During trying times, music stills our souls and provides a healing grace. We hope these performances help you find a daily haven of peace and comfort.
Each Monday-Thursday at 1pm, we share new and archived performances on Facebook and Twitter and will post the most recent videos below. For past features, browse the list below or visit our music video portal.
This year, our music education teaching artists successfully shifted to online teaching, providing lessons for more than 350 students enrolled in our outreach programs. Today's Comfort at One features a song from the end-of-year online concert by children from the Chrystie Street School-Age Center.
June 22, 2021
At their final concert of the 2019 season, Downtown Voices and NOVUS NY performed two folklore-inspired works written in 1937: Orff’s epic Carmina Burana and Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. Stay tuned in July for a Comfort at One concert where we'll present new virtual performances by Downtown Voices.
June 21, 2021
Today’s Comfort at One includes two cantatas from a 2015 Bach at One concert and begins with a stunning organ prelude by guest organist James Kennerley. Ich elender Mensch, wer wird mich erlösen, BWV 48 and O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 20 are performed by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street alongside the Trinity Baroque Orchestra.
June 18, 2021
Hear Jonathan Woody’s stunning Ave Maria Stella performed by members of The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. Trinity's Associate Director of Music Melissa Attebury leads in this stirring rendition that also features Sonya Headlam, Elizabeth Bates, David Vanderwal, and Clifton Massey.
June 17, 2021
Today's Comfort at One features a Pipes at One recital by Trinity's Associate Organist, Janet Yieh, and cellist Benjamin Larsen. This performance includes works by J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Josef Rheinberger, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Robert A. Hobby.
June 16, 2021
Featuring The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, today’s Comfort at One brings a survey of spirituals curated and directed by Stanley Thurston as a part of our By the Waters of Babylon Festival that honored the range of Black music in America and its inextinguishable power to transcend and transform.
June 15, 2021
The score for Jason Treuting's extremes leaves a lot up to the performers—it calls for a high sound, a low sound, a sound that keeps a steady pulse, and some kind of pitched instrument. Check out our most popular video from 2020: an amazing virtual performance from our principal percussionists in NOVUS NY—Sandbox Percussion.
June 14, 2021
For our Comfort at One concert today, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Trinity Baroque Orchestra, led by Julian Wachner, present Das neugeborne Kindelein, BWV 122 and Herr Jesu Christ, wahr’ Mensch und Gott, BWV 127.
June 11, 2021
Today’s soul-stirring Comfort at One is performed by the beautiful mezzo-soprano Pamela Terry from The Choir of Trinity Wall Street in collaboration with virtuoso pianist Aaron Diehl. Enjoy this stunning set of songs by the inspirational First Lady of Jazz, Mary Lou Williams.
June 10, 2021
Today’s Comfort at One features a Pipes at One recital by former Trinity organist Renée Anne Louprette from Rutgers University and Bard College. In this concert, she performs pieces by Vivaldi, Bach, Duron, Correa de Arauxo, and Marais.
June 9, 2021
Guest soloist and stunning Met Opera soprano Aundi Marie Moore sings the spiritual "City Called Heaven," followed by an improvisation from Director of Music Julian Wachner at the piano.