Jeremy Filsell playing the organ.
Jeremy Filsell playing the organ.

Jeremy Filsell, Artist At Large #1202

…the canny British-born recitalist, musician-in-residence at Washington National Cathedral, has made an international reputation with his recordings, arrangements, and compelling performances.

Hour 1

SEBASTIAN WOLFF: ProcessionalJeremy Filsell (1939 Walker/Buckfast Abbey, England, UK) Herald CD-229

ARTHUR WILLS: Intermezzo, from Five Pieces; Postlude –Jeremy Filsell (1995 Marcussen/St. Augustine Chapel, Tonbridge School, Kent, England, UK) Guild GMCD 7225

JONATHAN DOVE: Seek him that maketh the seven starsTenebrae, Nigel Short, conductor; Jeremy Filsell (1954 Harrison/The Temple Church, London, England, UK) Signum 501

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Sketch in e, Opus 41, number 2 –Jeremy Filsell (1979 Möller/St. Boniface Episcopal, Sarasota, FL) Guild GMCD 7203

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Laudate Number 4, from Four Motets, Opus 9 –Vasari Singers, Jeremy Backhouse, conductor; Ian Curror & Jeremy Filsell (1994 Tickell/Douai Abbey, Woolhampton, England, UK) Guild GMCD 7220

PHILIP MOORE: Fantasie-Aria on Fairest Lord JesusJeremy Filsell (1963 Walker/St. John the Evangelist, Islington, London, England, UK) Guild GMCD 7129

PIERRE COCHEREAU (transcribed by Filsell): Variations on Adeste FidelesJeremy Filsell (1964 Möller; 2001 Goulding & Wood/National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC) Raven OAR-915

Filler –MARCEL DUPRÉ: Sketch in e (see above)

Hour 2

NOEL TREDINNICK: Brief EncountersJeremy Filsell (1908; 2001 Harrison & Harrison/Cathedral, Ely, England, UK) Gamut CD-524

LOUIS VIERNE: Prelude & Fugue, from Organ Symphony Number 1, Opus 14 –Jeremy Filsell (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France) Signum 063

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Kyrie-Christe-Kyrie, Numbers 49–51; Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig, Number 65, from 79 Chorales, Opus 28 –Jeremy Filsell (1979 Möller/St. Boniface Episcopal, Sarasota, FL) Guild GMCD 7203

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Evocation, Opus 37 –Jeremy Filsell (2009 Schantz/St. Jude the Apostle RCC, Wauwatosa, WI) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 15, 2009

Filler –SEBASTIAN WOLFF(see above)


Jeremy Filsell's recorded repertoire, if not quite from A-to-Z, does reach from J.S. Bach to Pietro Yon. In addition to his regular Sunday afternoon appearances at Washington National Cathedral, Jeremy will play the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ in Verizon Hall of the Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 3 p.m. The program will feature his own transcription of Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances. Prior to the concert, at 2:15 p.m. Michael Barone will interview Mr. Filsell onstage.

Jeremy's performances of and commentary about the music of Marcel Dupré can also be enjoyed on the PIPEDREAMS show The Dupré Legend, Program #0118.