Experience the world premiere of In the Name of the Earth, a large-scale choral piece performed by hundreds of singers on August 11

John Luther Adams, Composer

Simon Halsey, Conductor

Experience "In the Name of the Earth"

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
112th Street & Amsterdam Avenue

Venue Information:

  • Due to inclement weather, this performance has been relocated to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  • Capacity in the cathedral is limited and admission will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please note that comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended as we invite the audience to wander through the space during the performance and the cathedral is not air conditioned. Water bottles are allowed in the venue.
  • If you require an accommodation due to a disability, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.
  • For your comfort and safety, security measures will be in place. We recommend that you arrive early to ensure that you enter the cathedral before the performance begins. Free admission to the cathedral starts at 2:00 pm.

Information for Performers

The following information is for the performers singing in the piece:
- Singers with mobility challenges should send an email to [email protected] to request access support
- Singers can find further information and FAQs by logging in to the website with the password provided in their email communications.

Talent Bios

Cast

In the Name of the Earth Cast

  • John Luther Adams
    Composer
  • Simon Halsey
    Conductor
  • Annette Jolles
    Movement Director
  • Jenny Leon
    Associate Movement Director

North Chorus

  • Patrick Gardner
    Conductor
  • Alex Canovas
    Conductor
  • Thomas Juneau
    Associate Conductor
  • Shabnam Abedi
  • Maria Acedo
  • Hilary Baboukis
  • Rakesh Babu
  • Veronica Bainbridge
  • Rachel Bazaz
  • Douglas Bender
  • William Benson
  • Mary Kathryn Bessinger
  • Martha Binder
  • Jack Binder
  • Nathan Bishop
  • Sara Bonesteel
  • Donald Boos
  • Reidar Bornholdt
  • Joanie Brittingham
  • Marian Broder
  • Shane Brown
  • David Bryan
  • Bernadette Burke
  • Elise Burton
  • Sharon Byrne
  • John Callison
  • Melanie Chambers
  • Rachel Chang
  • John Conahan
  • Laura Couch
  • Josh Davidoff
  • Jonathon Dawson
  • Leticia Diaz
  • Milagros Diaz
  • Marlene Donnelly
  • Larrej Drayton
  • Peter Duffin
  • Carol Edkins
  • Drew Elliott
  • Ben Ellis
  • David Farnham
  • Megan Fernandez
  • Mark Fiedler
  • Naomi Gage
  • Linda Garcia
  • Donna Garde
  • Tynan Gardner
  • Elaine Guardo
  • Elisabeth Gawthrop
  • Lyubitsa Gerasimova
  • Masayuki Gibson
  • Barbara Good
  • Glynnis Gourhan
  • Florence Guan
  • Joseph Haverlock
  • Steven Haverlock
  • Sonya Headlam
  • Kellyanne Healey
  • Deborah Henriksen
  • Stephen Herschkorn
  • Christopher Hodson
  • Maria Hoffmann
  • Sharon Houlihan
  • Christopher Judd
  • Daniel Kanhofer
  • Michiko Kaserkie
  • Andel Koester
  • Sherry Laird
  • Casandra LaMotte
  • Andrew Langerman
  • Jessica Lightfoot
  • Alelie Llapitan
  • Margaret Lundin
  • Meghan Marks
  • Vincent Martini
  • Simon Mason
  • Lynn Mayo
  • Tina McLelland
  • Elizabeth Merrill
  • Lynn Messina
  • Denise Mihalik
  • Maya Mitterhoff
  • Barbara E. Morgan
  • Judith Mosely
  • Ruth Mueller-Maerki
  • Carl Muhler
  • Yana Naginsky
  • Rebecca Nehmeh
  • Wilson Nichols
  • Christopher Nicosia
  • Lief Nielsen
  • Kay Osborn
  • Ferne Parmenter
  • Scott Pashman
  • Nicholas Petroski
  • Laura Pfortmiller
  • Matthew Prepis
  • Joyce Prepis
  • Jane Rady
  • Alan Ravage
  • Emily Reineke
  • Molly Reinganum
  • Christina Rubin
  • Sallie Sanders
  • Alessia Santoro
  • Sara Schapiro
  • Elliot Schnapp
  • Erin Schwab
  • Alison Selover
  • Galadriel Sevener
  • Kevin Shalayda
  • Erin Smith
  • Susanna Su
  • Akintunde Thomas
  • Rodrigo Vega
  • Christian Waugh
  • Mary Ann Willoughby
  • Dennis Young
  • Matthew Zabiegala
  • Dyan Zbikowski

South Chorus

  • Deborah Simpkin King
    Conductor
  • Blake Clark
    Conductor
  • Claude Levy
    Associate Conductor
  • Tina Advocat
  • Maria Alu
  • Keith Anderson
  • Phyllis Attisano
  • Susan Baer
  • Emilie Bandy
  • Susan Batcha
  • Nancy Batterman
  • Christopher Baum
  • Karen Becker
  • Elaine Bergman
  • Debbie Bernfeld
  • Stephanie Berry
  • David Billingsley
  • Robert Brokaw
  • cara Brownell
  • Lisa Bryce
  • James Cardosi
  • Christina Cardosi
  • Peter Chang
  • Anne Clear
  • Rochelle Cohen
  • Jan Constantine
  • Leslie Cooper
  • Andrea Cortes-Comerer
  • Evan Crawford
  • Adria Crum
  • Charles D Cunningham
  • Erica Davis
  • Kim de Beaumont
  • Preeya Desh
  • Vicky Devany
  • Julia DeWolf
  • Sole Di Paola
  • Tyler Diaz
  • kate Douglas
  • Kevin Dugan
  • Jamie Engels
  • Peter Farol
  • Leah Fine
  • Alexander Fitzgerald
  • Jessica Garcia
  • Veyra Garcia
  • Jan Gero
  • Yonah Daniella Gershator
  • Jason Ginsburg
  • Aaron Gonzalez
  • Borbala Gorog
  • Melanie Gretchen
  • Barbara Guy
  • Richard Haas
  • Mike Haller
  • Bill Heigen
  • Andrew Henry
  • Jennifer Herring
  • Akiko Hiroshima
  • Ryan Homsey
  • Christopher Howatt
  • Lotus Huang
  • Etsuko Jakson
  • Yuewen Jiang
  • Mariam Jibladze
  • Pamela Jones
  • Albert Joseph
  • Myra Joyce
  • Norma Kerlin
  • Stephanie Kim
  • Jack Kirk
  • Rina Kleege
  • Ulrike Klopfer
  • Susan Kommel
  • Anne Kostick
  • Sonia Krauss
  • Chuan Lu
  • Janet Lucy
  • Miles Ludwig
  • Jeremy Lydic
  • John Maderazo
  • Clare Maloney
  • Justice Maltese
  • Naomi Marcus
  • Linda Mayers
  • Alan McGowan
  • Linn Cary Mehta
  • William Merriman
  • Howard Miller
  • Gloria Moy
  • Brian Mummert
  • Susan Myerberg
  • Andrew Newman
  • Junko Noda
  • Paola Nunez del Prado
  • Matthew Oden
  • Ben Patrusky
  • Mikhail Pontenila
  • Maeve Price
  • Lucy Redmond
  • Amanda Regan
  • Renie Reiss
  • Santiago Restrepo
  • Liam Riordan
  • Gilbert Robinson
  • Bonnie Rosenberg
  • Lois Ross
  • Sara Ruderman
  • Jose Ruiz
  • Deborah Ruiz
  • Mara Sachs
  • Stephanie Saia
  • Su-Jan Sang
  • Craig Sanphy
  • susan schindler
  • Kathryn Schneider
  • Daniel Schnur
  • Alison Self
  • Blane Shaw
  • Henry Siegel
  • Netania Steiner
  • Elizabeth Stile
  • Neva Strom
  • Barbara Swenson
  • Craig Symons
  • Christopher Tefft
  • Nora Thomson
  • Catherine Torrey
  • Leon Tsao
  • Daniel Tu Ostling
  • William Tu Ostling
  • Angela Tu- Ostling
  • Christine Walker
  • Holly Weiss
  • Alexander Wentworth
  • Janice Wiesman
  • Anna Willson
  • Kelly Wilmeth
  • Li Jun Xian
  • Bruce Young
  • Joseph Zimmerman
  • Alberto Zonca

East Chorus

  • Ronnie Oliver
    Conductor
  • Rebecca Hof
    Conductor
  • William Janiszewski
    Associate Conductor
  • Blessing A
  • Sashin Aluwihare
  • Emma Apsel
  • Claude Arpels
  • Anne-Marie Audet
  • Nicole Averescu
  • Kaitlin Barron
  • Sara Beaudry
  • Kimberly Beazer
  • Sean Bethell
  • Lisa Bolton
  • Barbara Bonhomme
  • Kristin Borden
  • Ida Brannon
  • Jude Calder
  • Evelyn Carmichael
  • Cathy Cashion
  • Sulgi Cho
  • Wilson Chung
  • Jonathan Clancy
  • Stewart Clarke
  • Helen Clement
  • Kate Colson
  • Ted Coopersmith
  • Robert Coyne
  • Peter Cramer
  • Mercedes Curutchet
  • Christa Dalmazio
  • Sandy Damashek
  • John DiPinto
  • Alexandra Dolan
  • Michaela Donahue
  • Katie Dowd
  • Miriam Duhan
  • Laurence Dworkin
  • Michelle Encarnacion
  • Eli Enenbach
  • Phyllis Flug
  • Lynn Fredericks
  • Andrea Gallo
  • Mary Greenberg
  • Sara Hardwick
  • Elise Harris
  • Steven Heller
  • Warren Hoffman
  • Maura Hurley
  • Marina Ioffe
  • Joanne Jahr
  • Russell Johns
  • Quanda Johnson
  • Shara Katz
  • Katherine Keenan
  • Owen Keller
  • Beth Kelly
  • Frances Key
  • Christine Knower
  • Doubrava Krautschneider
  • Josh Lerman
  • Karen Lesley-Lloyd
  • Sharon Lieberman
  • John Loehmann
  • Shuping Lu
  • Sophie Macalintal
  • Vanessa Machado
  • Veronica Mak
  • Melissa Manning
  • Marie Marinan
  • Jacquelyn Maris
  • Steven Marsh
  • Jacqueline Masumian
  • Clayton Matthews
  • Anna Mayo
  • Nathaniel McBride
  • Frederica Miller
  • Brian Mountford
  • Shannon Murphy
  • Elisa Nikoloulias
  • Glenn Nobel
  • M Tracey Ober
  • Susan Olderman
  • Christina Pagano
  • Wendy Peace
  • Jessica Pearl
  • Marianne Percival
  • Hans Pfisterer
  • Janet Pinkowitz
  • Rebecca Pittel
  • Shazia Rafi
  • Sarah Richards
  • Elliot Roman
  • Tamar Rothenberg
  • Eileen Rourke
  • Wendy Salz
  • Peggy Samuels
  • Ann Scherbakova
  • Janet Schoor
  • David See
  • Amy Shire
  • Sarah Siegel
  • Romy Sojat
  • Eric Sorrels
  • Kathryn Squitieri
  • Michael Squitieri
  • Jo Statton
  • Judy Sterio
  • Henry Stoke
  • Nancy Tepper
  • Nomi Tichman
  • Nancy Ulrich
  • Jose Velazquez Jr.
  • David Waggett
  • Thomas Wang
  • Christopher Wasko
  • Andrew Way
  • Susan Whitefield
  • Kathryn Wicht
  • Maggie Wiencko
  • Deborah Wythe
  • Kevin Xu
  • Laurie Yorr
  • Leila Zogby

West Chorus

  • Malcolm Merriweather
    Conductor
  • Gregory Dlugos
    Conductor
  • Gloria Bangiola
    Associate Conductor
  • Robert Alvarado
  • Tansal Arnas
  • Nancy Bangiola
  • Alistair Bell
  • Carlos Bernabe
  • Valeria Bibliowicz
  • Emilie Bishop
  • Margaret Blair
  • Gerlinde Blank
  • William Bodenlos
  • Anna Bredikhina
  • Adam Bumas
  • Roy Byrd
  • Peter Campbell
  • Ronald Cavallo
  • Joe Chappel
  • John Ciampa
  • Jane E. Colvin
  • Zandra Cooper
  • Pamela Davis
  • Ellen DiStasi
  • Patrice Dlugos
  • Rita Domnitz
  • Maribeth Dunajski
  • Laurie Dunn
  • Linda Eckard
  • Mary Edwards
  • Akilah Etienne
  • Carol Fassler
  • Rebecca Fisher
  • Amy Friedman
  • Rebecca Grady
  • Eileen Green
  • Lisa Grow
  • Xiaoyang Guan
  • Alex Guerrero
  • Michael Haber
  • Lena Haleem
  • Eva Halpern
  • Wylie Hembree
  • Cathy Hickey
  • Iris Hiskey Arno
  • Rick Ho
  • Martha Hollander
  • Elizabeth Hollander
  • Peter Howland
  • Ani Huebner
  • Ruth Kaplan
  • Ellen Kastel
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Margaret Kelly
  • Jane Kendall
  • Sunny Kim
  • Barbara Klink
  • Richard Kuczkowski
  • Deanna Lee
  • Mia Leo
  • Susan Lerner
  • Miriam Lewin
  • Sarah Lum
  • Patricia Lunde
  • Sandy MacDonald
  • Noah Magnus
  • Marisa Maldonado
  • Alexa Mamoulides
  • Michael Markiewicz
  • Jodi Maxner
  • Stacey Mayrock
  • Sheila McCauley
  • Patricia McGovern
  • Michael Mechmann
  • Ryan Mesina
  • Nahma Meyers
  • Ewa Mobus
  • Andy Moody
  • John Moreno
  • Ed Moroney
  • Lisa Moussa
  • Mark Mummert
  • Satoko Nakamura
  • Neil Netherly
  • Ruth G. Nolan
  • Ariela Noy
  • Brenda Ortiz
  • Virginia Pao
  • Christina Peter
  • Sara Plath
  • Christopher Platt
  • Tom Reingold
  • Carol Reingold
  • Julie Reust
  • Thomas Richardson
  • Elizabeth Rogers
  • Erika Rohrbach
  • Johanna Maria Rose
  • Luke Rupcic
  • Steven Ryan
  • Rumiko Saiki
  • Elizabeth San Martin
  • Esther Sanchez de Leon Ley
  • Trey Sandusky
  • Lela Sang
  • Francie Scanlon
  • Barbara Scharf Schamest
  • Ronnee Schier David
  • Elena Schwolsky
  • Mary Sherwin
  • Ken Short
  • Marie Sicari
  • Emerson Sieverts
  • Christine Simpson
  • William A. Simpson
  • Darcy Smith
  • Rosalind Smith
  • Harold E. Smith
  • Karen Snow
  • Abigail Snow
  • Michael Steinberger
  • Deborah Steinglass
  • Ariana Stolar
  • Emily Stolar
  • Olivia Stolar
  • Susan Straub
  • Jasmine Thomas
  • Kristen Tomaino
  • Anna Etsuko Tsuri
  • Jerald Vetowich
  • Susan Vitucci
  • Sarah Weinman
  • Maggie Wells
  • Connor Whelan
  • Susan Wilber
  • Lindsay Wilczynski
  • Hatsumi Wilentz
  • Andrew Willett
  • Steve Winn
  • Matthew Workman
  • Henry Yen
  • Kimberly Young
  • Diana Young
  • Ashley Zhang