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.
April 14, 2021
Enjoy this stunning choral meditation for today’s Comfort at One: Ola Gjelio’s Ubi Caritas led by associate director of music Melissa Attebury and accompanied by Farrah Dupoux.
April 13, 2021
After his Requiem was premiered in 1868, Brahms later added a movement for solo soprano “I will comfort you as one whom his own mother comforteth.” This epic work that is now known as piece of hope and solace was performed on the finale of the Time’s Arrow Festival: Webern.
April 12, 2021
This may be Bach’s most quintessentially Trinitarian cantatas. With references to the Trinity throughout the form, rhythm, structure, and text, Bach's Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam, BWV 7 is performed alongside Heinichen’s Concerto in A Major for Oboe d’amore, S. 228, featuring Gonzalo Ruiz.
April 9, 2021
"Early in the pandemic I woke up and emotionally recorded ‘Louange à l’Éternité de Jésus’ from Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. When I was asked to make a video for this series, I knew I wanted to compose something new and include a nod to that piece," says cellist Andrew Yee.
April 8, 2021
Comfort at One brings back our Thursday Pipes at One series from the inauguration of the Noack organ at St Paul’s Chapel in 2018. Today’s organ recital is from February 21, 2018 and is performed by Nathan Laube, Associate Professor of Organ at the Eastman School of Music.
April 7, 2021
Today for Comfort at One, we share with you a choral meditation: The Call by Gail Randall featuring soprano Margaret Haight and members of The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, led by associate organist Janet Yieh.
April 6, 2021
Our opening concert in 2019 celebrated Trinity’s legacy of commissioning, premiering and recording new works and showcased Trinity’s commitment to amplifying the voices of female artists. Here is a clip from NOVUS member Jessie Montgomery’s powerful string quartet Source Code.
April 5, 2021
Evocative of his Passion writing style, Bach composed Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden, BWV 6 in Leipzig in 1725 for Easter Monday. For our first Comfort at One this Easter season, we offer a favorite Bach + One concert from 2019 with Bach's BWV 6 and Telemann's Concerto for 3 Oboes, 3 Violins and Continuo, TWV 44:43.
April 1, 2021
Julian Wachner performs the 6th and final Lamentatio improvisation as today's Comfort at One video, pulled from his inspired service preludes and postludes.
March 31, 2021
For this week’s installment of Comfort at One’s Virtual Wednesday, the St. Paul’s Chapel Choir has shared an at-home performance of Litany to the Holy Spirit by Peter Hurford directed by Associate Organist Janet Yieh.