres of Ghost Chorales by Adolphus Hailstork, for chorus and brass trio on texts by Walt Whitman; and Brought to Light by Melbourne composer Stuart Greenbaum, for chorus, string sextet and vibraphone.

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Thursday, June 9, 2022
7:30 PM

Conducting "Shakespeare!" -- a devised program

Church of St. Francis Xavier

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
8:00 PM

SOUTHERN CROSSINGS, new opera by Zaid Jabri

John Jay Theater

Conducting the world premiere of Southern Crossings by Zaid Jabri, libretto by Yvette Christiansë and Rosalind Morris.

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Saturday, June 18, 2022
8:00 PM

SOUTHERN CROSSINGS by Zaid Jabri

John Jay Theater

Conducting the world premiere of Southern Crossings by Zaid Jabri, libretto by Yvette Christiansë and Rosalind Morris.

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Fri, Jul 1, 2022,4:30 PM
Fri, Jul 29, 2022, 5:30 PM

The European American Musical Alliance

Serving as Director of Conducting with The European American Musical Alliance, back live in Paris for the first time since 2019.

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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, 5:00 PM -
Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, 2:00 PM

Auditions for Juilliard

New York, NY

Julliard School

Audition for my conducting classes at the Juilliard Extension Division.

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Sunday, October 16, 2022
2:30 PM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony

Prince Edward Island, Canada

Confederation Centre of the Arts Charlottetown

Conducting The Prince Edward Island Symphony in music by Missy Mazzoli, Franz Strauss, and Johannes Brahms (Symphony no. 1). With Justin Amador, horn.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022 -
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2022

Fort Green Conducting Workshop

Brooklyn, NY

Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew

Teaching the inaugural orchestral conducting workshop for this new organization.

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Saturday, November 12, 2022
8:00 PM

Cantori New York

New York, NY

Church of the Holy Apostles

Conducting Cantori New York in the world premiere of Neither Separated, Nor Undone for chorus and instruments. Words and music by Derrick Skye.  Also on the program: works by George Walker and Tarik O’Regan.

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Sunday, November 13, 2022
3:00 PM

Cantori New York

Same program as Saturday November 12.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday, December 11, 2022
2:00 PM

The Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra of New York

Carnegie Hall

Conducting The Cecilia Chorus of New York with orchestra in Ballad of the Brown King by Margaret Bonds, with music by J.S. Bach (Magnificat and Cantata #5 from Christmas Oratorio).

get tickets
Saturday, December 17, 2022
7:00 PM

Cantori New York Holiday Concert

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

The beloved annual holiday concert from Cantori New York.

get tickets
Sunday, December 18, 2022
3:00 PM 

Cantori New York Holiday Concert

Same program as December 17.

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Sunday, January 22, 2023
2:30 PM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony

Confederation Centre

Conducting The Prince Edward Island Symphony in Mahler Symphony no. 5 (reduction by Yoon-Jae Lee), preceded by Baby-Serenade by Erich Korngold.

get tickets
Saturday, March 4, 2023
8:00 PM

Cantori New York

Church of the Holy Apostle

Conducting Cantori New York in music for voices and instruments by Lembit Beecher, Benjamin C. S. Boyle, and Adolphus Hailstork.

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Sunday, March 5, 2023
3:00 PM

Cantori New York

Same program as March 4.

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Sunday, April 16, 2023
2:00 PM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony

Confederation Centre

Conducting The Prince Edward Island Symphony in Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 4 and Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #3 with Sarah Hagen.

get tickets
Friday, April 28, 2023
8:00 PM 

The Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra of New York

Carnegie Hall

Conducting The Cecilia Chorus of New York with orchestra in the world premiere of the orchestral version of Neither Separated, Nor Undone (words and music by Derrick Skye), and the first-ever Carnegie Hall performance of a choral-orchestral work — her Dixit Dominus — by Marianna von Martines, a contemporary of Mozart’s. Also on the program: music by Bartok and Mozart.

get tickets
Saturday, May 20, 2023
8:00 PM

Cantori New York

Church of the Holy Apostles

The world premiere of Herrick’s Oratorio by David del Tredici, plus the New York premiere of El hombre errante by Gabriele Lena Frank.

get tickets

PAST EVENTS

Monday, April 6, 2020
7:30 PM

Nova Sinfonia plays Brahms, Goldmark and Liszt

HalifaxCanada

Guest conductor leads the Halifax ensemble Nova Sinfonia “Im Frühling” by Goldmark, Liszt Piano Concerto no. 2, and Brahms Symphony no. 1

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Friday, May 8, 2020
7:00 PM

Orff's CARMINA BURANA and Walton's BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST

Carnegie Hall

Music Director Mark Shapiro leads The Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra of New York in Orff’s CARMINA BURANA and Walton’s BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST.

get tickets
Sunday, April 19, 2020
2:00 PM

PEISO plays Copland and Rachmaninoff

Confederation Centre

Music Director leads the Prince Edward Island Symphony in Aaron Copland’s Symphony no. 3 and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto no. 3. With Sarah Hagen, piano.

get tickets
Saturday, May 16, 2020
8:00 PM

Cantori New York sings music by Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

Artistic Director leads Cantori New York in works by Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree.

get tickets
Sunday, May 17, 2020
3:00 PM 

Cantori New York sings Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree

Church of the Holy Apostles

Artistic Director leads Cantori New York in works by Robert Maggio and Paul Crabtree.

get tickets
Saturday, June 20, 2020
8:00 PM

Mark Shapiro conducts Robert Paterson's THREE-WAY at Mostly Modern

Arthur Zankel Music Center

Conducting Robert Paterson’s opera trilogy THREE-WAY at Mostly Modern Festival in Saratoga Springs in a production directed by John De Los Santos.

get tickets
Saturday, December 5, 2020
3:00 PM

Harlem Opera Theater 2020 Vocal Competition livestream

Judges: Malcolm Merriweather, Mark Shapiro, Damien Sneed. Chair: Gregory Hopkins

get tickets
Saturday, August 21, 2021
1:30 PM

Oratorio Society of New York Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition

I look forward to again serving as a judge for this competition!

get tickets
Sunday, October 17, 2021
2:30 PM

Works by Copland, Mendelssohn and others with PEI Symphony

Homburg Theatre, Confederation Centre

This mixed program includes the Elegy by Edward Elgar; Ancient Airs & Dances Suite no. 3 by Ottorino Respighi; the Concerto for Clarinet by Aaron Copland with Jamie Marks, clarinet; Novellette op. 52 no. 4 by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor; the tango Tres Minutos con la Realidad by Astor Piazzolla (100th birthday tribute); Mendelssohn Sinfonia for Strings no. 7 in D major.

get tickets
Thursday, October 21, 2021
7:00 PM

Fauré Requiem with Cantori New York for "Death of Classical"

Green-wood

Thrilled to conduct CANTORI NEW YORK in Fauré’s Requiem on the distinguished and life-affirming series THE ANGEL’S SHARE at Green-wood Cemetery.

get tickets
Friday, October 22, 2021
7:00 PM

Fauré Requiem with Cantori New York for "Death of Classical"

Green-wood Cemetery

Thrilled to conduct CANTORI NEW YORK in Fauré’s Requiem on the distinguished and life-affirming series THE ANGEL’S SHARE at Green-wood Cemetery.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021
7:00 PM

Fauré Requiem with Cantori New York for "Death of Classical"

Green-wood Cemetery

Thrilled to conduct CANTORI NEW YORK in Fauré’s Requiem on the distinguished and life-affirming series THE ANGEL’S SHARE at Green-wood Cemetery.

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Saturday, November 6, 2021
8:00 PM

Conducting Arvo Pärt Kanon Pokajanen with Cantori New York

Church of St. Francis Xavier
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Sunday, November 7, 2021
2:00 PM

Conducting Arvo Pärt Kanon Pokajanen with Cantori New York

Church of St. Francis Xavier
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Sunday, November 21, 2021
2:30 PM

Dvorak Symphony no. 9 "New World" with Prince Edward Island Symphony

Homburg Theatre, Confederation Centre
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Friday, December 10, 2021
8:00 PM

Mark Shapiro conducts Handel/Mozart and Margaret Bonds at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

An imaginative program comprising the Carnegie Hall debut of Ballad of the Brown King by Margaret Bonds with the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah in Mozart’s orchestration.

get tickets
Saturday, December 11, 2021
5:00 PM

Cantori New York annual holiday concert

Church of St. Luke in the Fields
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Sunday, December 12, 2021
3:00 PM

Cantori New York annual holiday concert

Church of St. Luke in the Fields
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
7:30 PM

The Rake's Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts

The Juilliard School, Willson Theater

In collaboration with student pianists at Juilliard Vocal Arts, Mark Shapiro devises and conducts a chamber version of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts. Louisa Müller directs.

get tickets
Friday, February 18, 2022
7:30 PM

The Rake's Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts

The Juilliard School, Willson Theater

In collaboration with student pianists at Juilliard Vocal Arts, Mark Shapiro devises and conducts a chamber version of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts. Louisa Müller directs.

get tickets
Sunday, February 20, 2022
2:00 PM

The Rake's Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts

The Juilliard School, Willson Theater

In collaboration with student pianists at Juilliard Vocal Arts, Mark Shapiro devises and conducts a chamber version of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with Juilliard Vocal Arts. Louisa Müller directs.

get tickets
Saturday, March 5, 2022
8:00 PM

Conducting music by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro conducts Cantori New York in works by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore, on a theme of the literary voices of women in later life. Texts by Iris Murdoch, Virginia Woolf and others.

get tickets
Sunday, March 6, 2022
3:00 PM

Conducting music by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro conducts Cantori New York in works by Paul Crabtree, Robert Maggio, and Ben Moore, on a theme of the literary voices of women in later life. Texts by Iris Murdoch, Virginia Woolf and others.

get tickets
Saturday, April 2, 2022
8:00 PM

Conducting Carmina Burana and Rite of Spring at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

A very original program on a theme of spring awakening. Two works for chorus with four pianos and percussion: Carmina Burana and Rite of Spring in an arrangement by Seann Alderking. Featuring Blair MacMillan, piano.

get tickets
Saturday, May 14, 2022
8:00 PM

Conducting premieres by Adolphus Hailstork and Stuart Greenbaum

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro leads Cantori New York in premieres of Ghost Chorales by Adolphus Hailstork, for chorus and brass trio on texts by Walt Whitman; and Brought to Light by Melbourne composer Stuart Greenbaum, for chorus, string sextet and vibraphone.

get tickets
Sunday, May 15, 2022
3:00 PM

Conducting premieres by Adolphus Hailstork and Stuart Greenbaum

Church of the Holy Apostles

Mark Shapiro leads Cantori New York in premieres of Ghost Chorales by Adolphus Hailstork, for chorus and brass trio on texts by Walt Whitman; and Brought to Light by Melbourne composer Stuart Greenbaum, for chorus, string sextet and vibraphone.

get tickets
Thursday, June 9, 2022
7:30 PM

Conducting "Shakespeare!" -- a devised program

Church of St. Francis Xavier
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Thursday, June 16, 2022
8:00 PM

SOUTHERN CROSSINGS, new opera by Zaid Jabri

John Jay Theater

Conducting the world premiere of Southern Crossings by Zaid Jabri, libretto by Yvette Christiansë and Rosalind Morris.

get tickets
Saturday, June 18, 2022
8:00 PM

SOUTHERN CROSSINGS by Zaid Jabri

John Jay Theater

Conducting the world premiere of Southern Crossings by Zaid Jabri, libretto by Yvette Christiansë and Rosalind Morris.

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Fri, Jul 1, 2022,4:30 PM
Fri, Jul 29, 2022, 5:30 PM

The European American Musical Alliance

Serving as Director of Conducting with The European American Musical Alliance, back live in Paris for the first time since 2019.

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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, 5:00 PM -
Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, 2:00 PM

Auditions for Juilliard

Julliard School
New York, NY

Audition for my conducting classes at the Juilliard Extension Division.

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Sunday, October 16, 2022
2:30 PM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony

Confederation Centre of the Arts Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island, Canada

Conducting The Prince Edward Island Symphony in music by Missy Mazzoli, Franz Strauss, and Johannes Brahms (Symphony no. 1). With Justin Amador, horn.

get tickets
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022 -
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2022

Fort Green Conducting Workshop

Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew
Brooklyn, NY

Teaching the inaugural orchestral conducting workshop for this new organization.

get tickets
Saturday, November 12, 2022
8:00 PM

Cantori New York

Church of the Holy Apostles
New York, NY

Conducting Cantori New York in the world premiere of Neither Separated, Nor Undone for chorus and instruments. Words and music by Derrick Skye.  Also on the program: works by George Walker and Tarik O’Regan.

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Sunday, November 13, 2022
3:00 PM

Cantori New York

Same program as Saturday November 12.

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