FREE event: In celebration of the New Year, over 1,000 people from all walks of life are expected to fill the halls of historic Riverside Church for its New Year’s Eve Watch Night Service of music and worship, in the Nave of The Riverside Church on Thursday, December 31, from 10:00 p.m. to midnight, 490 Riverside Drive (bet. 120th & 122nd St.), Morningside Heights.
The celebration will begin with a Carillon Recital at 10:00 p.m. with Carillonneur Dionisio A. Lind, followed by an Organ Recital at 10:30 p.m. featuring organist Christopher Johnson on the Nave Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ. A Festival Service of Worship will follow at 11:00 p.m. in the soaring gothic cathedral.
There is no charge for this event and for additional information the public can call 212-870-6722. The closest subway is the 1 train at either 116th Street or 125th Street. Photo by Ulysses