Symphony for organ

Freiberg Cathedral Organist Albrecht Koch at the Concert Hall Organ in the Palace of Culture

About the Concert

As cathedral organist in Freiberg and former Crucian, Albrecht Koch is very familiar with church music. And as president of the Silbermann Society, he naturally has a particular soft spot for the sound of these master organs. On his excursion to our Eule organ in the concert hall, he brings this experience with him and shows that music conceived for the church space can also unfold optimally in this space. With works by Bach and Messiaen, he presents "classics" of organ literature, but Sigfrid Karg-Elert is also one of the composers with whom one primarily associates organ works. However, he wrote an organ symphony typical of the late Romantic period only once...

At the invitation of the Dresden Philharmonic


Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue in C minor
"Before thy throne I come" from the "Leipzig Chorales"

Olivier Messiaen
"Apparition de l'Église éternelle"

Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organ Symphony in F sharp minor


Albrecht Koch


Albrecht Koch

As an organist and conductor, Albrecht Koch is one of the most distinguished personalities in Saxon church music. As a musician as well as the artistic director of the Silbermann Days, he inspires time and again with gripping interpretations, impressive programmes and great artistic creativity.

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