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Organ Recital Series – Weston Jennings

March 11, 2018

4:00 pm

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs.

Newly-appointed as Director of Music and Organist at First Presbyterian Church in Tyler, Texas, Weston Jennings’ program ranges from the eighteenth century up until recent decades, including works by Bach, Pärt, Conte and Dubois.

 

About the organist

American organist Weston Jennings is quickly establishing himself as a talented and engaging international performer. Having first encountered the pipe organ at the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, he went on to receive his formal training from the Interlochen Arts Academy, Eastman School of Music, and Yale School of Music. Prior to his studies at Yale, he completed two years in England as the Organ Scholar of Canterbury Cathedral and Chelmsford Cathedral. He was also appointed the first Organ Scholar to the Royal Festival Hall, London. Weston currently serves as Director of Music and Organist of First Presbyterian Church in Tyler, TX, as well as Artistic and Executive Director of the Tyler Civic Chorale.

For more information visit www.westonjennings.com.

 

Program

Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Con moto maestoso from Sonata III, Op. 65 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Capriccio – John Ireland (1879-1962)

Hymn of the Nuns – Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély (1817-1869)

Annum per annum – Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)

Soliloquy – David Conte (b. 1955)

Toccata in G major – Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)

Location

Grace Cathedral

Tickets

Suggested Donation $10

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