Schedule

2022: Sat, Oct 01

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Flor Peeters | 1903 - 1986
Now thank we all ye God

Michael Shea | USA 20. Jhdt.
Take my hand, dear Jesus

Piet Post | 1919 – 1979
Old Hundreth

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Chorale Prelude "Now thank we all ye God“ BWV 656

Hans Poser | 1917 – 1970
Grant us Peace

Christian Gotthilf Tag | 1735 – 1811
Now thank we all ye God
(arr. for organ by Franz Lehrndorfer)

Albert Renaud | 1855 – 1924
Toccata


2022: Sun, Oct 02

07:30 pm

Lutzerath-Driesch, Eifel, Germany
Filial- und Wallfahrtskirche St. Mater Dolorosa
Organ concert

Pilgrimage for Peace

England

William Selby | 1738 – 1798
Voluntary in A

Former East Proussia

3 Dances from the Organ Tabulature of Braunsberg  | 1619

Poland

Nicolaus Krakoviensis | + 1550
Hayducki (Short Renaissance Dance)

Czech Republic

Jan Krittel Vanhal | 1739 - 1813
Fugue in D Major

Germany

Johann Speth | 1664 - 1720
Partite diverse sopra l´aria detta la todesca

Johann Erasmus Kindermann | 1616 - 1655
Intonatio super “Gib frid zu unser´ Zeit”

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Chorale Prelude on “Allein Gott in der Höh´ sei Ehr´”
manualiter BWV 717

Netherlands (Holland)

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck | 1562 – 1621
Variations on the tune “Ballo de Granduca”

Belgium

From Organ Book of Brussels Part 2 | 18th century
▪ Prélude in C
▪ Duo in C
▪ Trio in C

Eustache du Caurroy | 1549 – 1609
3 Verses on „Une jeune Fillette“
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Austria

Joseph Haydn | 1732 - 1809
From Divertimento No. 10 in C Major Hob. XVI
▪ Adagio

Italy

Girolamo Frescobaldi | 1583 – 1643
From 2nd book of toccatas etc.
▪ Canzona quarta in F

France

Louis Marchand | 1669 - 1732
Fond d´Orgue

From Organ Book of Limoges  | 1710-1725
▪ Ave Maris Stella: Plein chant em haute-contre
▪ Fugue on Ave Maris Stella

Improvisation
Variations on the Lourdes pilgrim hymn tune

Spain

Francisco Correa de Arauxo | 1584 - 1654
Tiento de Sexto Tono, ut, y fa, por fefaut

Pablo Bruna | 1611 - 1679
Tiento de segundo ton sobre la letania de la virgen


2022: Fri, Oct 07

07:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Final concert of Maria Laach´s international Summer Organ Concert Series 2022
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César Franck | 1822 – 1890
Fantaisie in C Major op. 16

Naji Hakim | * 1955
From „Arabesques“ (2011)
▪ Prélude

César Franck | 1822 – 1890
Prélude, Fugue and Variation op. 18

Kurt Estermann | * 1960
From „Capricci“ (2004)
▪ toccare
▪ cucu
▪ alla francese

César Franck | 1822 – 1890
Prière op. 20

Sigfrid Karg-Elert | 1877 - 1933
Rondo alla campanella op. 156

2022: Sat, Oct 08

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Miniatures

Louis Raffy | 1868 – 1931
Suite op. 74
▪ I. Entrée
▪ II. Prélude et Choral
▪ III. Pastorale
▪ IV. Intermède
▪ V. Cortège Triomphal

Jean Langlais | 1907 – 1991
Miniature II

Henry Marcellus Higgs | 1855 – 1929
From 12 Miniatures
▪ I. Lento 
▪ III. Allegro deciso 
▪ V. Allegretto d-moll
▪ VI. Andante tranquillo 
▪ VII. Allegro pomposo 


2022: Sat, Oct 15

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Sanctuaries and autumn music

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

Barbara Heller | * 1936
Persisches Lied

Edwin Lemare | 1865 – 1934
October Serenade

Pierre Cogen | * 1931
Offrande

Healey Willan | 1880 - 1968
Andante, Fugue and Chorale


2022: Fri, Oct 21

08:00 pm

Gilena, Andalusia, Spain
Iglesia de la Purísima concepción, organ from 18th century, 1917 transfer from cloister Estepa to Gilena, 2015 restoration by Abraham Martinez (I/Ped/10)
Organ recital

2022: Sat, Oct 29

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Louis-Nicolas Clerambault | 1676 – 1719
Suite du Deuxième Ton
▪ I. Plein Jeu ▪ II. Duo
▪ III. Trio ▪ IV. Basse de Cromorne
▪ V. Flûtes ▪ VI. Récit de Nazard
▪ VII. Caprice sur les Grands Jeux

Edward d´Evry | 1869 – 1950
Vieille Chanson

Richard Bartmuß | 1859 - 1910
Prayer

George Dyson | 1883 - 1964
“O God, my Strength and Fortitude”
from Ravencroft´s Psalter


2022: Sun, Oct 30

05:00 pm

Troisdorf-Bergheim
St. Lambertus, Steinmeyer-Vleugels organ (1896/2013, II/Ped/17)
Organ recital

Unbekannte Perlen der Romantik

Moritz Brosig | 1815 – 1887
Festival Prelude in E Flat Major

Hans Schink | 1881 – 1943
Chorale Prelude on „Mein´ schoenste Zier und Kleinod bist“

Karl August Freyer | 1801 – 1883
Chorale Prelude on „Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier“

Wilhelm Rudnick | 1850 - 1927
▪ Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan
▪ Lobe den Herren

Ernst Friedrich Richter | 1808 – 1879
Chorale Trio on „Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern“

Franz Schubert | 1797 – 1828
Die Forelle
arr. for organ by Gereon Krahforst

Gustav Adolf Merkel | 1827 - 1885
Variations on a theme by Beethoven op. 45

Improvisation
Three Romantic characteristic pieces
▪ Choral in memoriam Felix Mendelssohn
▪ Capriccio in memoriam Johannes Brahms
▪ Paraphrase-Etude in memoriam Franz Liszt

Joseph Jongen | 1873 – 1953
Cantilène

Improvisation
Chorale Fantasia and Fugue on a given church hymn tune


2022: Sat, Nov 05

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Prelude and Fugue in G Minor  BWV 535

Alexandre Guilmant | 1837 – 1911
Funeral March and Chant séraphique

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine

Hermann Schroeder | 1904 – 1984
All Saint´s Toccata 


2022: Sun, Nov 06

05:00 pm

Irrel, Germany
St. Ambrosius, Degens & Rippin (London) organ (1961), Fasen then in Germany (2014), III/Ped/34
Organ recital

Henry Smart | 1813 - 1879
Festive March

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
Fantasia on „Anima Christi“

John Birley | 1919 – 2002
Chorale Prelude on “Sagt an, wer ist doch diese”

Charles Villiers Stanford | 1852 – 1924
Fantasia and Toccata op. 57

Gerald Near | * 1942
From “Saint Augustine´s Organ Book”
▪ Requiem aeternam
▪ In Paradisum
▪ Ubi caritas et amor

Charles Callahan | * 1951
Suite on Afro-American Hymn tunes
▪ Fanfare on McKee
▪ Improvisation on Lattimer
▪ Communion on Let us break bread together
▪ Postlude on two Spirituals: Go down, Moses and I want to be ready

William Wolstenholme | 1865 – 1931
Allegretto

John Weaver | 1937 - 2021
Toccata

2022: Sat, Nov 12

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Charles Callahan | * 1951
From “Suite on Afro-American Hymn tunes”
▪ Fanfare on McKee

Gerald Near | * 1942
From “Saint Augustine´s Organ Book”
▪ Requiem aeternam
▪ In Paradisum
▪ Ubi caritas et amor

Charles Callahan 
From “Suite on Afro-American Hymn tunes”
▪ Postlude on two Spirituals: “Go down, Moses” and
“I want to be ready”

Ernst Pepping | 1901 - 1981
Chorale Partita on „Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende“

John Weaver | 1937 - 2021
Toccata


2022: Sat, Nov 19

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | 1756 – 1791
Intrada and Fugue in C Major KV 399
arr. for organ by Franz Lehrndorfer

Kurt Hessenberg | 1908 – 1994
Chorale Partita on „O Welt, ich muss Dich lassen“

David Terry | * 1975
Adagio

John Sanders | 1933 - 2003
Toccata


2022: Sat, Nov 26

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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George Frederick Haendel | 1685 – 1759 9´00
Organ Concerto in F Major op. 4 No. 5
▪ Larghetto ▪ Allegro
▪ Alla Siciliana ▪ Presto

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973 9´00
Fantasia on “Anima Christi”

Hermann Schroeder | 1904 – 1984
Trilogy on “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland”

Charles-Marie Widor | 1844 – 1937
From 3rd Organ Symphony in E Minor op. 13/3
▪ III. Marche


2022: Sat, Dec 03

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Christian Petzold | 1677 – 1733
Toccata in B Major

Bernard Wayne Sanders | * 1957
Chorale Preludes
▪ Creator alme Siderum
▪ Maria durch ein´ Dornwald ging

Jiri Ignac Linek | 1725 – 1791
Praeambulia in C

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From Little Chorale Preludes
▪ Wir sagen Euch an den lieben Advent
▪ Maria durch ein´ Dornwald ging
▪ Die Nacht ist vorgedrungen
▪ Mit Ernst, o Menschenkinder

Arthur van den Plas | 1890 – 1910
Toccata


2022: Sun, Dec 04

04:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Advent organ concert
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William Lloyd Webber | 1914 – 1982
Rhapsody on Helmsey

Johannes Weyrauch | 1897 – 1977
Sonatina on the Advent hymn tune “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland” (1951)
▪ I. Allegro, ma non troppo
▪ II. Andante
▪ III. Fuga. Allegro moderato

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
from 10 Chorale Preludes on Advent hymn tunes
▪ Wir sagen Euch an den lieben Advent
▪ Macht hoch die Tür
▪ Es kommt ein Schiff geladen
▪ O Heiland, reiß´ die Himmel auf
▪ Veni, veni Emmanuel

César Franck | 1822 – 1890
Pastorale op. 19

Gereon Krahforst
from 10 Chorale Preludes on Advent hymn tunes
▪ Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
▪ Gott, heil´ger Schöpfer aller Stern´
▪ Die Nacht ist vorgedrungen
▪ Kündet allen in der Not
▪ Tauet, Himmel, den Gerechten

Francis Jackson | 1917 - 2022
Toccata-Prelude on „Wachet auf“


2022: Sat, Dec 10

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Owain Edwards | * 1940
Triumphant Processional

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
Chorale Partita on „Komm, Du Heiland aller Welt“

Andrew Gant | * 1963
Toccata and Melody

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916
Chorale Prelude „Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland“

Gereon Krahforst
Chorale Partita on „Ave Maria zart”


2022: Sun, Dec 11

04:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Organ and text on 3rd Advent Sunday
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Petr Eben | 1929 - 2007
The Labyrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart -
for organ and speaker, with texts from Johann Amos Comenius

2022: Sat, Dec 17

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Richard Knight | * 1957
Paean

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Chorale Prelude „Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme“ BWV 645

Andrew Moore | * 1954
Dignitate

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From Little Chorale Preludes
▪ Tauet, Himmel
▪ Wie soll ich Dich empfangen
▪ Alle Tage sing´ und sage

Richard Pantcheff | * 1959
Procession into Light

Johann Pachelbel | 1653 – 1706
Chorale Prelude „Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland“

Dietrich Buxtehude | 1637 – 1707
Chorale Prelude „Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn“ BuxWV 192

Richard Knight
Sortie


2022: Sun, Dec 18

04:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Gregorian Chant and Organ
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2022: Sat, Dec 24

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)

César Franck | 1822 – 1890 (* 200)
Grand Choeur in C Major

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From Little Chorale Preludes
▪ Es kommt ein Schiff geladen

Franz Lehrndorfer | 1928 – 2013
Variations on “Morgen kommt der Weihnachtsmann“

César Franck
▪ Offertoire pour la Messe de Minuit
▪ Sortie in D Major


2022: Sat, Dec 31

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Guy-Baptiste Jaccottet | * 1998
Variations on „Jingle Bells”

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
From Little Chorale Preludes
▪ O Du fröhliche
From 10 Chorale Preludes on Christmas Carols
▪ Trumpet Tune „Adeste Fideles“

Franz Lehrndorfer | 1928 – 2013
Variations on “Zu Betlehem geboren“

Harvey Grace | 1877 – 1944
A Christmas Postlude


2023: Sat, Jan 07

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Diane Bish | * 1941
▪ We three kings
▪ He is born

Johann Sebastian Bach | 1685 – 1750
Chorale Prelude „Christ, unser Herr zum Jordan
Kam“ BWV 684

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From Organ Pieces op. 145
▪ Weihnachten
From Chorale Preludes op. 67
▪ Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her 
From 12 Organ Pieces op. 65 
▪ Pastorale

Diane Bish | * 1941
▪ The first noel


2023: Sat, Jan 14

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Jean-Baptiste Notre | 1732 – 1807
Suite du Premier Ton
▪ Plein jeux ▪ Fugue grave
▪ Duo ▪ Trio
▪ Basse de Trompette ▪ Récit
▪ Duo ▪ Grand jeux
▪ Grand jeux

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150)
From 6 Trios op. 47
▪ Canon in E Major
▪ Gigue in D Minor

Nicolas-J. Lemmens | 1823 – 1881 (* 200)
▪ Fanfare
▪ Cantabile
▪ Final


2023: Sat, Jan 21

12:00 pm

Maria Laach
Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Noon concert
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Elias Oechsler | 1850 – 1917
From Chorale Preludes op .45
▪ Jesu meine Zuversicht
▪ Gott des Himmels und der Erden

Max Reger | 1873 – 1916 (* 150) 10´0
From „Easy playable Preludes and Fugues“ op. 56
▪ Prelude and Fugue in E Major

Lucien Mawet | 1875 – 1947 9´0
Quatre Pièces Nouvelles
▪ Rêverie mystique
▪ Pièce antique
▪ Lied
▪ Intermezzo

Raymond Bassal | 1838 – 1913
Fanfare in D Major

2023: Sun, Jul 23

05:00 pm

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

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

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