Free Pipe Organ Concert

Gedymin Grubba

21 September 2013 (Saturday)
5pm
Concert Hall

Born in northern Poland, Gedymin Grubba is an organist, a composer, a conductor and an arts administrator. In 2006, he graduated from the Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk. Grubba began his concert career in 1996 which has since taken him throughout most of the Europe as well as to America, South Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. 2011 saw his celebration for the 15th anniversary of his artistic work of which he has given about 1 000 concerts as a soloist, a chamber music player and a conductor. Grubba is a laureate of many organ and composition competitions. He regularly gives demonstrations of the world famous organ in the Oliwa Cathedral. In 2009, he was commended on his cultural contribution with the prestigious “Mestwin” award. He has made a number of recordings for the Polish, European and World radio and television as well as 15 solo CD recordings.


Programme

D. Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C Major, BuxWV 137

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Concerto in G Major, BWV 592
I.Allegro
II.Grave
III.Presto

J.S. Bach
An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653

N. Bruhns (1665-1697)
Prelude in E minor, The Great

J. Janca (b. 1933)
Variations on the choral: Hilf, Herr meines Lebens

A. Guilmant (1837-1911)
Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 80
I. Allegro appassionato


Free tickets are distributed at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Enquiries Counter (9am to 9pm daily) from 30 August onwards. Each patron may get a maximum of 4 tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Audiences aged 6 and above are welcome. Running time of the concert is about 40 minutes without intermission. Members of the audience are strongly advised to arrive punctually. Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break.

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme without prior notice should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.

Programme Enquiries: 2734 2009 / 2734 2819