Organ Recital

Organ Recital: George Fergus

Sunday, February 11, 2018 | 5:15pm

Cathedral Organist George Fergus play a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.






Les Paroles Finales de Saint-Louis
Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

Sleepers, wake!
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
March of the Night Watchmen
Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

The Battle of Trenton
James Hewitt (1770-1827)

Les Angelus
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
text by Jehan le Povre Moyne (1903-1970)

I. Au matin
II. A midi
III. Au soir
Kerry Fergus, soprano

Who says organists can't have fun?
The Cuckoo
Powell Weaver (1890-1951)
Hymn to the Stars
Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
Dizzy Fingers
Zez Confrey (1895-1971)

Passacaglia (1967)
Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)

About George Fergus

George Fergus is the Assistant Organist at Washington National Cathedral. He earned the Master of Music degree in organ performance and Certificate in Church Music Studies from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, studying with Martin Jean and Jeffrey Brillhart; and earned his Bachelor of Music degree from St. Olaf College, studying with John Ferguson and Catherine Rodland. Upon graduation from Yale in 2016, George was awarded the Gerre Hancock Fellowship in Church Music by the Association of Anglican Musicians, which he served at Washington National Cathedral before being appointed to the full-time music staff there. Prior to his appointment in Washington, he held the position of Organ Scholar at Grace Church in New York, as well as Choirmaster and Organist of Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • February 11, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm