Thierry Mechler titular organist of the Cologne Philharmonic at the weekend concerts Saturday July 28 and Sunday July 29

Thierry Mechler is a composer and organist, the titular organist at the Cologne Philharmonic and professor of organ and improvisation at the University for Music and Dance in Cologne, Germany.

Since his student days, Mechler has been a popular concert organist who has given concerts all over the world. He is also a respected jury member in organ competitions, a sought after lecturer and teacher at master classes.

Saturday July 28 at 12 noon

Thierry Mechler organist at the Cologne Philharmonic plays Bach (Goldberg Variations), A.P.F. Boëly and one of his own improvisations. Admission: ISK 2.000. Tickets are sold in the church one hour before the concert and also online on www.midi.is

Programme:

Johann Sebastian Bach 1685‒1750
Aria et Six variations Goldberg

Alexandre Pierre François Boëly 1785‒1858
Fantaisie sur le Judex Crederis
From: Te Deum, allegro pastorale in G Major
and allegro agitatio in G Minor

Thierry Mechler *1962 Improvisation

Sunday July 29 at 5 pm

Thierry Mechler plays pieces by Rameau, Fauré, Ravel, Satie, Poulenc, Dutilleux (Hommage à Bach), Debussy (Hommage à Rameau) and T. Mechler. 

Admission: ISK 2.500. 

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

Programme:

Jean-Philippe Rameau 1683‒1764 Les Sauvages
L’Enharmonique
Le Rappel des Oiseaux

Gabriel Fauré 1845‒1924 Improvisation, op. 84, nr. 5

Maurice Ravel 1875‒1937 Prélude et fugue
úr / from: Tombeau de Couperin

Erik Satie 1866‒1925 Prière des Orgues

Francis Poulenc 1899‒1963 Toccata

Henri Dutilleux 1916‒2013
Improvisation et Hommage à Bach

Claude Debussy 1916‒2013
Hommage à Rameau (Images I)

Thierry Mechler *1962 Triptychon-Organum, op. 15, 2017
In necessariis unitas, Offertorium
In dubiis libertas, Communio
In omnibus caritas, Postludium