The Barrymore Film Center will come alive from floor to rafters on September 24th, 2023 at 2:30 p.m., when George Wesner, principal organist at Radio City Music Hall, performs a concert of classics, show music, and standards on the theater’s recently-acquired Allen organ.
“I am so thrilled to be among the first to perform on this marvelous instrument,” Wesner enthused. “We hope you will join us for an afternoon of warmth and laughter.”
About George Wesner
George has been a fixture at Radio City for over 40 years and has played over 6,000 shows for more than 28 million people. He has appeared with the American Symphony Orchestra and world premiere film events for Disney, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, the Grammy Awards and PBS TV.
George appeared in the Top of the Rock documentary celebrating the diamond anniversary of Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall. He has appeared as a solo artist for the Stratford Summer Music Festival in Ontario, Canada. George has made four appearances at the prestigious Kirk Organ concert series in Dunedin, Florida. He was privileged to play on the inaugural program for the largest pipe-electronic-digital organ at the Filadelphia Church in Stockholm, Sweden. His concert work has taken him to over 20 states and to Nassau in the Bahamas.
About the Barrymore Film Center
Located at 153 Main Street in Fort Lee, NJ, the 267-seat Barrymore Film Center is a not-for-profit educational and cultural institution dedicated to presenting classic repertory films, documentaries, independent movies and world-wide cinema promoting 21st Century filmmaking through the prism of Fort Lee's role as the birthplace of the American motion picture industry. Ground was broken for this spectacular but intimate theater in October of 2018 and the grand opening was October 21, 2022.
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
General Admission: USD 20.00
Artist: George Wesner