National City Christian Church
Easter Tuesday
April 14, 2020
Colin MacKnight, Organist


Music at Midday is proud to be presenting twice-weekly virtual concerts, today featuring organist Colin MacKnight. During this Easter week, as we rejoice in the rising of Jesus Christ from the dead, we hope that this music will help you enter into the wonder of God’s love for us.

Instructions: Make sure that the volume on your computer is turned on, then click here to listen.




Click here to listen to all three works in today’s program, performed by Colin MacKnight at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.
Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 541 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Andante espressivo from Sonata, Op. 28 – Edward Elgar (7:32) (1857-1934)
Cinq Versets sur le « Victimæ paschali » – Thierry Escaich (14:18) (b. 1965)


Colin MacKnight is a C.V Starr Doctoral Fellow at The Juilliard School, where he also completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Colin also serves as Associate Organist and Choirmaster at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City, Long Island. Before Incarnation, Colin was Assistant Organist at New York City’s Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue and Church of the Resurrection. A frequent competition prizewinner, Colin’s first prizes and scholarships include the 2016 Albert Schweitzer Organ Competition, 2016 Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition, and the NYC and Northeast Regional American Guild of Organists competitions. In addition, Colin received the Clarence Snyder Third Prize in the 2016 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition and is a Fellow of the American Guild of Organists. For more information, please visit Colin’s website.


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