Empire City Men's Chorus Carries Our Hearts

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by Sherri Rase at Qonstage

On May 18 and 20, Empire City Men’s Chorus, known to fans as ECMC, treated the greater New York City area to “i carry your heart,” an amazing concert of new music, including a world premiere! This program was entirely e.e. cummings poetry set to music and ECMC knocked it out of the park!
They were beautifully turned out in concert black with colorful bow ties, as we enjoyed their settings of e.e. cummings poems by modern composers. The thrilling exploration of the heart held many colors, as Spring does, and what I enjoyed was the collaborative listening, so often absent in the world outside the Church of the Holy Apostles, in Chelsea, where the concert was held....

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