21st International Festival “The Days of Organ – Dies organorum”: FRANZ DANKSAGMÜLLER

09.09.2021, 20:00

Composer and organist Franz Danksagmüller unites a broad musical spectrum in his innovative projects, compositions and live electronics performances. His work continually sounds out links between historic and contemporary music, between classical musical instruments and their modern electronic counterparts. His concert is organized in collaboration with Austrian Cultural Forum in Belgrade.

Thursday, 9th September 2021 at 20:00
The Cathedral of Blessed Virgin Mary, 75 Hadži Milentijeva Street
FRANZ DANKSAGMÜLLER (Austria), organ

Program:
Antonio Vivaldi / Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto in a minor,  RV 522 / BWV 593
Allegro – Adagio – Allegro

Franz Danksagmüller
Sounds of π: AlabasterLichtWand

Samuel Scheidt
from Tabulatura Nova
Cantio Sacra Warum betrübstu dich mein Hertz
1. Versus, Coral in Cantu, à 4 Voc.

2. Versus, Coral in Cantu, à 4 Voc.
3. Versus, Coral in Tenore, à 4 Voc.
4. Versus, Coral in Cantu, à 3 Voc.
5. Versus, Coral in Cantu, à 3 Voc.
6. Versus, Bicinium contra puncto duplici
7. Versus, Bicinium
8. Versus, Coral in Tenore, à 3 Voc.
9. Versus, Coral in Basso, à 3 Voc.
10. Versus, Coral in Basso, à 3 Voc.
11. Versus, Coral in Cantu, à 4 Voc.
12. Versus, Coral in Cantu colorato, à 4 Voc.

William Byrd
Fantasia in a minor

Franz Danksagmüller
A Fancy

Franz Danksagmüller
Improvisation

Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532

Biography:
Composer and organist Franz Danksagmüller unites a broad musical spectrum in his innovative projects, compositions and live electronics performances. His work continually fathoms the links between historic and contemporary music, between classical musical instruments and their modern electronic counterparts. In his genre-spanning and interdisciplinary projects, Franz Danksagmüller works in collaboration with scientists and diverse artistic personalities. His latest projects combine his own compositions with visualizations and film recordings. Danksagmüller performs as a soloist and as part of various musical ensembles, and gives guest performances at leading concert halls and international festivals. He has performed with the Wiener Symphoniker, the Camerata Salzburg, the Berliner Symphoniker, the Hamburger Symphoniker, the Orchestra of Birmingham, the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, ‘die reihe’ ensemble and the Arnold Schönberg Choir. Furthermore, he has worked with many famous conductors including Sir Simon Rattle, Michael Schønwandt, Erwin Ortner and Ton Koopmann. Franz Danksagmüller studied organ, composition and electronic music in Vienna, Linz, Saarbrucken and Paris. His teachers include Michael Radulescu, Daniel Roth, Erich Urbanner and Karlheinz Essl. He was awarded an Appreciation Award from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research in 1994, and he has won prizes at various international music competitions. Since 2005, he is Professor of Organ and Improvisation at the University of Music Lübeck. He acts as a juror at distinguished organ competitions, including Haarlem, Alkmaar, Lübeck and St. Albans. Since 2015, he is a visiting professor at the Xi´an Conservatory of Music in China, and since September 2018, he is a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London… more

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