Please join us this Friday, December 15, at 12:15 p.m., when organist Neil Weston will perform our weekly Music at Midday concert. A native of England, Neil Weston is the Director of Music at St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church, Washington, DC, and Principal Keyboard Artist at Temple Sinai. A graduate of the University of London and the Royal Academy of Music, with advanced performance diplomas from the Royal College of Music and the Royal College of Organists, he emigrated to the US in 2000. His solo and ensemble recordings number over a dozen commercial offerings on both sides of the Atlantic. His performance style has been described by Musicweb as “exuding confidence, clarity, and precision”; the American Record Guide has complimented his “admirable playing”, and The Organ Magazine has praised his “superb performances”.
This week’s program includes some great music of the season
- Toccata – Roland Erisman
- Two Christmas Pieces (Christmas Dance of the Little Animals; Sortie of the Three Kings) – Harvey Gaul
- Christmas in Sicily – Pietro Yon
- Trompette du Trouvère – Paul Halley