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22nd International Organ Festival - Pastorale from Notre-Dame

Basilica of St James (Bazilika sv. Jakuba), Malá Štupartská 635/6, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00

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When?

21. 9. 2017
19.00

St. James Basilica´s Organ from 1705 is the largest organ in Prague and second largest in the Czech Republic. If you would like to experience pure magic whilst listening to the highly praised Organ, you are in the right place!

Programme:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Chorale prelude „Valet will ich dir geben“ BWV 736
Prelude and Fugue in G minor BWV 535

Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
Pastorale Op. 19
Sortie in F minor from the collection L´Organiste

Jean-Pierre Leguay (1939)
Chant d´aurore / The Chant of Aurora
from the Sonata No. 4

Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
First Symphony in D minor Op. 14
Allegro vivace
Final
Free Improvisation On A Given Theme

Soloist:
Mr. Leguay has become famous all around the world for being an excellent concert organist, extraordinary improvisator and composer. His numerous CDs presenting his interpretation art include compositions from the 17th century up to the present. He has composed more than sixty compositions of various instrumental arrangements, choir pieces, chamber and orchestral works published by Lemoine, Billaudot, Universal and Symétrie. Mr. Leguay was named “Chevalier dans l´Ordre de la Légion d´Honneur“ in 2013.

 

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