Kári Þormar organist at the Reykjavik Cathedral plays at the International Organ Summer, Thursday 2 August

Kári Þormar graduated with a church musician‘s diploma with distinction from the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf.

Kári has given numerous organ concerts, both in Iceland and abroad. He has performed at the Åland International Organ Festival and the International Organ Festival in Mühlhausen, Germany. In 2010 Kári was appointed organist of Reykjavík Cathedral. He is also the director of the MR Junior College Choir and teaches at the Reykjavík College of Music.

Thursday 2 August at 12:00: Kári Þormar plays pieces by Bach, Vierne (Carillon de Westminster), Baldvinsson, Böhm and Duruflé.). Entrance ISK 2.000.

Programme:

Johann Sebastian Bach 1685‒1750
Toccata in D Minor (Dorian), BWV 538/1

Louis Vierne 1870‒1937
Carillon de Westminster op. 54 nr. 6
from „Pieces de fantasie“

Tryggvi M. Baldvinsson b. 1965 Toccata Jubiloso, 2003

Maurice Duruflé 1902‒1986
Choral varié sur le ‘Veni Creator’ op.4/3, 1930

Tickets are sold in the church one hour before the concert and also online on www.midi.is