Organist David K. Houston will perform a program of works by César Franck (1822-1890), “Franck-ly Speaking,” this Friday, June 8, at 12:15 p.m.. Come and join us for our weekly free Music at Midday concert as we join in this weekend’s Pride celebration.
David Houston is currently the organist and choirmaster at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in College Park, Maryland. A native of West Virginia, David returned to the United States in 2015 after completing his master’s degree, mid-career, in Lausanne, Switzerland, as a student of Jean-Christophe Geiser.
This week’s program includes these works of César Franck:
- Six Pièces pour Grand Orgue: No. 5 Prière, in C# minor (1860)
- Trois Pièces pour Grand Orgue: Cantabile in B Major (1878); Pièce Héroïque in B minor (1878)
- Chorale No. 2, in B minor (1890)