Performances

2017-2018 season

Our fall 2017 performances are all offered free of charge!  Tickets for our spring 2018 performances will be available online or by cash/check at Pastimes or Hickey’s Music.


Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:30 pm
Atonement Lutheran Church
116 W Glen Ave, Syracuse, NY

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 4:00 pm
St. Luke Lutheran Church
109 Oak Ave., Ithaca, NY

The Cayuga Vocal Ensemble joins the choir of St. Luke Lutheran Church and the Syracuse Civic Symphony Orchestra in a concert observing the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The concert will feature J.S. Bach’s Cantata 80, “Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott” (“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”) and movements from the Mass in B Minor. Free and open to the public!


Friday, December 1, 2017, 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
Corner of North Cayuga and Court Sts., Ithaca, NY

“Christmas Ancient and Modern”, an exploration of the beauty of Renaissance polyphony AND contemporary choral works heard side by side. Come hear unforgettable a cappella choral works by Giovanni da Palestrina, Orlando Lasso, Hans Leo Hassler, Jacob Handl, Francis Poulenc, Frank LaRocca, and others. No admission charge, pay what you wish!


Sunday, December 3, 2017, 3:00 pm
Arts at Grace concert series, Cortland, NY
Location TBA

“Christmas Ancient and Modern”, an exploration of the beauty of Renaissance polyphony AND contemporary choral works heard side by side. Come hear unforgettable a cappella choral works by Giovanni da Palestrina, Orlando Lasso, Hans Leo Hassler, Jacob Handl, Francis Poulenc, Frank LaRocca, and others. Free concert! (Freewill offering taken to benefit the Arts at Grace concert series.)


Sunday, December 10, 2017, 4:00 pm
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church
44 Main Street, Binghamton, NY

“Christmas Ancient and Modern”, an exploration of the beauty of Renaissance polyphony AND contemporary choral works heard side by side. Come hear unforgettable a cappella choral works by Giovanni da Palestrina, Orlando Lasso, Hans Leo Hassler, Jacob Handl, Francis Poulenc, Frank LaRocca, and others. Free concert! (Freewill offering taken.)


Saturday, April 7, 2018, 6:00 pm
LakeWatch Inn
1636 E Shore Dr, Ithaca, NY

CVE’s Annual Gala Cabaret event including a glittering seated dinner, an entertaining performance, a silent auction, and loads of cabaret fun! This year’s theme is Bernstein and Beyond, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of America’s beloved composer. Come enjoy favorite numbers from Bernstein’s great shows, as well as other musical surprises. You can help CVE even more by taking part in the Silent Auction.

Tickets available online now – purchase before December 31, 2017 and save $15!


Sunday, May 6, 2018, 4:00 pm 
St. Catherine of Siena R.C. Church
Blackstone Ave. near Hanshaw Road, Ithaca, NY

“Poetry and Song”. The latest installment in our annual series of American choral music and poetry. Discount tickets in advance (adult $15) available online through Brown Paper Tickets, at Hickey’s Music Store, Dey/Adams St., and at Pastimes in Dewitt Mall, Ithaca.  Tickets at the door $20 (adult); $5 (student).


Find out about other Ithaca area arts events at IthacaEvents.com

More Ithaca area events can be found at ithacaevents.com.