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51st Merseburg Organ Days

© Copyright by United Cathedral Founders, Falko Matte

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"Consecrated for Eternity "The Gregorian Chant - a Companion through 1000 Years

The Merseburg Organ Days will take place this year in the spirit of the 1000-year consecration of Merseburg Cathedral. In numerous concerts, outstanding organists, orchestras, choirs and vocal ensembles will take you on a journey through 1000 years of music history.
Program 2021

11 September | 7.00 pm
Opening concert "1000 Years of Sacred Music
12 September | 09.30 h
Festival Service
"Consecrated for eternity"
The Gregorian Chant - a companion through 1000 years


The Merseburg Organ Days will take place this year in the spirit of the 1000-year consecration of Merseburg Cathedral. In numerous concerts, outstanding organists, orchestras, choirs and vocal ensembles will take you on a journey through 1000 years of music history.
Program 2021

11 September | 7.00 pm
Opening concert "1000 Years of Sacred Music
12 September | 09.30 h
Festive service with the cathedral chapter
September 12 | 7.00 pm
The great evening concert "Messiah" I
13 September | 09.00
Musical unlocking of the cathedral
September 13 | 12.00
Lunchtime concert
13 September | 7.00 pm
The great evening concert "From Gregorian chant to the Notre Dame school and the early Renaissance".
14 September | 09.00
Musical unlocking of the cathedral
September 14 | 12.00
Lunch Concert
14 September | 7.00 pm
The great evening concert "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" - an organ concert on songs by Martin Luther
September 14 | 9.30 pm
"Leipzig Disputation" - Martin Luther and Johannes Eck
Antoine Brumel - Missa "Et ecce terrae motus"
and works by Johann Walter, Michael Praetorius, Nicolas Gombert and others.
15 September | 09.00
Musical unlocking of the cathedral
September 15 | 12.00
Lunch Concert
September 15 | 7.00 pm
Organ concert - Baroque organ music
September 15 | 9 p.m.
Michael Praetorius on the 400th birthday and 350th anniversary of his death
"Sacred Music between the Reformation and the Thirty Years War".
16 September | 09.00
Musical unlocking of the cathedral
September 16 | 12.00
Lunchtime concert "Greetings from Riga
16 September | 7.00 pm
The great evening concert I
"Music in the Residence of the Dukes of Saxe-Merseburg".
September 16 | 9 p.m.
The great evening concert II
"Music in the capital of the Prussian administrative district of Merseburg".
17 September | 09.00
Musical unlocking of the cathedral
September 17 | 12.00
Lunch Concert
17 September | 7.00 pm
The big evening concert
Symphony concert in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the death of Marcel Dupré
September 17 | 9.30 pm
Meditation in the Cathedral "Unio Mystica
18 September | 09.00
Musical unlocking of the cathedral
18 September | 4.00 p.m.
"Four hands, quick feet and lots of big and small animals"
Malte Arkona presents Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
18 September | 7.00 pm
The big music night part I
September 18 | 9 p.m.
The big music night part II

September 18 | 10.30 pm
The big music night part III

19 September | 10.00 a.m.
Festival service of the parish of Merseburg
19 September | 7.00 pm
Final concert "Messiah" II
Franz Liszt: "Christ"
Oratorio based on texts from the Holy Scriptures and the Catholic liturgy for soli, choir, orchestra and organ
Detailed information about the program can be found here.
Total ticket: 175,00 € (including admission to the cathedral and cathedral treasury)
The tickets (complete ticket or for single concerts) are available at the Tourist-Information Merseburg (03461 / 214170) and at all Reservix advance booking offices.
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Total ticket: 175,00 € (including admission to the cathedral and cathedral treasury) The tickets (complete ticket or for single concerts) are available at the Tourist-Information Merseburg (03461 / 214170) and at all Reservix advance booking offices.

When:

11.09.21 - 20.09.21

Where:

Venue:

Merseburg Cathedral

Cathedral square 7
06217 Merseburg
Phone: +49 3461 / 210045
fax: +49 3461 / 720621
E-mail: fuehrung@merseburger-dom.de
website: http://www.merseburger-orgeltage.de/index.php/home.html

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