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Agnus Dei

for a cappella chorus & vocal trio

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Premiered by the Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street and written in collaboration with noted American poet Victoria Chang, Agnus Dei is an a cappella movement from Mass, commissioned as part of Trinity Church’s long-term project Mass Reimaginings, a series celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Bernstein Mass, as well as Bernstein’s 100th birthday, with five 21st-century takes on the traditional mass.

Learn more about the complete Mass, or for more about the work’s creation, watch the pre-concert discussion about the work with Newman, Chang, and Trinity Wall Street’s Director of Music and the Arts Julian Wachner.

Genres:   Vocal

Subgenres:   ChoralSacred


SATB chorus & ATB solo trio

Commissioned by

Trinity Wall Street Church


May 17, 2018
St. Paul’s Chapel of Trinity Wall Street Church, New York, NY
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street
Julian Wachner, conductor

Recent Performances

  • May 17, 2018 - Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Novus NY at St. Paul's Chapel at Trinity Wall Street, New York, NY. Conducted by Julian Wachner. World Premiere
  • July 7, 2017 - BBC Singers at Milton Court, London ENGLAND. Conducted by Eric Whitacre. PREVIEW PERFORMANCE | "Alive – Choral Music by Eric Whitacre and Contemporaries"