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THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS welcomes esteemed organist, conductor and Bach scholar J. Reilly Lewis to discuss his upcoming concert performance with NOW, The New Orchestra of Washington. No stranger to Washington, D. C. audiences, Lewis is the founder of the Washington Bach Consort, currently its 35th Anniversary Season and conductor of the Cathedral Choral Society, based at Washington National Cathedral.
For the October 28 concert "Psycophony" by NOW at Westmoreland UCC in Bethesda, MD, Dr. Lewis will perform Bach's Toccata in D minor and then join the members of the orchestra for Poulenc's Concerto for Organ and Orchestra. Orchestra co-founder Alejandro Hernadez-Valdez and the concertmaster for the program Regino Madrid will join in later to discuss Bartok's "Music for Strings, Percussion and Orchestra.
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