TOTAL EMBRACE: Leonard Bernstein at 100

May 24, 2018

Bernstein – Halil
Bernstein – Meditations from Mass
Bernstein – Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium”
Prestini – Imaginary World of Wild Order: A Mass
NOVUS NY and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street featuring Ashley Bathgate, cello, Melissa Baker, flute, and Katie Hyun, violin; Julian Wachner, conductor

Trinity celebrates the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a wide-ranging selection of the iconic composer-conductor’s music, as well as works by other notable New York City composer-conductors including Bernstein’s lifelong friend Lukas Foss, as well as Gustav Mahler, Pierre Boulez, Aaron Copland, and Julian Wachner. With a special emphasis on lesser-known and vocal compositions, the concerts will feature resident contemporary music orchestra NOVUS NY and a roster of North America’s leading instrumental and vocal soloists, all under Wachner’s direction.