“NEW YORK POLYPHONY is gaining a reputation as the preeminent male classical vocal quartet in the fields of early and new music. Praised for a “rich, natural sound that’s larger and more complex than the sum of its parts” (National Public Radio), the four men deliver dynamic performances in a wide range of styles. From austere medieval melodies to cutting edge contemporary works, NYP balances refined musicianship with a uniquely modern sensibility.
Hailed as a “stunning tour through chant, polyphony and renaissance harmonies” (Minnesota Public Radio), their current CD Tudor City spent three weeks in the Top 10 of Billboard’s classical album chart. It has been featured on Danish Public Radio, American Public Radio and NPR’s All Things Considered.
NYP’s debut CD I sing the birth was released in 2007. The disc—an intimate meditation on the Christmas season—garnered unanimous praise. Gramophone Magazine named it “one of the season’s best”, BBC Music Magazine selected it as Editor’s Christmas Choice 2007, and Classic FM Magazine hailed it as “a disc for all seasons. …”
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