XXIX International Organ Festival "City of Bergamo"

XXIX International Organ Festival "City of Bergamo"

Dates

Friday 22 October , at 21:00

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Friday 22 October , at 21:00

Friday 29 October , at 21:00

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The extraordinary festival returns again this year, bringing together some of the most prestigious names on the international organ scene with concerts in the most beautiful churches in Bergamo.

A grand edition with unmissable events in the festival’s historic venues, places that preserve historic organs of the highest value, such as the Serassi in the Church of Sant'Alessandro della Croce in Pignolo or the Balbiani in the church of Santa Maria Immacolata delle Grazie. 

 

WHEN

24thSeptember – 19thOctober, every Friday

Program:

● Friday 24th September | 9:00pm

Music by Franck, Vierne, Duprè

Performance by Ben van Oosten, titular organist of the Grote Kerk in The Hague

Cathedral - Upper Town, Bergamo

Organ – Corna 2010

 

● Friday 1st October | 9:00pm

Music by Sweelinck, Scarlatti, Seixas, Bach, improvisations

Performance by Giampaolo Di Rosa, titular organist of S. Antonio dei Portoghesi (Rome)

Church of San Leonardo, Bergamo

Organ - Adeodato Bossi 1850

 

● Friday 8th October | 9:00pm

Music by Sigmund, Liszt, Reger, improvisations

Performance by Christoph Schönfelder

Church of S. Maria Immacolata delle Grazie, Bergamo

Organ - Balbiani 1924

 

● Friday 15th October | 9:00pm

Music by Bach, Mozart, Duprè, Guillou, improvisations

Performance by Thomas Ospital, titular organist of Saint Eustache (Paris) 

Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore - Upper Town, Bergamo

Organ - Vegezzi Bossi 1915

 

● Friday 22nd October | 9:00pm

Music by Charpentier, Clerambault, Balbastre, Kikta, Dianov, Boutsko, Prokofiev

Performance by Marina Tchebourkina, titular organist of the Royal Chapel of Versailles

Church of S.Alessandro della Croce in Pignolo, Bergamo

Organ - Serassi 1860

 

● Friday 29th October | 9:00pm

Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi, Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

with animation by Tom Scott

Performance by Jonathan Scott, winner of E.c.h.o. 2019 Children Project Competition

Cathedral - Upper Town, Bergamo

Organ - Corna 2010

 

MORE INFORMATION

http://www.organfestival.bg.it

Access to churches will be regulated. The concerts will however all be broadcast live on the Festival’s official YouTube channel.


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The extraordinary festival returns again this year, bringing together some of the most prestigious names on the international organ scene with concerts in the most beautiful churches in Bergamo.

A grand edition with unmissable events in the festival’s historic venues, places that preserve historic organs of the highest value, such as the Serassi in the Church of Sant'Alessandro della Croce in Pignolo or the Balbiani in the church of Santa Maria Immacolata delle Grazie. 

 

WHEN

24thSeptember – 19thOctober, every Friday

Program:

● Friday 24th September | 9:00pm

Music by Franck, Vierne, Duprè

Performance by Ben van Oosten, titular organist of the Grote Kerk in The Hague

Cathedral - Upper Town, Bergamo

Organ – Corna 2010

 

● Friday 1st October | 9:00pm

Music by Sweelinck, Scarlatti, Seixas, Bach, improvisations

Performance by Giampaolo Di Rosa, titular organist of S. Antonio dei Portoghesi (Rome)

Church of San Leonardo, Bergamo

Organ - Adeodato Bossi 1850

 

● Friday 8th October | 9:00pm

Music by Sigmund, Liszt, Reger, improvisations

Performance by Christoph Schönfelder

Church of S. Maria Immacolata delle Grazie, Bergamo

Organ - Balbiani 1924

 

● Friday 15th October | 9:00pm

Music by Bach, Mozart, Duprè, Guillou, improvisations

Performance by Thomas Ospital, titular organist of Saint Eustache (Paris) 

Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore - Upper Town, Bergamo

Organ - Vegezzi Bossi 1915

 

● Friday 22nd October | 9:00pm

Music by Charpentier, Clerambault, Balbastre, Kikta, Dianov, Boutsko, Prokofiev

Performance by Marina Tchebourkina, titular organist of the Royal Chapel of Versailles

Church of S.Alessandro della Croce in Pignolo, Bergamo

Organ - Serassi 1860

 

● Friday 29th October | 9:00pm

Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi, Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

with animation by Tom Scott

Performance by Jonathan Scott, winner of E.c.h.o. 2019 Children Project Competition

Cathedral - Upper Town, Bergamo

Organ - Corna 2010

 

MORE INFORMATION

http://www.organfestival.bg.it

Access to churches will be regulated. The concerts will however all be broadcast live on the Festival’s official YouTube channel.


Not to be missed in this area

SANT'AMBROEUS

Athenaeum of Sciences, Letters and Arts

Caffé del Tasso

Gambirasio Chiara

Cathedral Museum & Treasure

FRANCO BLUMER

  • Vicolo Aquila Nera, 2, 24129 Bergamo, Bergamo

Casa Mario Lupo

Curia Generalizia delle Figlie del Sacro Cuore di Gesù

CHRISTMAS VILLAGE 2019

From November 20, 2021 at December 26, 2021

CHRISTMAS VILLAGE 2019

Piazzale degli Alpini, 24121 Bergamo, Bergamo
Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica

La Dispensa di Arlecchino

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