Johann Sebastian Bach: Präludium & Fuge E flat major BWV 552 César Franck: Choral Nr. 2 Claude Debussy: Clair de Lune (arr. Alexandre Cellier) Marcel Dupré: Prélude et Fugue g-Moll op. 7 Nr. 3 Grégoire Rolland: Illumina Jehan Alain: Postlude pour l’office des Complies Thierry Escaich: Evocation II Olivier Latry: Improvisation
Olivier Latry, who is joining the Carinthian Summer Festival for the new concert series Organ plus…, is one of the most renowned organists world-wide and an ambassador of organ music. Latry, who was appointed titular organist of Notre Dame de Paris at the age of 23, has played on the most prestigious instruments around the world and with the most prominent orchestras and conductors, in venues such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Hamburger Elbphilharmonie, Vienna’s Musikverein and Konzerthaus, the Leipzig Gewandhaus or the Philharmonie de Paris. He also made his mark through an impressive series of recordings of organ masterpieces, in particular by French composers, including the complete works for organ by Olivier Messiaen, a CD of works by César Franck as well as the Organ Symphony by Camille Saint-Saëns with Christoph Eschenbach and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Since 2013 he has been the organist emeritus of the Orchestre National de Montreal. A former student of Gaston Litaize, he succeeded Michel Chapuis as a professor at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris; moreover, he is much sought after as an international speaker. The American Guild of Organists dubbed him Performer of the Year in April 2009, he also holds an honorary doctorate of McGill University in Montreal. In Klagenfurt Olivier Latry will play and improvise on both organs of the cathedral. Cathedral organist Klaus Kuchling, the curator of the concert series, will meet him for an introductory talk.
Sat 25.8.2018 / 18:30
Olivier Latry in a conversation with Melissa Dermastia, assistent of the cathedral music Klagenfurt, and Klaus Kuchling, Klagenfurt Cathedral organist and curator of the series Organ plus… – Franziskussaal Dompfarre Klagenfurt. Admission is free!
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