CATHEDRAL ORGAN FESTIVAL BRATISLAVA

06.08.2020 - 24.09.2020

In the Cathedral of St. Martin on Rudnay Square will take place from August 6 to September 24, 2020, XI. year of the international festival Cathedral Organ Festival Bratislava. WOLFGANG CAPEK, organ / A on Thursday, August 6th.

The program:
Johan Sebastian Bach Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 146
(1685 – 1750) “We must enter through many trumpets in the Reich Gottes”
(transcription for organ: Marcel Dupré)

Joseph Haydn 4 tracks for flute lesson
(1732 – 1809) Menuett, Allegretto, Vivace, Presto

Wolgang Amadeus Mozart Finale of the Jupiter Symphony, KV 551
(1756 – 1791) (transcription for organ: Wolfgang Capek)

Wolfgang Capek Improvisation on themes from the Coronation Mass of W. A. ​​Mozart

Franz Schmidt Two choral plays
(1874 – 1939) “O wie selig seid ihr doch ihr Frommen”
“Now thanks to God”

Louis-J.A.Lefébure-Wely Verset fa-maj.
(1817 – 1869) Offer re-min.

Louis Vierne Scherzo
(1870 – 1937) Final
(from Symphony No. 2, Op. 20)

Eugène Gigout Cantilène
(1844 – 1925)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Allegro vivace from Symphony no. 6, Pathetic
(1840 – 1893) (transcription for organ: Wolfgang Capek)

Wolfgang Capek studied at the “Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst”, organ playing (Herbert Tachezi), piano playing (Hans Kann, Hilde Langer-Rühl), composition and church music. He improved his organ playing in France (Louis Robillard). He is active as a concert organist and pianist. He has performed on special trips and master classes in music centers in all European countries, the USA, Russia, the Far East and Australia. He also performs as a soloist with important chamber groups and orchestras under the direction of renowned conductors. He is a long-time organist and music director of the choir and orchestra at the Marienkirche in Wien-Hernals. Since 2009, he has also been the main organist at the Augustinerkirche, which is the ecclesiastical music center of Vienna. He is the artistic director of the “Sommer-Orgelfestivals St.Augustin”. Wolfgang Capek is a professor at the “Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Wien”, where he teaches organ and piano. He is also active as a composer. He is the author of compositions for organ, piano and choir, as well as arrangements of original piano and orchestral works for organ solo. Records for radio and television, CD recordings. His wide and virtuoso repertoire includes all stylistic periods. However, the focus and center of interest for him is the organ literature of the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century.

Place: St. Martin’s Cathedral, Rudnay Square, Bratislava, Slovakia
Date: Thursday 6 August 2020
Start: 19:30 – 20:30
Admission: adults 8 €, seniors and students 6 €, disabled 1 €

The concert is held with the support of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Bratislava, under the auspices of the Bratislava Archbishop of Metropolitan Mons. Stanislav Zvolenský. The festival was supported by public sources by the Fund for the Support of the Arts – the main partner of the festival

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Venue

Katedrála svätého Martina, Rudnayovo námestie, Bratislava, Slovensko

Price

1 - 8 EUR

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