Time's Arrow: On This Island

January 9, 2017

On This Island
Sarah Brailey, soprano
Lynn Baker, piano

New York City has long been the capital of immigrant America and Manhattan island has played an influential role in the lives of many significant composers from Antonin Dvorak to Thea Musgrave. This program explores the immigrant experience from the turn of the 20th century to present day.

More about the Time's Arrow Festival: 
A Celebration of Music and the Arts in the New World for the 250th Anniversary of St. Paul’s Chapel
January 1-12, 2017 

All events are free of charge and held at St. Paul’s Chapel unless otherwise indicated

Trinity’s annual festival of January concerts, Time’s Arrow, which exemplifies Trinity’s signature juxtaposition of early and modern music, is a highlight of New York’s musical season. This year’s Time’s Arrow program celebrates the 250th anniversary of the opening of St. Paul’s Chapel. Completed on October 30, 1766, St. Paul’s is the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan. Works will range from those foundational to American music to world premieres and commissions from leading American composers.