David Briggs is an internationally renowned organist whose performances are acclaimed for their musicality, virtuosity, and ability to excite and engage audiences of all ages. Consistently ranked as one of the finest organists of his generation, David's extensive repertoire spans five centuries. He has also become one of the foremost organ transcribers of symphonic works, thereby giving listeners the opportunity to experience the organ in a new way. Fascinated by the art of improvisation since a child, David frequently performs improvisations to silent films such as The Phantom of the Opera, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Nosferatu, Metropolis, The General, and a variety of Charlie Chaplin films. He is currently artist-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.
David Briggs will accompany Lobster Film's restoration of Cecil B. DeMille's The King of Kings on Grace Cathedral's 7,466-pipe organ on Saturday, March 24