Bernstein MASS: A Theater Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers

July 17-18 at 7:30 p.m.
David Geffen Hall

Young People’s Chorus of New York City returns to Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival this summer as featured artists in the New York production premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s MASS: a theater piece for singers, players, and dancers.

In two fully staged performances at David Geffen Hall, Mostly Mozart Artistic Director Louis Langrée conducts the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and a huge cast of singers, musicians, and dancers in this lavish work, which incorporates rock, gospel, and song woven together with tone rows, marches, and chorales, described by The New York Times as “An extravagant, exuberant and endlessly inventive creation.”

Performance length: One hour and 50 minutes, no intermission

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Louis Langrée, conductor
Davóne Tines, Celebrant (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)
Elkhanah Pulitzer, director (New York debut)
Concert Chorale of New York
James Bagwell, choral director
Young People’s Chorus of New York City
Elizabeth Núñez, associate artistic director
Laurel Jenkins, choreographer
Seth Reiser, scenic and lighting designer
Christine Crook, costume designer
Mark Grey, sound designer
Adam Larsen, projection designer


Date & Time:

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-concert lecture on Tuesday, July 17 by Michael Beckerman at 6:15 pm in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-concert talk on Wednesday, July 18 with Stephen Schwartz and Elkhanah Pulitzer, moderated by John Schaefer, at 6:15 pm in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

David Geffen Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza

Tickets from $35 to $100
Visit the Lincoln Center website to purchase tickets