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Programme 2017

 The Festival Kremnica Castle Organ 2017


Kremnica – City Castle,  Slovakia

 Church of St Catherine, Saturday at 7 P.M  


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  1st of July - Festive Opening Concert

1st of July

We present Slovak organists:  
 
Ján Bulla - István Nagy
 
 
J. S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue D minor, BWV 538
 
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Sonata No. 2 C minor, opus 65
 
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C. Franck: Fantasia A major
                                      Prelude, Fugue and Variation 
                          Choral No. 3 A minor
 
 
8th of July
 
Pavol Valášek - ( Slovakia )


F. Liszt: Les préludes, symphonic poém

( transcription by  H. Deutsch )

M. Duruflé: Suite, opus 5

J. Reubke: Sonata C minor "94th Psalm"

 15th of July

Prof. Szilveszter Rostetter - ( Hungary )

 

J. S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue D minor, BWV 565
 
Ouverture D  major, BWV 1068 - Air
 
Franz Liszt: Preludium and Fugue on B-A-C-H
 
Consolations E major, Des major
( transcription by F. Liszt )
 
Ad nos, ad salutarem undam
 

22nd of July

Mag. Stefan Donner - ( Austria )

 

M. Reger: Toccata and fugue A minor, opus 80

L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, II. movement - Allegretto

( transcription by A. M. Trovato )

E. H. Grieg: Peer Gynt, opus 56 - suite

( transcription by Harvey B. Gaul )

F.-A. Guilmant: Sonata No. 1 D minor, opus 42


 
29th of July

Mag. István Nagy - ( Slovakia )

L. Boellmann: Suite Gothique, opus 25

F. Liszt: Ad nos, ad salutarem undam

R. Wagner: Tristan and Isolda ( Introduction and Liebestod )

( transcription by J. E. West )


5th of August

 

Prof. Hans-Ola Ericsson - ( Sweden / Canada )
 
J. S. Bach: Fantasy G major (Pièce d’Orgue), BWV 572
 
J.- Ph. Rameau: Livre d’orgue de Monsieur Rameau
Ouverture
Tendre amour, choeur de voix humaines
Danse des Sauvages, dans le goût du concerto
( transcription by Y. Rechsteiner )
 
O. Messiaen: Livre d’ orgue (1951)
Chants d’ oiseaux
 
W. A. Mozart: Variations C major, KV 171Anh./ 28
( together with M. Budáčova - Slovakia - McGill University Montreal )
 
Robertsbridge Codex( around 1330/1360):
1. Estampie
2. Estampie
3. Adesto - Firmissime fidem teneaumus - Alleluia
 
J. S. Bach: O Mensch bewein deinˇSünde gross, BWV 622
 
A. Mellnäs: Omnia tempus habent ( 1971 )
( transcription by Hans-Ola Ericsson 2011 )
 
J. S. Bach: Passacaglia C minor, BWV 582
 

12th of August

Mag. Gabriele Marinoni - ( Italy )

M. Reger: Fantasy on Choral „Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott“ op. 27

( on the occasion of the 500th anniversary
of the Luther´s Reformation ) 
 
D. Buxtehude:  Fantasy on Choral „Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, g´mein“
 
W. A. Mozart: Fantasie f-moll KV 608
 
R. Wagner: Tristan a Isolda ( Introduction and Liebestod )
( transkripcion by E. Lemare / G. Marinoni )

 

 

 
Festival cover organist:  Ján Bulla, M.A. - ( Slovakia )
 



Programme 2016

 The Festival Kremnica Castle Organ 2016


Kremnica – City Castle,  Slovakia

 Church of St Catherine, Saturday at 7 P.M  


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2nd of July - Festive Opening Concert

Monika Kecskés and László Deák - ( Hungary )
 

Aléxander Guilmant:

Sonata for organ No.5, opus 80

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Fantasy for organ f minor, KV 608

Jean Langlais:

Double fantasy

Pierre Cochereau:

Symphony in improvisation  

 

 9th of July

Mária Budáčová - ( Slovakia )

Finalist of International Organ Competition Montreal

Slovak Choir ADOREMUS - Dušan Bill, conductor

soloists:
Hana Friedová, soprano - Angelika Zajícová, alt

Matúš Šimko, tenor - Tomáš Šelc, bas

 

Ludovico da Viadana:
 
Exsultate Justi
 
Antonín Tučapský:
 
Pater mi
 
Alfred Schnittke:
 
Gospodi

Max Reger:

Fantasy symphonic and fugue d minor, opus 57 "Inferno"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Requiem d minor, KV 626

for soli, choir and organ
 

16th of July

Bálint Karosi - ( Hungary, USA )
 
Dieterich Buxtehude:
 
Preludium G minor for organ, BuxWV 163
 
Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Fantasia and  fugue a mol, BWV 944
Nun danket alle Gott
Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 622
Preludium and fugue e mol
 
Bálint Karosi:
 
Improvisation on a given Chorale tune

Variations on a Chorale by Bela Bartok

 
23th of July
 
Prof. Gianluca Libertucci - ( Vaticano, Italy )
 
Louis Vierne:
 
Symphony Nr. 4 for organ, opus 32
 
Ottorino Respighi:
 
Elevazione
 
Card. Domenico Bartolucci:
 
Postludio
 
Percy E. Fletcher:
 
Festival Toccata
 
 

30th of July
 
Thomas Gaynor - (New Zealand)
 
Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Fantasy and Fugue g minor, BWV 542
 
Maurice Duruflé:
 
Fantasy and Fugue on the name Alain
 
Charles-Marie Widor:

Symphony for organ No. 6

6th of August

Mária Budáčová - ( Slovakia )

Finalist of International Organ Competition Montreal

Slovak Choir ADOREMUS - Dušan Bill, conductor

soloists:
Hana Friedová, soprano - Angelika Zajícová, alt

Matúš Šimko, tenor - Tomáš Šelc, bas

Anonym ( C.M. )
 
Alleluia
 
Jakobus Gallus:
 
Duo Seraphim
 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
 
Laudate Dominum Vesperae solennes  de confessore  KV 339
Graduale "Sancta Maria, mater Dei" KV 273
 
Franz Liszt:
 
Ave Maria

Fantasy and Fugue on B-A-C-H

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: 

Requiem d minor, KV 626

for soli, choir and organ

                                    

13th of August

Mag. Martin Rabensteiner - ( Italy )
 
 
Léon Boellmann:

Suite gothique, op. 25

Maurice Duruflé:

Suite for organ, opus 5

Max Reger:  

Sonata for organ d minor, No. 2

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Festival cover organist:  Ján Bulla - ( Slovakia )
 



Programme 2015

 The Festival Kremnica Castle Organ 2015


Kremnica – City Castle,  Slovakia

 Church of St Catherine, Sunday at 6 P.M  

 

5th of July - Festive Opening Concert

Robert Kovács - ( Hungary )
Cathedral of Eisenstadt

 Edvard Hagerup Grieg:
 
Death of Aase ( mournig music )
from suite Peer Gynt, opus 46
 
Robert Schumann:
 
4 Skizzen für den Pedalflügel, opus 58
Fugue on B-A-C-H, opus 60, Nr. 6
 
Max Reger:
 
Toccata E minor, opus 65/11
Fugue E major, opus 65/12
 
Franz Schmidt:
 
Chaconna Cis minor
 

 12th of July

Mária Budáčová - ( Slovakia )

Finalist of International Organ Competition Montreal 

Antonio Vivaldi / Johann Sebastian Bach:

Concerto d minor, BWV 596

Franz Liszt:

Orpheus

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky:

Night on Bald Mountain
transcription: Zsigmond Szathmáry
 
Maurice Duruflé:
                                            
Suite, opus 5 for organ
  

19th of July

Ján Bulla ( Slovakia )

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István Nagy ( Slovakia )

Charles-Marie Widor:

Symphony Nr. 9 for organ, Gothic

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:
 
The Nutcracker, opus 71 - fragments
 
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Arabian Dance
Waltz of the Flowers
 

Edvard Hagerup Grieg:  

Peer Gynt, Suite Nr. 1 , opus 46

Morning Mood

The Death of Aase

Anitra´s Dance
 
Aram Khachaturjan:
 
Waltz from the ballet Masquerade
Sabre Dance from the ballet Gayané
 
 
 
26th of July
 
Gabriele Marinoni - ( Italy )
 
Franz Liszt:
The Music between Religion and Secularity
 
"Ich hatte viel Bekűmmernis"
Introduction and Fugue from cantata by J. S. Bach, BWV 21
arranged by F. Liszt
 
"Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir"
from cantata by J. S. Bach, BWV 38
arranged by F. Liszt
 
"Evocation á la Chapelle Sixtine"
on theme "Miserere" by G. Allegri and "Ave Verum Corpus" by W. A. Mozart
composed by F. Liszt
 
"Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen"
Preludium for organ on theme from cantata by J. S. Bacha, BWV 12
arranged for organ: Alexander Winterberger
 
"Ad nos, ad salutarem undam"
Fantasie and Fugue on theme from the oper "Le Prophéte" by G. Meyerbeer
 

2nd of August

Mag. Ernst Wally 
( Cathedral of St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria )
 
Johann Sebastian BachErnst Wally:
 
Improvisation
 
Rudolf Bibl:
 
Sonata Nr. 1 for organ, opus 74

Claude Debussy:
 
La Cathédrale Engloutie
 
César Franck:
 
Cantabile
 
Denis Bédard:
 
Suite for organ

9th of August

Prof. Enrico Viccardi ( Italy )
 
Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue, BWV 564

Félix-Alexandre Guilmant : 
 
Sonata Nr. 1, opus 42
 
Ottorino Respighi

Preludio in la minore sopra un Corale di Bach "Ich hab mein Sach Gott heimgestellt"
 
Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger:

Sonata Nr. 16, opus 175

                                                    16th of August

 
Humberto Salvagnin - ( Brasília )

 
Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély: 
 
Offertoire D minor
 
Francois Delor:
 
4 Pieces in old French style
 
Marcelo Giannini:
 
Evocations
 
Franz Liszt:
 
Fantasie and Fugue on "Ad nos, ad salutarem undam"
 
 
 
 
Festival cover organist:  Ján Bulla - ( Slovakia )
 



Programme 2014

 The Festival Kremnica Castle Organ 2014


Kremnica – City Castle,  Slovakia

 Church of St Catherine, Sunday at 6 P.M  

 

6th of July - Festive Opening Concert

Johannes Zeinler - ( Austria )
International Organ Competition Vaduz 2013 - 1st Prize

 César Franck:
 
Choral Nr. 1 E major
 
Olivier Messiaen:
 
L'Ascension ( 2nd - 3th part )
 
Max Reger:
 
12 Pieces, opus 65 ( The Rhapsody cis mol )
 
Robert Schumann:
 
Six Studies in Canonic Form for  Pedal Piano, opus 56 ( Nr. 4: Innig )
 
Julius Reubke:
 
Sonata on 94th Psalm
 

 13th of July

Mag. István Nagy( Parish Church Kolárovo, Slovakia )

Léon Boëlmann:

Suite gotique, opus 25

Johann Sebastian Bach:

Air

Alexandre Guilmant:
                                            
Symphony Nr. 5 for organ
  

20th of July

Balázs Szabó ( Hungary )

Johann Sebastian Bach:

Concerto D minor after A. Vivaldi, BWV 596

Olivier Messiaen:
 
Transport de joie

Maurice Duruflé:

        Sicilienne ( from Suite, opus 5 )
 
Jean Demessieux:
 
Octaves ( from Six Etudes, opus 6 )
 
Max Reger:
 
  Choralfantasie „Wie schön leucht uns der Morgenstern, Opus 40 Nr. 1
 
 
27th of July
 
Prof. Gianluca Libertucci - ( Vatican, Italy )
organist of Vicariate City of Vatican and Basilika St. Peter, Pontifical Swiss Guard,
General audiences of the Holy Father, Conservatory of Music "Benedetto Marcello" Venice
 
Johann Sebastian Bach :
 
Preludium and Fugue Es major, BWV 552
 
Wofgang Amadeus Mozart:
 
Andante F major, KV 616
 
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy:
 
Sonata for organ C minor Nr. 2, opus 65
 
Alexándre Guilmant:
 
Priére, opus 16, Nr. 2
 
Franz Liszt:
 
Preludium and Fugue on  B-A-C-H
 
George Thalben-Ball:
 
Elégia
 
Théodore Dubois:
 
Toccata
 

3th of August

Prof. Josef Kšica 
( Cathedral of St. Vitus, Prague-Hradcany, Czech Republic )
 
Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Preludium and Fugue h minor, BWV 544
Choral trio "Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g´mein, BWV 734
 
Bedřich Smetana:
 
Fugue A major

Antonín Dvořák:
 
Preludium and Fughetta D major
 
Leoš Janáček:
 
Postludium from Glagol Mass
 
Klement Slavický:
 
Invocation
 
Petr Eben:
 
Versetti
I. Ad Offertorium super Pueri Hebreaeorum
II. Ad Communionem super Adoro Te
 
Max Reger:
 
Sonata Nr. 2 d minor, opus 60
 

10th of August

Choir ADOREMUS ( Slovakia ) 
Choirmaster: Dušan Bill   Mária Budáčová - organ
 
In memory of friends of the festival

Charles-Marie Widor:

Symphony for organ F minor Nr. 5, 1st mov.

Maurice Duruflé:

Scherzo

Requiem, opus 9

17th of August
 
Gabriele Marinoni - ( Italy )
International Organ Competition Vaduz 2013 - 2nd Prize
 
Léon Boëlmann:
 
Suite gothique, opus 25

Jehan Alain:
 
Suite
 
Louis Nicolas Clerambault:
 
Suite du deuxième ton
 
Maurice Duruflé:
 
Suite, opus 5
 
 
Festival cover organist:  Ján Bulla - ( Slovakia )
 



Programme 2013

 The Festival Kremnica Castle Organ 2013

 

Kremnica – City Castle,  Slovakia

 Church of St Catherine, Sunday at 6 P.M  

 

7th of July - Festive Opening Concert

Espen Melbö - ( Norway )
 
Arild Sandvold:.
 
Introduction and Passacaglia H minor
 
César Franck:
 
Choral Nr. 1 E major
 
Otto Olssohn:
 
Preludium and Fugue F major
 
Julius Reubke:
 
Sonata on 94th Psalm
 

14th of July

Prof. Gianluca Libertucci ( Italy, Vatican )

Johann Sebastian Bach:

Toccata and fugue D minor, "Dorian", BWV 538

Giuseppe Liberto:

Psallam Tibi

César Franck:

        Choral Nr. 2 B minor - Choral Nr. 3 A minor

 

 21nd of July

Prof. Corrado Cavalli - ( Italy )

Camille Saint-Saëns:

3 preludes and fugue, opus 99

César Franck:

Preludes, fugue and variations, opus 18

Louis Vierne:
                                            
Symphony Nr. 2 for organ, opus 20
 
28th of July
 
Mag. István Nagy - ( Slovakia )
 
István Nagy:
 
Improvisation
 
Max Reger:
 
Fantasy and Fugue on choral "Wachet auf, ruft ins die Stimme", ops 52/2
 
Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Preludium and Fugue G major, BWV 541
 
Franz Liszt:
 
Fantasy and Fugue on choral "Ad nos, ad salutarem undam"

4th of August

Mag. Peter Frisée - ( Austria )
 
Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Preludium and Fugue e minor, BWV 548
 
Franz Liszt:
 
Fantasy and Fugue on B-A-C-H

Charles Marie Widor:
 
Symphony for organ Nr. 6
 

11th of August

Prof. Johannes Rauh ( Germany ) 

Max Reger:

Orgelstücke, opus 80, Nr. 7 - 12

Johannes Rauh:

Orgelmeditationen zur Offenbarung des Johanness Anbetung

Louis Vierne:

Symphony Nr. 3 for organ, opus 28

 

18th of August
 
Prof. Mónika Kecskés - ( Hungary )
 
César Franck:
 
Fantasy A major

Choral Nr. 2 h minor
 
Grand Pieces Symphonique, opus 17

 




Programme 2012

 The Festival Kremnica Castle Organ 2012

 

Kremnica – City Castle,  Slovakia

 Church of St Catherine, Sunday at 6 P.M  

 

8th of July  

 Prof. Silvia Márquez Chulilla   (Spain)

  Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548
 
Alessandro Scarlatti:
 
Variations on "La Follia di Spagna"
 
F. Correa de Arauxo:
 
Tiento y discurso de segundo tono
 
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach:
 
Sonata g minor
 
Félix-Alexandre Guilmant:

 Sonata Nr 3 in C minor, opus 56

15th of July

Choir Adoremus, Prof. Dušan Bill - conductor (Slovakia)

Miriam Garajová - vocal

Marek Vrábel - organ (Slovakia)

" Hommage à parents "

  Ján Levoslav Bella:
 
Otčenáš
 Ave Maria
 
Sonata-fantasia for organ d mimor
 
Július Kowalski:
 
Stabat Mater
 
Ján Levoslav Bella:
 
Requiem
 
Te Deum
 
 
22nd of July

 Peter Frisée ( Austria )

Maurice Duruflé:

Prélude at Fugue sur le nom d´Alain

Jehan Alain:

Le jardin suspendu

Johann Sebastian Bach:

       Concerto a minor ( by Vivalddi )

Marcel Dupré:

Symphonie- Passion

 

29th of July

 Prof. Thomas Nipp (Liechtenstein)

Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger:

Sonata for organ Nr. 9 b minor, op. 142

Naji Hakim:

Salve Regina

Félix-Alexandre Guilmant:

Sonata for organ Nr. 5 c minor, op. 80

5th of August

 Winfried Lichtscheidel (Germany)

Robert Schumann:

Four Scetches, op. 42

Franz Liszt:

Funerailles (transcr.: N. Kynaston)

Marco Enrico Bossi:

Scherzo, op. 49

Charles-Marie Widor:

Symphonie No. 10, D major, op. 73 "Romane"

 

12th of August

Espen Melbö (Norway) 

Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger:

Sonata-fantasia for organ in H, Nr. 17, opus 181

Richard Wagner:

The mastersingers of Nuremberg - overture to the Opera

(arr.: Edwin H. Lemare)

Max Reger:

Symphonic Fantasie and Fugue, opus 57

 

19th of August

 Prof. Manuel Tomadin (Italy)

Max Reger:

Introduction and Passacaglia D minor

Marco Enrico Bossi:

Ave Maria, Nr. 2, opus 104

Chant du soir, Nr. 1, opus 92

Johann Sebastian Bach:

Passacaglia D minor, BWV 582 - romantic version

Liebster Jesu, BWV 730

Wir sind hier, BWV 731

Julius Reubke:

Organ Sonata c minor - the 94th Psalm

 

 




Programme 2011

The Festival Kremnica Castle Organ 2011

 

Kremnica – City Castle,  Slovakia

 Church of St Catherine, Sunday at 6 P.M

 

10th of July  

 Prof. Bjorn Boysen   (University Oslo, Norway)

  Franz Liszt:
 
"Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen..."
 
Arild Sandvold:

 Variation on Norwegian Folk Song  "Eg veit i Himmerik ei borg"

     Johann Sebastian Bach:

 Passacaglia c minor, BWV 582

  Charles-Marie Widor:

  Symphonie Nr. 10 "Romane"

  

17th of July

Peter Frisée ( Austria )

  Johann Sebastian Bach:
 
Passacaglia c mol, BWV 582
 
Jean-Louis Floreutz:
 
"Harpe de Marie"
 
César Franck:
 
Prelude, Fugue and Variation
 
Charles-Marie Widor:
 
Symphonie Nr. 6 g minor, op. 42
 
 
24th of July

 Prof. Thomas Nipp (Liechtenstein) 

Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger:

Sonata for organ Nr. 12 Des major, op. 154

Franz Liszt:

Orpheus - symphonic poem

César Franck:

       Grand piece symphonique

 

31st of July

 Prof. Fabrizio Marchionni (Italy)

Franz Liszt:

Fantasia and  Fugue on B-A-C-H

César Franck:

Fantasia A major

Fabrizio Marchionni:

Three Sardinian folk dances

César Franck:

Grand piece symphonique


7th of August

 Prof. László Deák (Hungary – winner of Chartres and Paris/France Competition) 

Charles-Marie Widor:

Symphonie Nr. 6 g minor,  op. 42

Franz Liszt:

Consolation Des major, č. 4

Franz Liszt - István Baróti:

Funerailles

Richard Wagner - Edwin Lemare:

The ride of the Valkyries

 

14th of August

Prof. Raúl Ramiréz Prieto (Spain)

Johann Sebastian Bach:

Prelude on the choral  ´Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland´ BWV 659

Prelude and Fugue D major, BWV 532

Camille Saint-Saens:

Danse Macabre (arr.: E. H. Lemare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Fantasie f minor, KV 608

Maurice Duruflé:

Suita for organ, opus 5 

 

21st of August

 Prof. Kent Tritle (New York Philharmonic, USA)

Geore Cromb:

Pastoral Drone

Larry King:

Resurrection

Ned Rorem:

Views from the Oldest House

Julius Reubke:

The 94th Psalm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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