Videos

REV. 23 Trailer

The Book of Revelation ends at chapter 22.  Or does it?

REV. 23 is a new opera composed by Julian Wachner, based on the hitherto unpublished last chapter of the Book of Revelation as dictated by St. John the Divine and transcribed by Cerise Lim Jacobs.  It narrates the last battle to recapture Paradise-on-Earth and restore the balance of good and evil to our world.  Persephone, the only being able to pass freely between Hell and Earth, is recruited by Lucifer in the fight against the rulers of Paradise-on-Earth.  No one is exempt from this battle.  

Inverted Sky for Flute and Electronics (2012)

Trinity Wall Street's Concerts at One series provides the Lower Manhattan community with the finest professional vocal and instrumental performances of emerging and established artists and features a diversity of music styles, from jazz to classical. The series provides a weekly musical respite for neighborhood residents, downtown workers, tourists, and music lovers at no charge. This video features Julian's Inverted Sky for Flute and Electronics, performed by Alex Sopp on flute, and Stuart Breczinski on electronics.  

Wachner Chamber Symphony - Time’s Arrow

Trinity Wall Street's Concerts at One series provides the Lower Manhattan community with the finest professional vocal and instrumental performances of emerging and established artists and features a diversity of music styles, from jazz to classical. The series provides a weekly musical respite for neighborhood residents, downtown workers, tourists, and music lovers at no charge. This video features the movement "Time's Arrow" from the New York premiere of Julian Wachner's Chamber Symphony, performed by the New Orchestra of Washington under the direction of Alejandro Hernandez.

Wachner Chamber Symphony - Round and Round

Trinity Wall Street's Concerts at One series provides the Lower Manhattan community with the finest professional vocal and instrumental performances of emerging and established artists and features a diversity of music styles, from jazz to classical. The series provides a weekly musical respite for neighborhood residents, downtown workers, tourists, and music lovers at no charge. This video features the movement "Round and Round" from the New York premiere of Julian Wachner's Chamber Symphony, performed by the New Orchestra of Washington under the direction of Alejandro Hernandez. 
 

Tryptich for Organ and Large Orchestra (2010 recording)

The Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra, conducted by Julian Wachner, performs his Tryptich for Organ and Large Orchestra with organist Philippe Bélanger.

I. Logos (0:00)
II. Agape (20:56)
III. Angelus (30:51)

Blue, Green, Red for trumpet and organ (2013)

Julian's Blue, Green, Red for trumpet and organ (2013), performed at the Boston Chapter American Guild of Organists Opening Concert on September 8, 2015 in Saint Cecelia's Church, Boston. It was commissioned by the International Trumpet Guild in 2013.  Featuring Eric Berlin on trumpet and Forrest Eimold on organ. 

Wachner Chamber Symphony - Mechanisms

Trinity Wall Street's Concerts at One series provides the Lower Manhattan community with the finest professional vocal and instrumental performances of emerging and established artists and features a diversity of music styles, from jazz to classical. The series provides a weekly musical respite for neighborhood residents, downtown workers, tourists, and music lovers at no charge. This video features the movement "Mechanisms" from the New York premiere of Julian Wachner's Chamber Symphony, performed by the New Orchestra of Washington under the direction of Alejandro Hernandez.

Jessica Muirhead sings Movement 5 of Julian Wachner’s “Regina Coeli”

Jessica Muirhead, soprano, sings Movement 5 of Julian's "Regina Coeli," accompanied by the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY, under the direction of Scott Allen Jarrett.

Einstein on Mercer Street

Trinity Wall Street's longest running series of free public performances, Concerts at One, kicked off the 2012-2013 season with a mini-festival: Twelve in 12, featuring Trinity's resident contemporary orchestra, NOVUS NY, under the direction of Julian Wachner. The festival featured performances of 12 different works by the 12 most recent Pulitzer Prize winners in Music Composition.  This video features Kevin Puts' "Einstein on Mercer Street."

The Second Madrigal

Trinity Wall Street's longest running series of free public performances, Concerts at One, kicked off the 2012-2013 season with a mini-festival: Twelve in 12, featuring Trinity's resident contemporary orchestra, NOVUS NY, under the direction of Julian Wachner.  The festival featured performances of 12 different works by the 12 most recent Pulitzer Prize winners in Music Composition.  This video features Yehudi Wyner's "The Second Madrigal: Voices of Women," with Anne Harley, soprano.

Daniel Variations

Trinity Wall Street's longest running series of free public performances, Concerts at One, kicked off the 2012-2013 season with a mini-festival: Twelve in 12, featuring Trinity's resident contemporary orchestra, NOVUS NY, under the direction of Julian Wachner.  The festival featured performances of 12 different works by the 12 most recent Pulitzer Prize winners in Music Composition.  This video features Steve Reich's "Daniel Variations."

Son of Chamber Symphony

Trinity Wall Street's longest running series of free public performances, Concerts at One, kicked off the 2012-2013 season with a mini-festival: Twelve in 12, featuring Trinity's resident contemporary orchestra, NOVUS NY, under the direction of Julian Wachner.  The festival featured performances of 12 different works by the 12 most recent Pulitzer Prize winners in Music Composition.  This video features John Adams' "Son of Chamber Symphony."

Stravinsky Festival: The Complete Sacred Works 4/27/13



Julian conducts the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY in a three-day (April 26-28) festival celebrating the late sacred works of Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), ranging from his famous Symphony of Psalms to his last masterpiece, Requiem Canticles. Prompted by the hundredth anniversary of the riot-inducing Le Sacre du Printemps, the festival explores the works that pushed the limits of musical form and is still shaping generations of artists across every medium. This concert features the works Canticum Sacrum; Canonic Variations –“Vom Himmel Hoch”; A Sermon, a Narrative and a Prayer; Elegy for J.F.K.; In Memoriam Dylan Thomas; and Requiem Canticles. Proceeds from the festival support Trinity Wall Street’s Faith in Action initiatives within public schools in Lower Manhattan.

J. S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion 3/24/13



Bach's Matthäus-Passion with its multiple layers of mystical and theological symbolism is considered one of the most monumental and ambitious musical works of the Western tradition. Julian conducts The Trinity Choir and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra in this performance, featuring William Hite as the Evangelist, and Stephen Salters as Jesus.

Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Tour

Julian conducts members of Trinity Wall Street's professional and youth choirs performing "You Can't Always Get What You Want," live onstage at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey for the Rolling Stones' 50th Anniversary Tour on December 13, 2012.

The Concert for New York City 11/10/12



The Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra presented Bach's monumental "Mass in B-Minor" in a concert to benefit the victims of Superstorm Sandy through the Mayor's Fund.  The concert came together quickly to meet the pressing needs of our neighbors.  Click here to read The New York Times' review.

Music of Elena Ruehr 5/19/2011



For its 2010-2011 season finale, the Trinity Choir with NOVUS NY, The Contemporary Music Ensemble of Trinity Wall Street, under Julian's direction, performs the Music of Elena Ruehr, a composer who draws inspiration from the rhythm of poetry. "Cricket, Spider, Bee," with text by Emily Dickinson, paints a naturalistic cycle in three movements. "Gospel Cha Cha" and "In Time of Silver Rain" both draw text from Langston Hughes poems. "Averno" is an 11-part cantata based on poetry by Louise Glück. And "Rain Down" uses minimal text by Mary Ellen Solt, an American concrete poet.

Soloists: Stephen Salters, baritone and Marguerite Krull, soprano.

Handel’s Messiah 12/11/2011



Julian conducts the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Trinity Baroque Orchestra in this beloved annual presentation of Handel's towering masterwork and perennial favorite.

"The holiday season inevitably brings a cascade of performances of Handel's 'Messiah,' and it's rare to come across one that makes you hear this well-worn piece anew. The Trinity Wall Street version, featuring the superb Trinity Choir and Baroque Orchestra, conducted by Julian Wachner, did just that" - Heidi Waleson, The Wall Street Journal

Israel in Egypt 10/14/2010



The colossal biblical oratorio marked Julian's debut as Trinity Wall Street's Director of Music and the Arts.  It comprises no less than twenty-eight massive double choruses, linked together by a few bars of recitative, with five arias and three duets interspersed among them. The Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra perform the rarely heard or recorded 1756 version of the composition.  A commercial recording is now available on the Musica Omnia label. 

One Last Prayer



Compline is a night service of music and prayer that dates back fifteen centuries. Julian discusses how the Trinity Choir renews this ancient tradition every Sunday night at 8 o’clock at St. Paul’s Chapel, adding 21st century music to a sixth century custom.