The Barclay Brass in concert

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 4:00 p.m.

(please note start time is earlier than previously announced)


In this, the first of our 2016-2017 Music at Redeemer concerts, the exciting new eleven-player ensemble presents an enjoyable program of music not normally performed with brass instruments




Bach and Beyond


Grand Choeur Dialogué – Eugene Gigout (brass and organ)

Sinfonia, from Cantata No. 29, BWV 29 – Johann Sebastian Bach (brass and organ)

Faire is the heaven – William Harris

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 – Johann Sebastian Bach

Dance of the Tumblers, from The Snow Maiden – Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff

Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott, BWV 680 – Johann Sebastian Bach

Vespers Suite – Sergei Rachmaninoff

Allegro vivace, from Symphony No. 1 – Louis Vierne (organ solo)

Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 – Johann Sebastian Bach


[all brass arrangements are by David J. Miller]


The Barclay Brass is a brass ensemble comprised of some of Washington DC’s top musicians. Performers of the highest caliber, Barclay Brass members serve in military bands, perform in local orchestras, and freelance all over the country.  From the Pope to the President, members of the Barclay Brass have performed for some of the highest profile officials and ceremonies.


These musicians created the Barclay Brass for the opportunity to perform a wide variety of classical music arranged specifically for brass instruments.  For close to a decade, they have performed diverse genres of music – from patriotic and classical to ceremonial and seasonal – to audiences of all ages.


Admission is free. Donation is requested. Reception following the Parish Hall.