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50th Merseburg Organ Days

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Top-class concerts around the magnificent Ladegast organ in Merseburg Cathedral

The Freundeskreis Musik und Denkmalpflege in Kirchen des Merseburger Landes e. V. organizes for the 50th time the Merseburger Orgeltage, which takes place in 2020 under the motto "A music festival celebrates an anniversary". The main venue is Merseburg Cathedral with its magnificent Ladegast organ.
PROGRAM
Saturday, September 12, 2020, 15.00 hrs (City Church of St. Maximi)
Opening of the 50th Merseburg
Top-class concerts around the magnificent Ladegast organ in Merseburg Cathedral

The Freundeskreis Musik und Denkmalpflege in Kirchen des Merseburger Landes e. V. organizes for the 50th time the Merseburger Orgeltage, which takes place in 2020 under the motto "A music festival celebrates an anniversary". The main venue is Merseburg Cathedral with its magnificent Ladegast organ.
PROGRAM
Saturday, September 12, 2020, 15.00 hrs (City Church of St. Maximi)
Opening of the 50th Merseburg Organ Days
Consecration service of the restored Gerhardt organ from 1876
Cantiamo
Members of the Collegium Vocale Leipzig
Direction: Cathedral cantor Stefan Mücksch
At the Gerhardt organ: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit

Saturday, September 12, 2020, 19.00 h
Opening concert "Laudes Organi"
Works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Franz Liszt
Collegium Vocale Leipzig
Organ: Denny Wilke
Conductor: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit
Tickets: VVK: 25 €, reduced 22 € | AK: 30 €, reduced 27 €

Sunday, 13 September 2020, 10.00 a.m.
Festive service with the cathedral chapter on the 14th Sunday after Trinity
Collegium Vocale Leipzig
Organ: Denny Wilke
Conductor and organ: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit

Sunday, 13 September 2020, 15.00 h (Baroque church Burgliebenau)
"Beethoven 250 - Gellert Oden"
"Gellert's Sacred Songs and Odes"
Works by Johann Friedrich Doles, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven
Singing: Gotthold Schwarz
Fortepiano: Cathedral prganist Michael Schönheit
Tickets: VVK: 15 €, reduced 12 € | AK: 20 €, reduced 17 €

Sunday, 13 September 2020, 19.00 hrs (City Church of St. Maximi)
The big evening concert
"Can't you hear the sound of angels' voices"
(Karoline Lange on the 50th anniversary of J.G.Töpfer)
Works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger and others
Staatskapelle Halle
At the Gerhardt organ: cathedral prganist Michael Schönheit
Direction: Cathedral cantor Stefan Müksch
Tickets: VVK 25 €, reduced 22 € | AK 30 €, reduced 27 €

Monday, 14 September 2020, 9.00 a.m.
Musical unlocking of the cathedral

Monday, 14 September 2020, 12.00 noon
Lunch Concert
To the Ladegast organ: Lucas Pohle (Nikolaikantor at Leipzig)
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Monday, 14 September 2020, 19.00 hrs (Kursaal of the historical spa resort Bad Lauchstäft)
The big evening concert
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Charles Ives, Stephen Heller,
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and George Crumb
Beethoven 250 II "Piano Solo
piano: Charlotte Steppes
Tickets: VVK: 15 €, reduced 12 € | AK: 20 €, reduced 17 €
Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 9.00 a.m.
Musical unlocking of the cathedral

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 12.00 noon
Lunch Concert
To the Ladegast organ: Johannes Trümpler (cathedral organist of the Dresden Cathedral)
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 7 p.m.
The great evening concert: organ concert
To the cargo organ: Rui Soares (Porto)
Tickets: VVK: 15 €, reduced 12 € | AK: 20 €, reduced 17 €

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 21.30 h
"How is the city so desolate": In commemoration of the end of World War II 75 years ago.
Saxon vocal ensemble Dresden
Management: Matthias Jung
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 9.00 a.m.
Musical unlocking of the cathedral

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 12.00
On the 250th birthday of Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck and in memory of the 150th anniversary of the death of Johann Gottlob Töpfer
By the cargo door: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 19.00 h
Beethoven 250 III "Orchestra"
Works by Ferdinando Paer, Luigi Cherubini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Simon Mayr and Ludwig van Beethoven
Soprano: Aurora Peña
Lautten Compagney Berlin
Management: Wolfgang Katschner
Tickets: VVK: 20 €, reduced 17 € | AK: 25 €, reduced 22 €

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 21.30 h
Meditation in the cathedral
In memoriam Hans Günther Wauer
Bach-Jazz-Night: original and arrangement
Thomas Gabriel Trio
piano: Thomas Gabriel
Bass: Gunnar Polansky
Drums: Martin Klusmann
Merseburger Hofmusik (on instruments of historical scale)
By the cargo door: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | AK: 15 €, erm. 12

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9.00 a.m.
Musical unlocking of the cathedral

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 12.00 noon
Lunch Concert
To the Ladegast organ: Aigars Reinis (Riga Cathedral organist)
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 19.00 hrs
Organ concert
To the Ladegast organ: Edgar Krapp (Munich)
Tickets: VVK: 15 €, reduced 12 € | AK: 20 €, reduced 17 €

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 21.30 hrs
Meditation in the cathedral
Calmus Ensemble Leipzig
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | AK: 15 €, erm. 12

Friday, 18 September 2020, 9.00 a.m.
Musical unlocking of the cathedral

Friday, 18 September 2020, 12.00 noon
Lunch Concert
To the Ladegast organ: Ismaele Gatti (winner of the Gottfried Silbermann Competition 2019)
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Friday, 18 September 2020, 19.00 h
The big evening concert
Works by Johann Samuel Beyer, Johann Friedrich Doles, Johann Kuhnau and August Ferdinand Anacker
Soprano: Barbara Christina Steude
Mezzo-soprano: Anne Schuldt
Tenor: Tobias Hunger
Bass: Andreas Scheibner
Speaker: Gunther Emmerlich
Freiberg Cathedral Choir
Batzdorf Court Chapel
piano: Charlotte Steppes
Direction: Cathedral cantor of Freiberg Albrecht Koch
Tickets: VVK: 20 €, reduced 17 € | AK: 25 €, reduced 22 €

Friday, 18 September 2020, 19.00 h
Meditation in the cathedral: "Musical night thoughts"
Reading: Axel Thielmann
Piano: Denny Wilke
Organ: Cathedral organist Micheal Schönheit
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 9.00 a.m.
Musical unlocking of the cathedral

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 12.00 noon (City Church of St. Maximi)
Motet Thomanerchor Leipzig
An event of the Merseburg Protestant Church Play
entrance free

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 16.00 hrs
Lunch concert: "With lis(z)t and guile"
Malte Arkona and Michael Schönheit present the Ladegast organs of Merseburg Cathedral with music by Franz Liszt for young and old
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12 €, children up to 12 years free admission

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 19.00 h
"Merseburger Orgeltage for the 50th time": The big music night

Choir-Orchestra-Concert (19.00 h, Merseburg Cathedral)
Michael Porr: "Requiem"
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Psalm 42 "As the deer cries for fresh water
Soprano: Julia-Sophie Wagner
Alto: Britta Schwarz
Organ: Denny Wilke
Cantiamo
Members of the Merseburg Cathedral Choir
Members of the Collegium Vocale Leipzig
Staatskapelle Halle
Direction: Cathedral cantor Stefan Mücksch
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Beethoven 250 "The Organ" (20.45 hrs, St. Maximi town church)
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Justinus Heinrich Knecht and Johann Nepomuk Hummel
At the Gerhardt organ: Martin Lücker (Frankfurt am Main)
Tickets: VVK: 12 € | AK: 15 €

"Reaping from the conflux" In memoriam Hans-Günther Wauer (10.30 pm, Merseburg Cathedral)
Piano and live electronics: P. A. Hülsenbeck
At the Ladegast organ: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit
Tickets: VVK: 12 €, erm. 10 € | TK: 15 €, erm. 12

Total tickets big music night: advance booking: 25 €, reduced 22 € | AK: 30 €, reduced 27 €

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 10.00 a.m.
Festive service of the Merseburg Church Play on the 15th Sunday after Trinity Sunday
Collegium Vocale Leipzig
Organ: Denny Wilke
Conductor and organ: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 15.00 hrs (City Church of St. Maximi)
Beethoven 250 V - "Quartet"
Works by Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert
Reinhold Quartet Leipzig
Tickets: VVK: 15 €, reduced 12 € | AK: 20 €, reduced 17 €

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 18.00 hrs
Final concert I
Beethoven 250 VI "Oratorio
Ludwig van Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives op. 85
Oratorio for soprano, tenor, bass, choir, orchestra and organ
Tickets: VVK: 25 €, reduced 22 € | AK: 30 €, reduced 27 €

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 20.00 hrs
Final concert II
Beethoven 250 VI "Oratorio
Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C major op. 86
For soprano, alto, tenor, bass, choir, orchestra and organ
Tickets: VVK: 25 €, reduced 22 € | AK: 30 €, reduced 27 €

Performers for both final concerts
Soprano: Julia-Sophie Wagner
Alto: Britta Schwarz
Tenor: Patrick Vogel
Bass: Andreas Scheibner
Organ: Denny Wilke
Collegium Vocale Leipzig
Chamber choir of the Saalfeld castle chapel
Merseburger Hofmusik (on instruments of historical scale)
Conductor: Cathedral organist Michael Schönheit
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  • Tourist event
  • for all weathers
Total ticket: 175 € (incl. admission to the cathedral and cathedral treasure) The tickets are available at the Tourist-Information Merseburg (03461 / 214170) and at all Reservix advance booking offices. There are also single tickets for the concerts.

  • Advance ticket sales
  • Tickets at the box office

When:


next events:

Expired event ( 19.09.2020 )

Where:

Venue:

Merseburg Cathedral

Cathedral square 7
06217 Merseburg
Phone: +49 3461 / 210045
fax: +49 3461 / 720621
E-mail: fuehrung@merseburger-dom.de

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