Music at Trinity

About Music at Trinity

Extending beyond Trinity’s worship life, The “Music at Trinity” series is an outreach of Trinity Lutheran Church in Worcester, MA, offering quality, community-wide musical programming such as concerts, hymn festivals, and services of worship with special music. Unless otherwise noted, Music at Trinity events are free to the public. This programming is supported by generous giving, to the glory of God, by members of Trinity Lutheran Church as well as friends who support the arts. Please […]

Music at Trinity – The 2017-2018 Season

On October 31, 2017, the church commemorates the beginning of the Reformation as we remember Martin Luther’s efforts to bring reform to the church through his 95 Theses. This occasion gives us opportunities to celebrate the riches that have come out of that renewal effort, to confess our divisions and pray for unity, and to press on toward a future of constant renewal. The music of our churches has often been a shining symbol of […]

September 17: Commemoration of Hildegard of Bingen

  On September 17, the church commemorates the life and witness of Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1197). This first concert of the 2017-2018 series remembers Hildegard for her musical compositions and writings. Who was Hildegard von Bingen? Hildegard was a multigifted 12th Century Benedictine Abbess who lived and worked in the Rhineland, centered around Bingen, Germany.  She is the earliest composer in Western music to be identified as the composer of a complete body of works, […]

November 4 – Vivaldi’s Magnificat

  Join us Saturday, November 4 at 7:30pm when Music at Trinity hosts the Worcester Youth Orchestras and the Diamonds from the Dust Chamber Choir to present Vivaldi’s Magnificat.

December 3 – Lessons and Carols

  Join us Sunday, December 3 at 4:00pm for Advent Lessons and Carols featuring the Trinity Choir and Trinity Choristers.  A dinner with a free-will offering will follow.

February 25 – Organist Clara Gerdes

  Clara Gerdes, from Davidson, North Carolina, is a fourth-year student at Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia) where she studies organ with Alan Morrison. She has performed around the East Coast, including Princeton University, Washington National Cathedral and St. John the Divine, as well as at the Oregon Bach Festival and Spoleto. She received first place in the AGO-Quimby Mid-Atlantic Regional, Albert Schweitzer and University of North Carolina School of the Arts competitions, and is […]

March 24 – St. Mark Passion by J.S.Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach’s 1744 St. Mark Passion, as reconstructed by Robert Koolstra (2017) will be performed by the Trinity Choir and Orchestra with soloists. The concert is free. All are welcome. An offering will be received to benefit the Music at Trinity concert series. Evangelist: Jeffrey Cutts, tenor Jesus: Devon M. Russo, baritone Judas and Pilate: Xander Teplansky, bass-baritone Peter and Miles: Kirk Bobkowski, tenor Pontifex and Centurion: Michael Gondek, baritone Maid: Abby Haynes, soprano […]

April 29 – Bay State Winds

  Works for Double Wind Quintet by Gounod, Schubert, Grainger, and Bernard Bay State Winds is a chamber wind ensemble comprised of Massachusetts musicians dedicated to a common goal, performing works of the greatest composers at the highest level of artistry. Founded in 2015 by Artistic Director and Conductor Peter B. Lewis, BSW includes elite musicians who come from traditions of excellent music making with Harmonie Transverse, New England Conservatory Metropolitan Flute Festival Orchestra, Valley […]