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26th International Organ Festival – With Songs, without Words – September 2, 2021 at 19:00

26th International Organ Festival – With Songs, without Words

Concerts in St. James Basilica in Prague are famous for their long tradition and unique sound of the largest Prague´s organ

Date: September 2, 2021 | 19:00 (Thu)
Venue: St. James Basilica
Duration: 60 minutes

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Program:

  • G. Frescobaldi
  • J. P. Sweelinck
  • J. S. Bach
  • F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
  • J. Ch. H. Rinck
  • Ch.-M. Raiser
  • J. Grison

Performed by:

Christian-Markus Raiser (Germany)

About organ:

The St. James´s organ is the largest organ in Prague and second largest in the Czech Republic. The two-manual organ with a pedal keyboard and 26 stops was completed in 1705 by Abraham Stark of Loket.

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The organ´s case, which is still admired today, was quite unique in its time. So far the latest major reconstruction was carried out between 1981 and 1982 by “Varhany Krnov” (Rieger-Kloss). At present the organ has four manuals, 91 speaking stops and 8,277 pipes.

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Important:

  • No intermission
  • Dress code: casual
  • Program subject to change.
  • We recommend arriving at the venue 30 min. prior to the start of the performance.