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05.19.17
Calidore String Quartet , Julian Wachner, Kyung Wha Chung, Leonidas Kavakos
Intoned Absurdity: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments
New York Times
12.11.16
Julian Wachner
Compelling ‘Messiah’ from a chorus of soloists
San Francisco Chronicle
04.24.16
Julian Wachner
Review: Ginastera and Fauré, With a Nod to Prince
The New York Times
03.20.16
Julian Wachner
Review: Trinity Wall Street Presents Ginastera’s Raging ‘Cantata Para América Mágica’
The New York Times
12.17.15
Julian Wachner
Review: Variety and Risk in Trinity Wall Street’s ‘Messiah’
The New York Times
12.07.15
Giancarlo Guerrero, David Alan Miller, Donald Runnicles, Julian Wachner, Daniil Trifonov, Cho-Liang Lin, Béla Fleck, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Munich , Nashville Symphony , Philadelphia Orchestra , Russian National Orchestra
2016 Grammy Nominees
Grammy.com
02.22.15
Julian Wachner
Review: Trinity Wall Street and Julian Wachner Play Carnegie Hall
The New York Times
02.22.15
Julian Wachner
A Carnegie Hall commemoration for Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera
The Washington Post
02.22.15
Julian Wachner
Wachner, Trinity forces rock Carnegie with massive rarities by Ives and Ginastera
New York Classical Review
01.21.15
Julian Wachner
JULIAN WACHNER: TRANSCENDING THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE
New Music Box
01.04.15
Julian Wachner, Anthony Roth Costanzo, James Darrah
An Unhinged King’s Downfall, in a Chapel Setting: Handel’s ‘Saul’ at Twelfth Night Festival
The New York Times
12.18.14
Osvaldo Golijov, Sir Andrew Davis, David Robertson, Donald Runnicles, Bramwell Tovey, Julian Wachner, Yefim Bronfman, Jeremy Denk, Stefan Jackiw, Jennifer Koh, Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Alisa Weilerstein, Béla Fleck, Brooklyn Rider , VOCES8 , New York Polyphony
End of Year 2014 'Best Of' Roundup
11.17.14
Julian Wachner
Wachner, Washington Chorus give powerful performance of ungainly ‘Missa Solemnis’
The Washington Post
11.14.14
Julian Wachner
MUSIC REVIEW: A Note on Philharmonia Baroque, with Julian Wachner & Andreas Scholl
Berkeley Daily Planet
11.14.14
Julian Wachner
A polymath in D.C.: The long ascendancy of conductor-composer Julian Wachner
The Washington Post
11.08.14
Julian Wachner
Julian Wachner shifts his attention from SFO to Philharmonia Baroque
San Francisco Examiner
11.03.14
Julian Wachner
Julian Wachner’s approach to Handel perfectly complements the SFO production
San Francisco Examiner
08.11.14
Julian Wachner
Trinity Wall Street's Music Director Considers Himself a 'Composer Who Conducts'
The Wall Street Journal
03.10.14
Julian Wachner
Holy Trinity
The New Yorker
12.20.13
Julian Wachner
A Day of Music, and Movement Therapy, for a Conductor
The New York Times
06.14.13
Julian Wachner
OPUS 3 ARTISTS SIGNS JULIAN WACHNER
12.16.12
Julian Wachner
MUSIC REVIEW: From Seething to Earnest, a Work Raises Passions
The New York Times
06.03.12
Julian Wachner
MUSIC REVIEW: Forces of Nature and Ecstasy
The New York Times

Multi-GRAMMY-nominated conductor, composer, and keyboardist Julian Wachner is Director of Music at New York's Trinity Church Wall Street and Artistic Director of the Grand Rapids Bach Festival.

Wachner's 2017-18 season was punctuated by an extensive outburst of compositional creativity including "Gaudé: An LB Anniversary for Large Orchestra," commissioned by the Colorado Music Festival; "TS Variations," commissioned by the Royal College of Canadian Organists; "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; "Regina Coeli à 8" for the Ora Singer's "ORA100" recording project with Harmonia Mundi; "Epistle Mass," written in collaboration with librettist Royce Vavrek for Trinity Wall Street's Mass Reimaginings project; and a festival setting of "I'll Praise My Maker" which was premiered at the opening ceremony of the American Guild of Organists Regional Convention in Richmond, Virginia. Crowning these works was the world premiere of Wachner's second full-length opera, REV 23, a farcical comedy imagining life after Armageddon for White Snake Projects, setting an original libretto by Pulitzer-Prize-winner Cerise Lim Jacobs. 

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