Jeremy Filsell to perform at Christ Church Easton
EASTON — The Christ Church Concert Series continues at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, with world-class organist and Resident Artist of the Washington National Cathedral, Jeremy Filsell. The program will feature compositions by twentieth century French composer, Gaston Litaize along with J.S. Bach and an American triptych featuring the work of Calvin Hampton, Gerre Hancock and Stephen Paulus.
Filsell, a guest speaker of the Mid-Shore Maryland Chapter of the American Guild of Organists early this year, is one of only a few virtuoso performers as both pianist and organist. He has appeared as a solo pianist in Russia, Scandinavia, New Zealand and throughout the USA and UK. His concerto repertoire encompasses Bach, Mozart and Beethoven through to Shostakovich, John Ireland, and Rachmaninov. He has recorded the solo piano music of Herbert Howells, Bernard Stevens, Eugene Goossens and Johann Eschmann, and recently released were discs of Rachmaninov’s piano music and two of French Mélodies accompanying baritone, Michael Bundy.
He currently combines an international recital and teaching career with being director of music at the Church of St. Alban’s in Washington, D.C., Artistin-residence at Washington National Cathedral, and Professor of Organ at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.
The Christ Church Concert Series is sponsored in part by the Talbot County Arts Council with funds provided by the Maryland State Arts Council.
Admission to the concert is free, but a freewill offering will be received. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact 410-822-2677 or visit www.christchurch easton.org.