Organ Fest
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Czech organ music

Date and time

18 August 2018, Saturday 19:00

This summer, Lviv will be home to organists from all over the world for two weeks. From August 13 to August 26, the Organ Hall will host the Lviv Organ Festival 2018. 13 concerts, master classes and hours of good music!
Young and talented Czech organist Josef Kratochvil is going to conquer Lviv with his performance. Josef will perform his solo concert at the Lviv Organ Hall on August 18th.
He studied piano and organ with his own father, Bogumir Kratochvil. During his studies at the art school, he received many awards at festivals and competitions. Studied at Janacek Music Academy and Szymanowski Music Academy. Joseph is currently a student of the prestigious Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy”.Josef is regularly involved in organ festivals in Slovakia, Germany, Poland, and recently became co-organizer of one of these festivals in the Czech Republic. He constantly replenishes his treasury of wins at international contests. In particular, in 2017 he won the main prize at the prestigious international competition of organists "Vox Polonia" in St. Petersburg. Acting as a soloist at Philharmonic in Ostrava and Kosice.Josef Kratohvil  created a duet and successfully toured Europe with lyrical-coloraturated soprano Aneta Ruckova.The program Jozeph’s Lviv concert includes music by Czech composer Peter Eben and works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Alexander Guilmant.

Joseph Kratochvil - organ (Czech Republic)

P. Eben - Moto ostinato from the cycle "Sunday Music"
J. S. Bach - The First Part of the Trio Sonata In C Major, BWV 529
J. S. Bach - Toccata, Adagio and Fugue C Major, BWV 564
A. Guilmant - Sonata No.1, d-moll, op.42 (Introduction and Allegro, Pastoral, Final)
P. Eben - Final from the cycle "Sunday Music"

Tickets are available:
- at the office of the Organ Hall every day from 13:00 to 19:00
- online at -
- in more than 20 outlets of Lviv -

// age limit: ~ 7 + //

Phone for information:
098 871 0180

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