Schedule

2023: Sun, Jan 22

04:00 pm

Wiesbaden, Germany
St. Bonifatius, Mayer Organ (1985, III/Ped/48)
Organ recital, opening recital of "Organ Winter Games"

George Frederick Handel | 1685 - 1759
Ouverture on „Occasional Oratory“
arr. for organ by Noel Rawsthorne

Max Reger | 1873 - 1916
Introduction, theme, variations and fugue on an original theme in f sharp minor op. 73

Nicolas-Jacques Lemmens | 1823 - 1881
▪ Prayer

William Byrd | 1543 - 1623
Variations on “Malt´s come downe”

Improvisation
Fantasia and Fugue in memoriam Max Reger on „Freu´ Dich, Du Himmelskönigin“


2023: Sat, Feb 04

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

How brightly shines the Morning Star

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Fantasia on „How brightly shines the Morning Star“ BWV 739

Sigfrid Karg-Elert | 1877 - 1933
From Chorale Improvisations op. 65
▪ How brightly shines the Morning Star

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 30 Short Chorale Preludes op. 135a
▪ How brightly shines the Morning Star

Fantasia and Fugue on the hymn tune
„Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern“ op. 40

2023: Sun, Feb 05

05:00 pm

Troisdorf-Sieglar, Germany
St. John, Seifert-Klais organ (2001/1956, IV/Ped/46)

Gioacchino Rossini | 1792 - 1868
Ouvertüre zu “La Gazza ladra” (Die diebische Elster)
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Bernhard Schmid the elder  | 1535 - 1592
Ein guter Hofdantz | German Renaissance Dance

Antony Baldwin | * 1957
Three Tudor Cats
▪ My Mistress Lemon: Her Progress
▪ My Lord Monti: His Galliard
▪ The Lady Margaret: Her Arrival

Renaissance Dance | 1510 - 1558
“Mamye est tant honneste et saige” | French Renaissance Dance

Giuseppe Verdi | 1813 - 1901
From “La Traviata“
▪ Brindisi
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Antonio Valente | 1520 - 1581
Lo Ballo dell´intorcia | Italian Renaissance Dance

Ralf Boelting | * 1953
A Rag

John Williams | * 1932
Indiana Jones March “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Nicolas of Krakow | + 1550
Hayducki | Polish Renaissance Dance

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973 16´
Emoticons – 8 Short Caricatures
1. Grining face
2. Crying face 
3. Angel 
4. Scared Face
5. In Love
6. Angry 
7. Academic / Intellectual 
8. Sunglasses

Gwyneth Walker | * 1947
„Sanctuary“
▪ I. Reverence
▪ II. All Nature sings
▪ III. A refuge, Peace

Anonymus | 16th ct.
The Tobacco Pipe | English Renaissance Dance

Improvisation
Phantasie und Fuge im Stil von Max Reger über „Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan“


2023: Sat, Feb 11

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Theodore Salomé | 1834 – 1896
Grand Chœur

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From Chorale Preludes op. 67
▪ Jesu, meine Freude
▪ Alles ist an Gottes Segen
▪ Dir, dir, Jehova, will ich singen
▪ Jesu, meine Zuversicht

Hendrik Andriessen | 1892 – 1981
Aria

Max Reger
From 12 Organ Pieces op. 59
▪ Benedictus

Augustin Barié | 1883 – 1915
Toccata

2023: Sat, Feb 18

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert for Carneval
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Gioacchino Rossini | 1792 - 1868
Ouverture to “La Gazza ladra” 
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From „Emoticons – 8 Short Caricatures“
▪ 8. Sunglasses – A Boogie of Coolness

Giuseppe Verdi | 1813 – 1901
From “Rigoletto“
▪ La Donna e mobile
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Improviasation
“Chorale Prelude" in the style of Max Reger
on a German Carneval tune

Scott Joplin | 1868 - 1917
The Entertainer
arr. for organ by Gabriel Dessauer

Antony Baldwin | * 1957
Three Tudor Cats
▪ My Mistress Lemon: Her Progress
▪ My Lord Monti: His Galliard
▪ The Lady Margaret: Her Arrival

Abe Holzmann | 1874 – 1939
Blaze away
arr. for organ by Gabriel Dessauer

Giuseppe Verdi
From “La Traviata“
▪ Brindisi
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Ralf Boelting | * 1953
A Rag

John Williams | * 1932
Indiana Jones March “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

2023: Sat, Feb 25

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Prelude and Fugue in B Minor BWV 544

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 52 Chorale Preludes op. 67
▪ Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir
▪ O Lamm Gottes unschuldig
▪ Der am Kreuz ist meine Liebe

Ernest Halsey | 1876 – 1938
Serenade

René-Louis Becker | 1882 - 1956
Marche Gothique


2023: Sat, Mar 04

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Carson Cooman | * 1982
Rondeau op. 947

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 30 Short Chorale Preludes op. 135a
▪ O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden

Amy Beach | 1867 - 1944
Scottish Legend

Max Reger
From 8 Chorale Preludes without opus number
▪ O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid
▪ O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden

Pjotr Ilyitsch Tschaikowsky | 1840 – 1893 3´00
From "The Seasons“
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst
▪ März

Carson Cooman
Hornpipe op. 934

2023: Sat, Mar 11

06:00 pm

Hannover, Germany
Marktkirche, Goll organl (2009, IV/Ped/64)
Organ recital

George Frederick Handel | 1685 - 1759
Ouverture on „Occasional Oratory“
arr. for organ by Noel Rawsthorne

Max Reger | 1873 - 1916
Introduction, theme, variations and fugue on an original theme in f sharp minor op. 73

Nicolas-Jacques Lemmens | 1823 - 1881
▪ Prayer

William Byrd | 1543 - 1623
Variations on “Malt´s come downe”

Improvisation
Fantasia and Fugue in memoriam Max Reger on a lenten hymn tune


2023: Sat, Mar 25

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Passion

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 9 Organ Pieces op. 129
▪ Toccata in D Minor

Eric de Lamarter | 1880 – 1953
Suite for organ
▪ Flourish
▪ Melody
▪ Scherzo

Marcel Dupré | 1886 – 1971
From „Symphonie-Passion“ op. 23
▪ III. La Crucifixion

Max Reger
From 9 Organ Pieces op. 129
▪ Fugue in D Minor


2023: Sat, Apr 01

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Prelude and Fugue in D Minor BWV 539

Wilhelm Rudnick | 1850 - 1927
From 7 Chorale Preludes on Passiontide hymn tunes op. 39
▪ Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen
▪ O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From 10 Chorale Preludes on Passiontide hymn tunes
▪ Aus tiefer Not schrei´ ich zu Dir

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 52 Chorale Preludes op. 67
▪ O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden
▪ Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod

Nicolas-J. Lemmens | 1823 – 1881 (* 200)
▪ Quatuor in D Major
▪ Risoluto in A Major

2023: Sat, Apr 01

07:00 pm

Sinzig, Germany
St. Peter, St. Peter, Walcke organ  (1972/2019, III/Ped/44 + 4)
Marcel Dupré: The Way of the Cross op. 29, with texts by Paul Claudel

2023: Sat, Apr 15

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Healey Willan | 1880 - 1968
Jesus Christ is Risen today

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 52 Chorale Preludes op. 67
▪ Erschienen ist der herrlich´ Tag
▪ Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
From 13 Chorale Preludesop. 79
▪ Aufersteh´n, ja, aufersteh´n wirst du
▪ Christ ist erstanden von dem Tod
From 30 Short Chorale Preludes op. 135a
▪ Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
From 6 Chorale Preludes without opus number
▪ Christ ist erstanden von dem Tod

Denis Bédard | * 1950
Meditation “O Filii et Filiae”

Charles Tournemire | 1870 – 1939
Improvisation on „Victimae Paschali Laudes”


2023: Sat, Apr 22

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Klais Choir organ (1998, II/Ped/22) 
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Dietrich Buxtehude | 1637 – 1707
Prelude in D Major BuxWV 139

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger | 1736 – 1809
Fugue on „Christ ist erstanden“

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | 1756 – 1791
Variations on an original theme in F Major K54

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Prelude and Fugue in D Major BWV 532


2023: Sat, Apr 29

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Klais Choir organ (1998, II/Ped/22) 
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Hermann Schroeder | 1904 – 1984
Regina Caeli

Anonymus | 18th century
Freu Dich, du werte Christenheit

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger | 1736 – 1809
Fuga „Ite, missa est“

Jiri Strejc | 1932 – 2010
Fuga in re on the Easter Alleluia

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From 12 Chorale Preludes on Marian hymn tunes
▪ Freu´ Dich, Du Himmelskönigin
▪ Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr

Flor Peeters | 1903 – 1986
Partita „Auf, auf, mein Herz, mit Freuden“

2023: Fri, May 05

07:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Opening recital of Maria Laach´s international summer organ concert series 2023
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

2023: Sat, May 06

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Klais Choir organ (1998, II/Ped/22) 
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Johann Joseph Veith | 1882 – 1947
Prelude in C Major

Florence B. Price | 1887 – 1953
Adoration

Antonio Valente | 1520 - 1581
Lo Ballo dell´intorcia

Gottlieb Muffat | 1690 - 1770
Fugue on Easter Alleluia

Hans Leo Haßler | 1564 – 1612
Wach auf, mein Herz, die Nacht ist hin

Hubert Rennotte | 1704 – 1745
Duo in C

Ludwig Boslet | 1860 – 1951
Fantasia on an old Marian hymn tune („Maria, Dich lieben“)

2023: Sat, May 13

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Klais Choir organ (1998, II/Ped/22) 
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Prelude and Fugue in G Major BWV 550

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From 10 Chorale Preludes on Easter Hymn Tunes
▪ Das Heil der Welt, Herr Jesu Christ
▪ Das ist der Tag, den Gott gemacht
▪ Bleib´ bei uns, Herr, denn es will Abend werden
▪ Freu Dich, erlöste Christenheit

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916
Aus den 6 Trios op. 47
▪ III. Kanzonetta a-moll

Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565

2023: Fri, May 19

07:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Organ recital
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

2023: Sat, May 20

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Klais Choir organ (1998, II/Ped/22) 
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Padre Narcisso Casanovas | 1747 - 1799
Sonata en fa

From Erhard Oeglins Liederbuch | Augsburg 1512
Dich, Mutter Gottes, ruf´n wir an

Hans Leo Hassler | 1564 – 1612
Magnificat Primi toni (6 Versetten)

Josef Schildknecht | 1861 – 1899
Introitus „Salve sancta parens“

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From Short Chorale Preludes
▪ Segne Du, Maria
▪ Gegrüßet seist Du, Königin
▪ Freu´ Dich, Du Himmelskönigin
▪ O, Maria, sei gegrüßt

Johann Ev. Habert | 1824 – 1896
Prelude to the Kyrie of IX. Chorale Mass 

David Heinrich Garthoff | + 1741
Prelude in C

2023: Fri, May 26

07:00 pm

Wuerselen, Germany
St. Sebastian, Eule organl (2011, II/Ped/40)

Theodore Salomé | 1834 – 1896
Grand Chœur

Pjotr Ilyitsch Tschaikowsky | 1840 – 1893 3´00
From "The Seasons"
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst
▪ May
▪ June

Ludwig Boslet | 1860 – 1951 
Fantasia on an old church hymn tune

Nicolas-J. Lemmens | 1823 – 1881 (* 200)
▪ Prayer

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 52 Chorale Preludes op. 67
▪ Erschienen ist der herrlich´ Tag
▪ Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
From 13 Chorale Preludes op. 79
▪ Aufersteh´n, ja, aufersteh´n wirst du
▪ Christ ist erstanden von dem Tod

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
Chorale Partita on “Wunderschoen Praechtige"

Ad Wammes | * 1953
Miroir

Improvisation
Phantasie und Fuge in memoriam Max Reger über „Freu´ Dich, Du Himmelskönigin“


2023: Sat, May 27

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Klais Choir organ (1998, II/Ped/22) 
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
▪ Fantasia „Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott“ BWV 651

Charles Callahan | * 1951
Aus „The Gentle Spirit“
▪ Canticle

Marcel Dupré | 1886 – 1971
Veni Creator Spiritus

Johann Sebastian Bach
▪ Chorale Prelude „Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott“ BWV 652

Jeanne Demessieux | 1921 – 1968
Veni Creator Spiritus

2023: Sat, Jun 03

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Klais Choir organ (1998, II/Ped/22) 
Noon concert
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Prelude and Fugue in E Flat Major BWV 552

Johann Krieger | 1651 - 1735
Fugues in C
▪ Theme I
▪ Theme II
▪ Theme III

Johann Gottfried Walther | 1684 – 1748
Two Organ verses on „Der Du bist drei in Einigkeit“

Johann Ludwig Krebs | 1713 – 1780
Prelude in F

2023: Sat, Jun 17

08:30 pm

Bonn, Germany
Minster, Klais organ (1961/1980/1992, IV/Ped/69)
Organ recital closing the "Bonner Orgelfest"

2023: Fri, Jun 30

07:00 pm

Ludwigshafen, Germany
Friedenskirche, Steinmeyer Organ (1955 / 2019 (Spaeth), II/Ped/27)
Organ Concert

2023: Sun, Jul 02

05:00 pm

Ludwigshafen, Germany
Apostelkirche, Steinmeyer Organ (1952/1994, III/Ped/43)
Service with Bach Cantata

2023: Sun, Jul 23

05:00 pm

Rejkjavik | Iceland
Hallgrimskirkja, Klais Organ (1992 / IV / 72)
Organ cocnert

2023: Thu, Jul 27

07:00 pm

Ludwigshafen, Germany
Lukaskirche, Ott Organ (1969/70, III/Ped/39)
Organ Concert

2023: Sat, Jul 29

11:00 am

Cochem / Mosel, Germany
St. Martinus, Oberlinger Organ (1997, III / Ped / 48)
Organ Noon Concert

2023: Fri, Sep 08

07:30 pm

Marienstatt, Germany
Abbey Church, Rieger organ (1969/70 - 2020, IV/Ped/69)
Organ Recital

2023: Sat, Sep 30

11:30 am

Luxemburg
Cathedral, Haupt Organ (1937/38, 2022, IV/Ped/83)
Organ noon concert

2023: Fri, Oct 06

07:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Closing recital of Maria Laach´s international summer organ concert series 2023
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

2023: Sun, Oct 08

06:00 pm

Rhaunen / Hunsrueck, Germany
Lutheran Church, oldest playable Stumm organ (1723, I/Ped/13)
Organ concert for the 300th anniversary of the famous Stumm organ and inside the Rhineland Palatinate international organ summer concert series

2023: Fri, Oct 13

07:00 pm

Niederehe
St. Leodegar, Balthasar Koenig organ (1714, I/Ped/11)
Organ Concert
Website of Niederehe's organ concert series (only German)

2023: Sat, Oct 28

06:00 pm

Heilbronn
Minster, Reiser-Rensch Organ (1994/2020, III/Ped/48)
Organ concert

2023: Mon, Nov 06

07:00 pm

Sundern, Germany
St. Martinus, Wiggering Organ (2002)
Organ Concert

2023: Thu, Dec 14

08:00 pm

Steinfeld, Germany
Cloister basilica, Johann Koenig Organ (1727, III/Ped/35)
Organ recital

2024: Sat, Aug 24

08:00 pm

Tuebingen, Germany
Stiftskirche, Weigle-Rensch Orgean (1965/2001, III/Ped/63)
Organ recital

2024: Sun, Sep 15

06:00 pm

Neuenkirchen, Germany
St. Anna, Seifert organ (1957/1998/2018, IV/Ped/63)
Organ recital

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