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Pipe Works 2010

Gedymin Grubba (Poland)

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 8 PM
Orchard Road Presbyterian Church, 3 Orchard Road [locate]
FREE ADMISSION

Gedymin Grubba was born in 1981 in northern Poland. In 2006 he graduated from the Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Academy of Music in Gdansk, where he studied organ with Roman Perucki and composition with Eugeniusz Glowski. Since 2003, he has been Chairman of the Promotion of Art Gabriel Fauré Foundation in Gdansk which organizes over fifty concerts a year including The International Festival of Organ Music in the Pelplin Cathedral. The Festival is one of the most significant events in Poland. Grubba also organizes the chamber concert series in the St Mary Church in Koronowo.

Gedymin Grubba has taken part in numerous master classes in Europe. Since 1996 he has played about sixty concerts in different cities all over the world. He has also played on the famous organ in the Cathedral in Oliwa. Grubba is a laureate of many organ and composition competitions. He is a member of the Polish Composers’ Union Youth Circle, and has made several recordings for the Polish radio and Polish TV. He has also made solo CD recordings.

 

Programme

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

Choral Song

 

Georg Böhm (1661-1733)

Partita: Christe, der du bist Tag und Licht

 

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Praeludium in f-sharp, BuxWV 146

 

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685—1750)

Choral: Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein /BWV 641

Praeludium and Fuge G-major, BWV 541

 

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)

Psalm 23

 

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Sonata No. 4 in B-flat major Op. 65

Allegro con brio

Andante religioso

Allegretto

Allegro maestoso e vivace

 

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)

Hallelujah from Messiah (transcription: Th. Dubois)