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Romania participates at The International Organ Festival Terra Sancta in Greece, Cyprus, Jordan and Israel

Monday, 21 October 2019 , ora 9.42
 
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The International Organ Festival Terra Sancta will take place between the 29thof September and 21st of November 2019 inside churches in Greece, Cyprus, Jordan and Israel. Romania will be represented by Prof. Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd, with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Tel Aviv. She will perform three organ recitals between 22-24 October on Yaffo, Nazareth andJerusalem. The International Organ Festival Terra Sancta is hosted by the Israel's Catholic Church representative, Custodia Terrae Sanctae and it is one of the most prestigious festivals in Israel. The 2019 edition will take place inside churches in Greece, Cyprus, Jordan and Israel. The participants are from Italy, Hungary, Greece and Romania.

Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd completed a series of courses at the Organ Department of Gheorghe Dima Academy of Music in Cluj, under Prof. Ursula Philippi's guidance. She continued her studies at the University of Music in Vienna with Michael Rădulescu and Peter Planyavsky, where she received a B.A in applied organ and religious music graduating magna cum laude. Then, she continued studying with Olivier Latry and Michel Bouvard at the Parisian Conservatory. Prof. Windhager-Geréd has been honoured with numerous prizes and scholarships, including Organ Competition Bruges, Stiftung St. Severin Austria, Fondation Meyer London and Mecenat Musical Paris. She worked between 2005-2017 as an organ, improv and coir professor at the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj. Today, she is an organist at the Lutherische Stadtkirche (The Lutheran State Church) in Vienna.

The Recital Details:

Tuesday, the 22 ofOctober 2019, 18:00 - Yaffo, St. Peter Church

Lineup

Johann Jakob Froberger (1616-1667): "Toccata I" Libro secondo 1649, FbWV 101

Daniel Croner (1656-1740): Praeambulum Tabulatura prima (1681)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):Allein Gott in der Höh´sei Ehr, BWV 711

Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd (*1973): Improv

Johann Jakob Froberger: "Toccata V Da sonarsi alla Levatione" Libro secondo 1649, FbWV 106

Valentin Bakfark (1507-1576):Fantasia I in Re

Johann Kaspar Kerll (1627-1693):Passacaglia

Johann Jakob Froberger:Canzon I, FbWV 301

Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd (*1973): Improv

Johann Sebastian Bach: din Clavierübung III, Allein Gott in der Höh´sei Ehr - canto fermo in alto (a 3 voci), BWV 675

Johann Kaspar Kerll (1627-1693): Toccata 4, cromatica con durezze e ligature

Johann Kaspar Kerll: Toccata 3

Miercuri, 23 octombrie 2019, ora 18:00 -Nazareth, Christ the Bearer of the Good News Cathedral

Lineup

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548

Robert Schumann (1810-1856): from five canonical musical pieces - Innig Op.56, Nr. 4

Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd (*1973): Improv

Cèsar Franck (1822-1890):Chorale no. 1 in E major, FWV 38

Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd (*1973): Improv

Tudor Ciortea (1903-1982):Abendlied (Gebet) - (in canone all´ottava per augmentationem)

Thierry Escaich (*1965):Èvocation II

Tuesday, the 24th ofOctober 2019, 18:00 -Jerusalem, The Christ Church (next to the New Gate of the Old City)

Lineup

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548

Robert Schumann (1810-1856): from five canonical musical pieces - Innig Op.56, Nr. 4

Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd (*1973): Improv

Cèsar Franck (1822-1890):Chorale no. 1 in E major, FWV 38

Erzsébet Windhager-Geréd (*1973): Improv

Tudor Ciortea (1903-1982):Abendlied (Gebet) - (in canone all´ottava per augmentationem)

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1991): La Nativité du Seigneur -"Dieu parmi nous"


Translated by Maria Magdalena Costea, Universitatea București,
Facultatea de Limbi și Literaturi Străine Master MTTLC, anul I