Church of St. Paul the Apostle

The building of St. Paul the Apostle began in 1876 and was completed in 1884. Inspired by the 4th- and 5th-century early Christian basilicas in Ravenna, Italy, the church is 284 feet long, 121 feet wide, and 114 feet to the highest point of the towers, which are 38 feet square. The grand exterior of the church reflects 13th-century Old Gothic. To decorate and beautify the interior of St. Paul’s, the church engaged eminent American artists such as John LaFarge, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Lumen Winter, Stanford White, and later, William Laurel Harris. Their combined artwork can be seen throughout the church in its beautiful stained glass windows, murals, and sculptures.

Columbus Avenue and West 60th Street, NYC


Past shows:

March 18, 2011
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Samara Lubelski

March 17, 2011
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Kurt Wagner

November 15, 2010
Wordless Music Orchestra
Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor
The Hilliard Ensemble
Latvian National Choir
Jónsi & Alex: Riceboy Sleeps (world premiere orchestration by David Handler)
Kjartan Sveinsson: Credo, for orchestra and voices (world premiere)

January 16-17, 2008
Wordless Music Orchestra
Brad Lubman, conductor
Jonny Greenwood: Popcorn Superhet Receiver (US premiere)
Gavin Bryars: The Sinking of the Titanic
John Adams: Christian Zeal & Activity

November 9, 2007
Jihyun Kim, cello: music of Bach and Ligeti