Please join us at National City Christian Church next Friday, October 23, at 12:15 p.m., for a concert performance by organist Russell Weismann:
- Deux Pièces (I. Marche) – Arthur Foote
- Trois Pièces pour Grand Orgue (I. Fantaisie) – César Franck
- Cantata 29, BWV 29 (I. Sinfonia) – J. S. Bach
- Von Gott will ich nicht lassen (I shall not abandon God), BWV 658 – J. S. Bach
- Vier Kleine Praeludien und Fugen (IV. Präludium und Fuge D-dur ‘Alleluja’) – Franz Schmidt
Russell Weismann is the Director of Chapel Music at Georgetown University where he oversees a diverse music program and serves as University Organist. A native of Pittsburgh, Russell holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from George Mason University and master and bachelor degrees in music at Yale and Duquesne Universities, respectively. As a performer, Russell has played recitals around the world, most recently in Beirut, Lebanon, as part of the 2020 Lebanese Organ Festival. Russell is past-Dean of the District of Columbia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and currently serves as Artistic Director of the Chapter’s outreach initiative, ‘Music at the Monastery’.
This concert is part of the church’s free weekly Music at Midday concert series. We will be opening the building for those who wish to attend the concert in person. We will follow local guidelines on the number of people allowed into the building and will have positions roped off where audiece members may sit. Masks will be required to enter the building and will be available for those who need them. Also, we will not be providing printed programs but instead have posted a full program which you may download to view on your mobile device or print for your own use. To download the program, click here.
We will also be recording the concert and will post it later in the day on the church’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. Look for an email message on Friday afternoon with links or just watch our Facebook page for a post.