Please join us for our free weekly Music at Midday concert this Friday, November 1, at 12:15 p.m. Organist David K. Houston will present a special recital entitled “For Those I Remember,” coinciding with the celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day in many Christian churches at the beginning of November.
David K. Houstonis currently Organist and Choirmaster at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in College Park, Maryland. He holds a bechelor’s degree in music from Mount Vernon Nazarene College and a master’s degree in organ performance from the Haute Ecole de Musique and Conservatory of Lausanne, Switzerland. This past summer he led his 31-voice Parish Choir for a week in Norwich, England, where they sang in residence at the cathedral, singing Evensong each evening and Sunday morning Mass.
Here is the complete program “For Those I Remember”:
- Gospel Preludes (12. Free Fantasia on “O Zion, Haste” and “How Firm a Foundation”; 11. Sweet Hour of Prayer) – William Bolcom
- Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70 (II. Andante sostenuto) – Charles Marie Widor
- Prélude, Adagio, et Choral Varié our le thème du “Veni Creator,” Op. 4 – Maurice Duruflé