Estonian Organ Music
Date and time
14 August 2018, Tuesday 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 8th Lviv Organ Festival. 13 concerts, master classes and hours of good music! Organist from Estonia Ulla Krigul will open our festival this year. She is one of the most outstanding young generation organists at home. She’d studied piano and organ in Estonia and Austria.
As soloist and chamber musician Ulla Krigul has performed in all main Estonian churches, participated international festivals, international competitions, as well as given concerts in Finland, Austria and Sweden.Ulla give the important role to contemporary music. “I am delighted to play new Estonian music that lacks the so-called rules and where there is space for searching and experimenting at the same time not copying anybody”, she says. Organist has première-performed several works by Estonian younger generation conductors (Tõnis Kaumann, Galina Grigorjeva, Tõnu Kõrvits, Ülo Krigul, Märt-Matis Lill et al). She will bring this music to Lviv. We will her the Prelude and fugue g moll by Peeter Süda, Estonian composer, the first, who compose organ music based on folklore.Performer will play choral by Arvo Pärt who’s the most performed living composer in the world. “Mein Weg hat Gipfel und Wellentäler” is constructed according to Pärt's signature "tintinnabular" method, takes its name from a word that describes the sound of a bell.Andres Uibo is first of all known as one of the finest organist in Estonian music scene. His organ piece “Then I saw…” won the first price and was voted as the best work by the audience at the contest of new compositions in Tallinn. Tõnu Kõrvits is a rising star of Estonian contemporary music, more and more frequently performed in Estonia and foreign countries. At the end of the evening the Fugue by Rudolf Tobias will sound. Tobias was the first composer with Estonian nationality, who acquired higher academic education in composition.
Ulla Krigul - organ
P. Süda - Prelude and fugue g minor
A. Pärt - “Mein weg hat gipfel und wellentäler” (“My way has peaks and valleys”)
A. Uibo - Apocalypsis symphony (2003)
T. Kõrvits - Hymn to the blue sky (2016)
R. Tobias - Fugue d minor (1892)
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