Videos

Gaude

Julian conducts NOVUS NY in performance of his “Gaudé: An LB Anniversary for Large Orchestra”, commissioned by the Colorado Music Festival.  

Epistle Mass

The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and new-music orchestra NOVUS NY perform Julian's Epistle Mass, featuring baritone Stephen Salters.  This work is Julian's contribution to Trinity's Mass Reimaginings commissioning project, curated by composer Daniel Felsenfeld.  Five of today's most diverse and compelling composers were invited to offer their own 21st-century take on the traditional mass.  In addition to Epistle Mass, these included Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Mass for the Endangered, Jonathan Newman’s Mass, Daniel Felsenfeld’s Astrophysical Mass, and Paola Prestini’s Imaginary World of Wild Order: A Mass.  All five works were premiered by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY.  

Psalm 90

The Choir of Trinity Wall Street performs Julian's setting of Psalm 90, composed for The Tallis Scholars, Norwegian Soloists Choir, Netherlands Chamber Choir, and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street for Lincoln Center’s White Lights Festival.  

An October Garden

Downtown Voices, Trinity Wall Street’s semiprofessional choir, performs An October Garden, Julian's composition for choir, flute, clarinet, and piano. A four movement work based on poems by Christina Rossetti, An October Garden explores what has been described as “the inherent joy and drama of the life-cycle." The work had its New York premiere in April of 2016 with Julian leading the Washington Master Chorale Chamber Choir with NOVUS NY in Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall.

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REV. 23 is a new opera composed by Julian Wachner, based on the hitherto unpublished last chapter of the Book of Revelation as dictated by St. John the Divine and transcribed by Cerise Lim Jacobs.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."

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.