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Mel Baker

Trinity is delighted to congratulate Ellen Reid for winning the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in music for her ground-breaking opera, p r i s m. Commissioned and produced by Beth Morrison Projects in association with Trinity Church Wall Street, p r i s m was performed by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY under the direction of Julian Wachner, who premiered the work first with LA Opera and then at the

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The title page of Bach's autograph score of St. Matthew Passion

J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion, which the Choir of Trinity Church Wall Street will perform on March 3, is a masterpeice of

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Anthracite Fields, Julia Wolfe’s 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning oratorio about life in Pennsylvania’s coalfields in the early twentieth century, has been released on CD. The

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Opera News recently published a review of Saul, the orotorio-turned-opera staged in St. Paul's Chapel as part of this year's Twelfth Night Festival. "The whole cast merited praise," writes reviewer David Shengold. You can read the full article

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Last week we hosted the opera Saul at the chapel, and it got this great review, "An Unhinged King's Downfall, in a Chapel Setting." Go behind the scenes of Saul by clicking

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If you’re looking for a way to bring more music and reflection into your life this autumn, Trinity has just what you need.

On Wednesday, Bach at One returns to St. Paul’s Chapel at 1pm. The Trinity Baroque Orchestra and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street continue their tour through all of Bach’s 200 cantatas at this liturgical event that everyone will enjoy.

On Wednesday evening,

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This weekend, the Choir of Trinity Wall Street will join the Bang on a Can All-Stars to perform Anthracite Fields at the New York Philharmonic Biennial.

Anthracite Fields, a new work from composer Julia Wolfe, was commissioned by the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and premiered there in April. This weekend’s performance will mark the

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Several members of the Choir of Trinity Wall Street accompanied The Roots during their Tuesday performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The Roots is the show’s house band and a popular hip-hop group. Four members of the choir, Eric Dudley, Martha Cluver, Mellissa Hughes, and Jonathan Woody, along with frequent collaborator Caroline Shaw, accompanied the band on a song titled “Never” off their new album.

They were contracted by Mellissa Hughes, who

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Do you hear the music? If you are in the neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in the next few days, chances are you will. There are eight opportunities to hear live music at Trinity Wall Street between Thursday, May 8 and Monday, May 12. 

Thursday’s Concert at One features pianist Michelle Cann playing works by Chopin, Beethoven, and Debussy. The concert will be webcast live and available on-demand.

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