DoC founder Andrew Ousley's makes his directorial debut with our first-ever immersive cabaret event.
Join us in welcoming superstar violinist Stefan Jackiw, pianist Kevin Ahfat, and composer Daniel Temkin to our much-loved final resting place!
Wishing you a happy new year with the gift our first Crypt Session of 2024!
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Check out these reviews from New York Classical Review, ConcertoNet, and Berkshire Fine Arts!
Join us for another season in the Crypt - check out the season and get your tickets now!
Andrew Ousley joins Suzanne Bona on Sunday Baroque!
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Check out our feature in The Check In!
Bill Barclay's incredible 'Secret Byrd' production is now internationally critically acclaimed
We're pleased to see The New York Times rave about 'Waiting for the Barbarians', our climacteric 900-person celebration of the poet C.P. Cavafy
Join us for another season at The Green-Wood Cemetery!
It is our exalted honor to present 'Waiting For The Barbarians' - a concert of new works inspired by the poetry of C. P. Cavafy.
Singular artists Paola Prestini & Magos Herrera present their acclaimed program Con Alma in celebration of International Women's Day!
DoC is beyond thrilled to announce our return to the subterranean playground that is The Crypt Sessions!
Watching Birds at the End of the World concert makes New York Classical Review's Top Ten Performances of 2022
We’ve received a radiant mention from a local publication… perhaps you've heard of it?
CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Master of Macabre, Conductor of Creepy, and eternal impresario Andrew Ousley on his New York Times feature!
Check out the immaculate interview with our classical music Crypt Keeper, Andrew Ousley, about the mission of Death of Classical!
Experiencing classical music among the dead in Brooklyn...
The series debuts September 18, with new episodes rolling out each Sunday through October 9 at 8 p.m. ET.
We are thrilled to announce the fall season of The Crypt Sessions, featuring performances from new and returning artists.
This fabulous festival of frankfurters will feature some sweet swing jazz Spirits dogs, jazz, and chamber music... CAN. YOU. EVEN. HANDEL. IT?
After two long years, it gives me indescribable pleasure to announce that we will finally be able to return to performances in the Crypt Chapel underneath the Church of the Intercession in Washington Heights!
It is with sincere excitement that we announce the fourth full season of our Angel's Share series, presented in collaboration with our wonderful catacomb-loving colleagues at The Green-Wood Cemetery.
A one-night-only event in partnership with Concerts at Saint Thomas, featuring the U.S. Premiere of an immersive new work by Tristan Perich for 100 individual speakers and pipe organ, performed by James McVinnie.
After the Crypt, Catacombs, and Cemetery, the only logical next step was to find ourselves a Cave...
Filmed and presented by our dear friends at WNYC/WQXR's The Greene Space!
Two very special one-night-only performances this September, featuring music from two of today's most blisteringly talented composers: Caroline Shaw and Paola Prestini!
Here's some exciting, kind of random news: we were recently featured in a new Pepsi ad campaign, highlighting creators around New York City!
Hello beautiful people, we're looking forward to seeing you at tomorrow night's Crypt Sessions performance, featuring the Attacca Quartet playing the music of Caroline Shaw!
We begin 2019 with the official launch of Death of Classical, our new not-for-profit structure for The Crypt Sessions and The Angel's Share
It is with great joy and excitement that I announce the first concert of the Fourth Season of The Crypt Sessions - Messiaen's towering, otherworldly Quartet for the End of Time, performed on February 5, 2019, by an insanely luxury-cast ensemble of Stefan Jackiw (violin), Jay Campbell (cello), Orion Weiss (piano) and Yoonah Kim (clarinet).
A new concert series in the Catacombs of The Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, presented by Death of Classical and Green-Wood.
We're very excited to announce that we're expanding our concert presenting work, taking it out of the Crypt and into new and exciting places...
We're tremendously excited to announce Season 3 of The Crypt Sessions, beginning February 1, 2018, with the Attacca Quartet performing Beethoven's staggeringly beautiful final String Quartet, Op. 132.
It is with trembling anticipation that we announce Season 2 of The Crypt Sessions, beginning February 1 with pianist Lara Downes' musical memoir of Harlem, featuring a world premiere by composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain and a spoken word tribute to Langston Hughes by poet Joshua Bennett in honor of the poet's 114th birthday.
We’re excited and honored to announce the first full season of the Crypt Sessions, presented by Death of Classical and the Church of the Intercession, and sponsored by Yamaha.
A new concert series featuring intimate performances in the crypt underneath The Church of the Intercession in Harlem, New York