PETE MATTHEWS is the founder and editor-in-chief of Feast of Music, a website about live music in New York City, and occasionally other places.
ALL MUSIC IS CHURCH
By Pete Matthews
Choral Music In New York
Pushing past the chestnut carts, day-trippers, and Salvation Army bell-ringers that clog Fifth Avenue the week before Christmas, I climb the steps of St. Thomas Church, the imposing gothic pile on the corner of 53rd Street that abuts the Museum of Modern Art.