5th St Mary's Organ Festival

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St Mary's Organ Festival is about more than musical evenings at Kraków’s most famous church: it’s also about a timeless dialogue of epochs and confrontations of the sound of the organ with a variety of other instruments (including the human voice). Witold Zalewski is joined by the vocal ensemble Cappella Marialis with a repertoire spanning almost five centuries (16 July), while Hanna Dys performs in a duo with violinist Maria Perucka with works by Handel, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky (23 July). The fascinating concert by Roman Perucki and flautist Łukasz Długosz features works by Bach and Gluck (27 July), while the creative collaboration between Bogdan Narloch and trumpeter Roman Gryń includes an intriguing arrangement of Chopin’s Etude op. 10 no. 3 (30 July). Other performers include Filip Presseisen and baritone Marcin Wasilewski-Kruk (18 July), Gail Archer, Marek Pawełek and soprano Jolanta Kowalska-Pawlikowska (1 August), Elżbieta Karolak and oboist Tomasz Gubański (6 August) and James Bowstead, Thomas Moore and the Wakefield Cathedral Choir (8 August).

16 July, 8pm
Witold Zalewski - organs
Cappella Marialis of St Mary’s Church
Krzysztof Michałek - conductor
Programme consists of folowing works:
Dietrich Buxtehude - Prelude fis BuxWV 146
Jan Podbielski - Prelude
Mikołaj of Kraków - Preambulum in F
Wincenty Rychling - Toccata
Wacław of Szamotuły - Ego sum pastor bonus
Mikołaj Gomółka - O Ye Mighty, Let Us Clap Our Hands
William Byrd - Ave verum
Aleksander Namysłowski - Fantasy Wawel
Feliks Nowowiejski - Parce Domine
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Sonata No. 2 in C minor op. 65 (Grave-Adagio, Allegro maestoso e serioso, Fuga. Allegro moderato)
Edward Bairstow - I Sat Down Under His Shadow
Edward Elgar - O salutaris Hostia
Léon Boëllmann - Suita Gotycka, op. 25 (Menuet gothique, Prière à Notre-Dame)
Krzysztof Michałek - Ave Maria
Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and fugue in D minor BWV 565 

18 July, 8pm
Filip Presseisen - organs
Marcin Wasilewski-Kruk - baritone
Programme consists of folowing works:
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Prelude and fugue in As major op. 35 no. 4
Stanisław Moniuszko - Ad Te Domine, O Ruler of the World, Voice of the Winds
Carl Gustav Flügel - Choralvorspiel O daβ ich tausend Zungen hätte
Stanisław Moniuszko - Kiedy ci chmury nad głową się zbiorąThe Lord's Prayer
Max Reger - Choralvorspiel Morgenglanz der Ewigkeit op. 79b no. 4
Stanisław Moniuszko - Cześć Tobie, naszej krainy patronie
Filip Presseisen - Improvisations upon Moniuszko songs
Stanisław Moniuszko - Our Father

23 July, 8pm
Hanna Dys- organs
Maria Perucka - violins
Programme consists of folowing works:
Georg Friedrich Händel - Sonata in A major op.12 no. 5
Johann Sebastian Bach - Vater unser im Himmelreich BWv 683, Prelude in G major, BWV 668
Ludwig van Beethoven - Romance in G major op. 40
Feliks Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Allegro in D major
Robert Schumann - Studien fuer den Pedalflügel op. 56: No. 4 Innig, No. 5 Nicht zu schnell
Piotr Czajkowski - Meditation op.42 no. 3

26 July, 8pm
Roman Perucki - organs
Łukasz Długosz - flute
Programme consists of folowing works:
Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonata in E major BWV 1035
Johann Sebastian Bach - Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645
Christoph Willibald Gluck - Aria Che faro senza Euridice
Marco Enrico Bossi - Intermezzo lirico
Chaminade Cécile - Meditation
Friedrich Wilhelm Markull - Sonata upon Nun danket alle Gott (Allegro moderato, Andantino, Vivace Finale)
Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and fugue in D minor BWV 565

30 July, 8pm
Bogdan Narloch - organs
Roman Gryń - trumpet
Programme consists of folowing works:
Jeremiah Clarke - The Prince of Denmark's March
Johann Sebastian Bach / Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto in D major BWV 972 (Allegro-Larghetto-Allegro)
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Prelude and fugue in D minor op. 37 no. 3
Henry Purcell - The Queen's Dolour
Jan of Lublin - RexKing's Dance
Mieczysław Surzyński - Capriccio Fis minor op. 36
Frédéric Chopin - Étude op. 10 no. 3
Luigi Spohr - Offertorio
Karol Kurpiński - Cavatina

1 August, 8pm
Gail Archer - organs solo
Marek Pawełek - organs
Jolanta Kowalska-Pawlikowska - soprano
Programme consists of folowing works:
Marcin Józef Żebrowski - Suscepit Israel of Magnificat
Johann Sebastian Bach - Quia respexit of Magnificat BWV 243
Antonio da Cabezon - Diferencias sobre el canto llano del Caballero
Girolamo Cavazzoni ok. - Ricercar
Heinrich Scheidemann - Preludium in D
George Friedrich Händel - Haec est Regina HWV 235
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck - Est-ce Mars
Joseph Haydn - Salve Regina E-dur Hob XXIIIb, I pt.
Girolamo Frescobaldi - Capriccio sopra il cucho
Vincenzo Bellini - Salve Regina
Dieterich Buxtehude - Prelude in G BuxWV 163
César Franck - Ave Maria
Charles Gounod - Ave Maria

6 August, 8pm
Elżbieta Karolak - organs
Tomasz Gubański - oboe
Programme consists of folowing works:
Johann Sebastian Bach - Sinfonia of cantata Ich stehe mit einem Fuβ im Grabe BWV 156
Dietrich Buxtehude - Prelude, fugue and ciacona C major BuxWV 137
Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto in C major for oboe and organs op. 7 no. 12 (Allegro, Adagio, Allegro)
Johann Sebastian Bach - Komm Gott, Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist BWV 667
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Fantasy in D minor KV 397
Gabriel Fauré - Piece, Romance sans paroles op. 17 no. 3
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Sonata No. 5 in D major op. 65 (Andante,  Andante con moto, Allegro maestoso)

8 August, 8pm
Wakefield Cathedral Choir 
Thomas Moore organs solo, conductor
James Bowstead - organs
Programme consists of folowing works:
Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens - Fanfare
Hubert Parry - I Was Glad
Charles Villiers Stanford - Beati quorum via
César Franck - Panis Angelicus
Johann Sebastian Bach - Bleib bei uns
César Franck - Prelude, fugue and H minor variations
Louis Vierne - Lied
William Byrd - Ave verum corpus
George Friderik Handel - Zadok the Priest

Entrance for each of concerts: fundraising card - PLN 30, available for presale in cash desk of St Mary's Church or in the vestibule of the church in the day of concert from 7pm.

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