21.04.2013 - 23.04.2013 Events, Music

Concerts of the organist Gedymin Grubba

Concerts of the organist Gedymin Grubba at the International Organ and Chamber Music Festival “Organium” in Sumy and Kharkiv

Gedymin Grubba is an organist, composer, conductor, and organizer of cultural and artistic events. He graduated from the Moniuszko Music Academy in Gdansk in 2006 (organ – class of Prof. Roman Perucki, composition – class of Prof. E. Glowski). Since 2003 he has been the president of the Gabriel Fauré Art Promotion Foundation in Gdansk, which organizes about 50 concerts a year in Poland. Since 1999 he has been the founder and director of the International Organ Music Festival in Pelplin Cathedral, which is among the most important artistic projects in Poland today.

Participant of numerous master classes, he plays concerts in Poland and abroad. During his career, since 1996 he played almost 1,000 concerts as an organist, chamber performer and conductor. Member of award panels of organ competitions and the main demonstrator of the organ in the Oliwa Cathedral. Laureate of organist and pianist competitions. Member of the Youth Section of the Polish Composers’ Union. He has recordings on CD, radio and TV (in particular as a conductor). In 2009 he was awarded a prestigious MESTWIN statuette for his cultural activity.

 In the program:

 I part

1.  J. S. Bach           Prelude Es-dur, BWV 552

2.  J. S. Bach           “Allein Gott in der Hoh’ sei Ehr’” BWV 664

3.  D. Buxtehude “Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist”, BuxWV 208

4.  N. Bruhns          Prelude e-moll

5.  J. S. Bach           “An Wasserflussen Babylon” BWV 653

6.  J. S. Bach           Fugue Es-dur, BWV 552

II part

1.  J. S. Bach            Concerto G-dur, BWV 592  Allegro-Grave-Presto

2.  A. Guilmant          Allegro appasionato from Symphony No. 5 c-moll

3.  J. Janca            Variations on “Hilf, Herr meines Lebens”

4.  G. Mushel         Toccata

5.  F. Peters        Concert Piece ор. 52а


April 21
Sumy Oblast Philharmonic, Petropavlivska st., 63, concert begins at 18:00

April 23
Kharkiv Oblast Philharmonic, Rymarska st., 21, concert begins at 18:30

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