Big Gay Sing: Body & Soul
March 22, 23, and 24, 2019
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
For 2019, Big Gay Sing pays tribute to the contributions of black artists from gospel, jazz, R&B, pop, rap, and beyond. Join us as we celebrate the soul behind the music, and honor the musicians whose unique sound helped forge the musical identity of America. Add an homage of R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, and round it out with a heaping dose of Beyoncé, The Temptations, Rihanna, John Legend, and Stevie Wonder, and you’ve got the sing-along party of the season.
Youth Pride Chorus: (R)Evolution
April 20, 2019
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
Pride. Bravery. Determination. Youth Pride Chorus is looking toward the future: a renaissance of Bohemia where no one feels invisible. There'll be dancing in the streets, the freedom to love who you love, and a feeling of just wanting to be ALIVE! The (R)Evolution. It's coming. And we're stepping up to evolve a future we can all be proud of.
Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall
June 27, 2019
NYCGMC commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in NYC, as well as the 40th anniversary of the founding of NYCGMC, with a brand new choral music suite, co-commissioned by NYCGMC and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles. The piece will have performances by choruses throughout the US in 2019, the largest collaboration in the history of LGBTQ choruses.
This new piece celebrates the legacy and worldwide changes that started from the events in June 1969. The protests at Stonewall lit the fire for PRIDE, the effects of which are still as vital today as they were 50 years ago. Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall50 marks the occasion of the first ever World Pride in New York, and is the Pride Month event you can’t miss.
Quiet No More features the voices of a group of diverse LGBTQ composers, including Julian Hornik (Dear Evan Hansen); Our Lady J (Pose, Transparent); Mike Shaieb (Through A Glass Darkly); Ann Hampton Callaway (singer/song-writer); Michael McElroy (Broadway Inspirational Voices, Rent); and Jane Ramseyer Miller (One Voice Chorus).
NYCGMC is pleased to welcome over 500 singers from across the country to the stage of Carnegie Hall:
ANNA Crusis (Philadelphia); Denver Men’s Chorus; Denver Women’s Chorus; Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles; Heartland Men’s Chorus (Kansas City, MI); OurSong (Atlanta); Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus; Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus; Stonewall Chorale (NYC); Triad Pride (North Carolina)