A Christmas Tradition

The renowned Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra present Handel’s complete Messiah under the direction of Julian Wachner. If you can’t catch it in New York, please join Princeton Pro Musica and me (directed by Ryan Brandau) for an afternoon performance in Trenton the following weekend!

Sunday, December 9th at 3pm, Trinity Wall Street, NYC
Wednesday, December 12th at 7:30pm, Alice Tully Hall, NYC
Sunday, December 16th at 3pm, Patriot’s Theater, Trenton, NJ


October 5, 2013 – 5pm – La Grua Center – Stonington, CT
Simon Powis and Melanie Russell

Guitarist Simon Powis and I will collaborate again to present South American classics old and new, as well as Simon’s stunning arrangements of French melodies by Faure, melodic gems of Mozart, and lute songs of Dowland. Join us!


Taghkanic Chorale presents an All-Bach Christmas
Steven Fox, conductor
Melanie Russell, Sarah Craft, Matthew Hensrud, Dashon Burton, soloists
Sunday, Dec 4, 4pm

Songs for a Fall Evening

Simon Powis, Guitarist and Melanie Russell, Soprano
Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 8:00pm
Tenri Cultural Institute

Shreveport, LA
Conducted by Julia Brasher Thorn

DECEMBER 13-21 – Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Santa Fe, NM
For information on the Winter Season, click HERE.

OCTOBER 14 – Handel’s Israel in Egypt
New York, NY
Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Conducted by Julian Wachner

AUGUST 13 – Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610
Santa Fe, NM
Featuring the Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Conducted by Joshua Habermann

JUNE 2 – John Young Benefit Concert
New York, NY
Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Conducted by Steven Fox
Vivaldi, Mozart, and American Spirituals

APRIL 19 –  Fauré’s Requiem
New York, NY

Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/ Perelman Stage, 8pm
Conducted by Simon Carrington
Melanie Russell, Soprano; Jason Steigerwalt, Baritone

APRIL 11 – Mozart’s Requiem
New Orleans, LA

St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square
Concert presented in memory of Dr. Elise Cambon

MAR. 24 & 25 – Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Golden Mask Festival

Mark Morris Dance Group with Soloists and the Trinity Choir

MAR. 12-14 – Rousseau’s The Cunning Man
Ithaca, NY

Conducted by Dorian Bandy, Cornell University
Melanie Russell (Phoebe), Zachary Wadsworth (Colin), & Stephen Levonier (The Cunning Man)

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Photo by Angelle Missios