Feb. 26, 2017 2:00 PM- Gedymin Grubba, Organs – Live in Concert at St Louis Abbey Church

Gedymin Grubba (b. 1981) is an international organist, composer, and conductor performing about 100 concerts each year around the world. He is currently one of the most active Polish concert organists. So far he traveled around the globe five times on world concert tours across Europe, South America, North America (including 20 concerts in the US), South Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania. Last year (2016) marked the 20th anniversary of his artistic work, amounting to 1,500 recitals given so far. Geydmin has recorded several of CD’s (19 incl. DVD) and numerous recordings for radio and television in the world. He frequently conducts master-classes and is invited to be an adjudicator for organ competitions in the world. Since 1999 he is the Director of the International Festival of Organ Music at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Pelplin, which is one of the most significant and prestigious cultural events of its kind in Europe. Since 2003 he is also Chairman of the Promotion of Art Gabriel Fauré Foundation which organizes about 50 concerts a year.

Artist’s website: www.gedymin.org

The concert is open to the public with no admission charge, but a free-will offering will taken. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM

1. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto in a (after Vivaldi) /BWV 593/
    /Allegro/Adagio/Allegro/
    choral: An Wasserflüssen Babylon /BWV 653/
    Passacaglia in c /BWV 582/

2. Max Reger (1873-1916)
    choral: Aus tiefer Not

3. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
    Sonata No. 3 in A Major
    /Con moto maestoso/Andante tranquillo/

4. Flor Peeters (1903-1986) 
    Concert piece Op. 52a

 

 

 

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