TOTAL EMBRACE: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Copland – El Salon Mexico (arr. Bernstein/Wachner)
Mahler – Das Lied von der Erde
Snider – Mass for the Endangered (world premiere)
NOVUS NY and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street featuring John McVeigh, tenor and Stephen Salters, baritone; Julian Wachner, conductor
Trinity celebrates the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a wide-ranging selection of the iconic composer-conductor’s music, as well as works by other notable New York City composer-conductors including Bernstein’s lifelong friend Lukas Foss, as well as Gustav Mahler, Pierre Boulez, Aaron Copland, and Julian Wachner. With a special emphasis on lesser-known and vocal compositions, the concerts will feature resident contemporary music orchestra NOVUS NY and a roster of North America’s leading instrumental and vocal soloists, all under Wachner’s direction.