Organ Recitals are performed on Sunday afternoons on Washington National Cathedral’s great organ and feature fine musicians from around the world. A donation of $10 per person is suggested. No reservations are required, except for groups.
The Church of the Epiphany Tuesday Concert Series, led by Music Director Jeremy Filsell, “reaches out to the entire metropolitan Washington community and runs for 52 weeks of the year. No other concert series follows such a pattern and, as such, it is unique in the Washington DC area.”
Washington Bach Consort, conducted by Richard Giarusso, will perform a program titled Foundation: Bach and the Reformationat National Presbyterian Churchon September 17.The program will celebratethe 500th anniversary of "the Lutheran Reformation—a movement that ushered in a seismic shift in Western thought and shaped the culture in which Bach’s genius would flourish."
The soloists will be Amy Nicole Broadbent, soprano, Chris Dudley, countertenor,Patrick Kilbride, tenor and Mark Duer, bass.
The program will be comprised of Johann Sebastian Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D, BWV 1069; Cantata: Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes, BWV 76, Part 1; Cantata: Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV 79 and Cantata: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80.
Conductor, singer & musicologist Richard Giarusso, is artistic director of the Voce Chamber Singers in northern Virginia and the Georgetown Chorale in DC. He also chairs the Department of Musicology at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.