In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary year of the birth of America's poet, Walt Whitman,

Empire director, Waundell Saavedra, along with pianist, Tor Morten Kjøsnes will be recording Song Leaves, composed by Waundell Saavedra. 

Songs Leaves is a collection of poems from Leaves of Grass for bass voice and piano.

The CD will be released Fall 2019.

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Christmas Concert

Come hear music by Massenet, Puccini, Bach, Berlioz

and Menotti, along with some best loved Carols.

Maestro Tor Morten Kjøsnes at the piano leads a group of 

talented singers in this special holiday program.

Thursday, December 19, 2019 7:30PM

The Norwegian Seamen's Church

317 E. 52nd St., NY 10022

Suggested Donation $20
(children 12 and under free)

Refreshments to follow

Tor Morten Kjøsnes, pianist


Song Cycles by Brahms, Strauss and Mussorgsky will be presented in recital. 

January 2020


Work and dates TBA