Organ Recital

Christmas Day Organ Recital

Sunday, December 25, 2016 | 1:30pm

Benjamin Straley, Washington National Cathedral organist, and George Fergus, AAM Gerre Hancock Fellow in Church Music, 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)

Nöel Étranger
Louis-Claude Daquin (1695-1772)

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

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

Carillon ou Cloches
Jean-François Dandrieu (c. 1682-1738)

The Sussex Mummer’s Christmas Carol
Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961)

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

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

  • Admission
    • Free
  • Dates Offered
    • December 25, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm