Paul Winter and his Winter Solstice

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This year the 39ª is celebrated Paul Winter's Winter Solstice edition, with which the famous musician celebrates the arrival of the winter solstice in New York with a spectacular concert. The appointment will be 20, 21 and 22 December and the concerts will be held, as in previous editions, in the incomparable setting of the church of St John the Divine.Church of St John the Divine, venue of the show

What will you see in this concert?

This concert, which takes place at Saint John the Divine Cathedral from 1980, celebrates the arrival of winter by offering a contemporary version of the ancient solstice rituals, when people gathered on the longest night of the year to welcome the return of the sun and the birth of the new year, and has the participation of the always excellent Paul Winter Consort, a group of 10 musicians who has always worked and toured with Paul Winter, with the help of the spectacular gospel voice of Theresa Thomason and Forces of Nature Dance Theater, a group of 25 dance and percussion people. In addition, this year will have the special participation of Tim Brumfield, one of the best organists in the world, and the 50 anniversary of Paul Winter Consort will be celebrated, and for the occasion there will be old components like Jamey Haddad or Paul McCandless , or jazz masters like Jeff holmes.

Where is Winter Solstice performed?

The action is performed in the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, located just at the northwest end of Central Park, at 1047 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025 (at the corner of 111th St. and Amsterdam Ave., near Columbia University and a block from Broadway) . Undoubtedly, a special framework, with spectacular acoustics, so I recommend to those of you who are in New York to spend a few hours in the warmth and enjoy the magical music of the Winter Soltice with Paul Winter, an experience that you will remember for a long time if you like this kind of music. In addition, at the end of the concert Paul Winter usually stays on stage and it is possible to go and greet him and chat even briefly with him.

Listen to it before going

If you want to get an idea of ​​what you will hear at the concert, as tradition Paul Winter gives us every year some pieces from previous editions, that you can download in your Official Web. And if you subscribe to their newsletter, you will also receive gifts throughout the year, such as some pieces of the summer edition, Paul Winter Summer Solstice.

Times and prices

Ya tickets for Paul Winter's Winter Solstice are on sale, that the 20 and 21 of December of 2018 is made to the 7: 30 of the afternoon, and on Saturday 22 of December in double session to the 2 and to the 7: 30 of the afternoon, the price of the tickets begins in $ 38, although I recommend spending a little more money and being able to enjoy the show up close, as a dazzling dance and music show awaits you, taking advantage of the extraordinary acoustics of the dome and the stained-glass windows of Saint John the Divine Cathedral.

More information and ticket sales

For more information about the different concerts, and ticket sales, I recommend you visit the official website of Winter Solstice, in English.