A Soundtrack for Social Distancing

Kara Araujo

Music at Trinity

Although Trinity Music events are canceled this week and beyond (read more about why), we hope you’ll take some time to enjoy previously recorded concerts that can help us all feel a bit more connected during a time of social distancing. And if you’d like more of what’s featured below, take your pick from the on-demand video portal.

Philip Glass Symphony No. 5


Written to mark the turn of the millennium, Philip Glass’s Symphony No. 5 manifests Gustav Mahler’s opinion that “The symphony must be like the world. It must embrace everything.”


Ginastera’s Psalm 150 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9


The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Trinity Youth Chorus, Downtown Voices, NOVUS NY, and 1B1 joined forces for a stunning finale concert of Ginastera’s Psalm 150 and Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 9.


Monteverdi’s Vespers


On Claudio Monteverdi’s 450th birthday, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra gave a special performance of Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, a monumental 90-minute masterpiece involving a ten-part chorus, seven soloists, and an orchestra.