FESTIVAL
INTERNATIONAL ORGAN FESTIVAL

24th INTERNATIONAL ORGAN FESTIVAL

The festival is held under the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and the City of Prague, under the auspices of the Apostolic Nuncio to Prague Archbishop Mons. Charles Daniel Balvo and Ms Hana Třeštíková, MgA. Councillor of the City of Prague.   1. 8. An American in Prague MARK STEINBACH (USA) Program: J. […]

1. 8. 2019 AT 7.00 P. M.

An American in Prague MARK STEINBACH (USA) Mark Steinbach is a university organist, a curator of instruments, and a Senior Lecturer in Music at Brown University, where he teaches applied organ lessons, music theory, and seminars on such topics as Olivier Messiaen, and performance and analysis. He served as an organist and choirmaster of historic […]

8. 8. 2019 AT 7.00 P.M.

Spanish Rhythms   JESÚS SAMPEDRO (Spain) Born in Sevilla, Jesús Sampedro has given concerts not only in Spain but in the whole of Europe, performing mainly Spanish music of all music periods. He received the title of the Professor of Organ in Malaga under A. M. Solaesa, with highest awards. He continued his studies in […]

15. 8. 2019 AT 7.00 P.M.

Across Europe – Throughout Centuries ANASTASIA KOVBYK (Russia)     Anastasia Kovbyk, a laureate of several international organ competitions, was born in Uljanowsk (Russia). She played the piano first and started to study it at the Music College of M. A. Balakirev in Nizhny Novgorod. In the same town, she studied at the I. Glinka State […]

22. 8. 2019 AT 7. P.M.

Thank You, God KENSUKE OHIRA (Japan) Kensuke Ohira is a titular organist of a main Lutheran church in Stuttgart, Germany and a much requested concert artist. Winning the prestigious J. Pachelbel International Organ Competition in Nuremberg (Germany, 2016) launched his successful career. Subsequently, he produced a profile CD on J. Ch. Wiegleb organ in Ansbach. He […]