Organ Recital

Christmas Day Organ Recital

Monday, December 25, 2017 | 1:30pm

Washington National Cathedral organists, the Rev. Benjamin Pearce Straley and George Fergus, play a Christmas afternoon recital of traditional and familiar holiday favorites on the Cathedral’s great organ. $10 recommended donation. Passes are not required.





Chorale Prelude, ‘In dulci jubilo,’ BWV 729
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Partita on ‘Adeste fidelis’
Charles Callahan (b. 1951)

Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella
arr. Keith Chapman (1945-1989)

Selections from the Nutcracker Suite
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), tr. Frederick Hohman
Overture Miniature
Marche Characteristique
Russian Dance

Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Toccata on “God rest ye merry, gentlemen”
Mark A. Miller (b. 1967)

Sleigh Ride
Leroy Anderson (1908-1975), arr. Michael Edwards

Hallelujah Chorus, from Messiah
George Friderick Handel (1685-1759) adapted for the organ

  • Admission
    • Free
  • Dates Offered
    • December 25, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm