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New article: "Creativity and Artistry in Organ Music", in: "The Organ”, London, No 391, Feb.-April 2020

14.02.2020

Szostak Michał, "Creativity and Artistry in Organ Music”, in: "The Organ”, No 391, Ferbruary-Aprli 2020, Musical Opinion Ltd, London, ISSN 0030-4883, pp. 24-31.   Abstract: Each musician likes to call himself an artist. But whether each person who performs music is an artist indeed? What it means to be an artist? Where to look for creativity in artistic performance? All these questions are natural for musicians who try to do their job in creative way – not just to repeat the notes mechanicall...

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Organ concert: 2020/03/21, NYC, St Patrick's Old Cathedral

6.02.2020

You are invited to a special Erben Organ Days 2020 event – a benefit recital by an international concert organist, researcher and organologist from Poland, Dr. Michał Szostak. Dr. Szostak generously plays this recital free of charge, to support the 1868 Henry Erben organ fundraising efforts. TICKETS: General Admission: $20 Organ Loft: $100 ; includes autographed CD by Dr. Szostak USE CODE ERBENBENEFIT15 for 15% OFF *Organ Loft seating requires the ability to climb stairs ABOUT THE ARTIST Mich...

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New article: "Aristide Cavaillé-Coll: a Biographical Sketch", in: "Organ Canada", Toronto, Vol. 33/1, Winter 2020

28.01.2020

Szostak Michał, "Aristide Cavaillé-Coll: a Biographical Sketch", in: "Organ Canada", Journal of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, Vol. 33, No 1, Winter 2020, Royal Canadian College of Organists, Toronto   Abstract: 2019 was the 120th anniversary of the death of the father of symphonic organs, Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. It is worth recalling this prominent figure who in the nineteenth century changed the sound of French instruments and thus influenced organ building in Europe and many corn...

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Koncert: Koszalin, katedra Niepokalanego Poczęcia NMP, 2020/01/11, 18.45

28.12.2019

Wydarzenie na Facebooku - tutaj. Koszalin, katedra Niepokalanego Poczęcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny Sobota, 2020.01.11, godz. 18.45 PROGRAM Wariacje symfoniczne („Anioł pasterzom mówił”) improwizacja Fantazja G-dur (Pièce d’Orgue), BWV 572 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Chorał z c.f. figurowanym („Wśród nocnej ciszy”) - link do nagrania improwizacja Praeludium C-dur Johann Christoph Kellner (1736-1803) Fantazja Polska „Pasterka na Wawelu”, op. 9 nr 1 - link do nagrania Feliks Nowowiej...

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Koncert: Słupsk, Kościół Mariacki, 2020/01/12, 16.45

19.12.2019

Wydarzenie na Facebooku - tutaj. Kościół NMP Królowej Różańca Świętego (Mariacki) Słupsk, ul. Dominikańska 1 Niedziela, 2020.01.12, godz. 17.00 PROGRAM Wariacje symfoniczne („Wśród nocnej ciszy”) - link do nagrania improwizacja Fantazja G-dur (Pièce d’Orgue) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), BWV 572 Chorał z c.f. figurowanym („Pójdźmy wszyscy do stajenki”) - link do nagrania improwizacja Praeludium C-dur Johann Christoph Kellner (1736-1803) Andante « Choir de voix humaines » Louis-Jame...

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Koncert: Warszawa, Bazylika św. Krzyża, 2019/12/21, 19.00

3.12.2019

Wieczór zorganizowany przez Towarzystwo „WIĘŹ” www.wiez.com.pl  Informacje na stronie Towarzystwa "WIĘŹ" - tutaj. Link do wydarzenia na portalu Facebook - tutaj. Bazylika Św. Krzyża, Warszawa, Krakowskie Przedmieście 3 KONCERT "WIĘŹ Z MESJASZEM" 21 grudnia 2019 r., godz. 19.00 dr Michał Szostak, organy PROGRAM Część I. Zapowiedź Fantasia G-dur (Piece d'orgue) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), BWV 572 Chorał „Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wendt‘!“ Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), BWV 709...

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Sortie-Marche - improvisation
St Anne Academic Church, Warsaw, Poland, 2019/02/23
"Organ, as a source of inspiration" - concert on the occasion of obtaining the degree of Doctor of Art in Organ Playing

Variations symphoniques - improvisation
Van den Heuvel Organ, 101/5M+P
Saint-Eustache, Paris, France

Suide du deuxieme ton - L. Cleramboult
E.F. Walcker Organ, 2M+P
BMV de Lourdes, Warsaw, Poland

earlier events

wydarzenia wcześniejsze, événements précédents, frühere Ereignisse

  • 2016.11.21, Diecezjalne Studium Organistowskie w Tarnowie, konferencja naukowa, referat pt. 'Wielkie organy bazyliki licheńskiej w zestawieniu z największymi organami Polski, Europy i świata'
  • 2005, nagranie CD z literaturą organową i improwizacjami na nieistniejących już organach kościoła M.B. z Lourdes w Warszawie

  • 2004, monografia nt. nieistniejących już organów J.G.Meinerta znajdujących się wówczas w kościele M.B. z Lourdes na warszawskiej Pradze

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Spring Meeting of American Guild of Organist, European Chapter, April 2019

Poland: Warszawa, Licheń Stary, Łódź, Kazimierz Dolny

The European Chapter of American Guild of Organist at the console of the largest organ (157/6M+P) in Poland, Licheń.

The European Chapter of American Guild of Organist at the Kings Castle, Warsaw.

The European Chapter of American Guild of Organist at Saint Anne Academic Church, Warsaw.

I had the pleasure to organize and host the Spring Meeting of the European Chapter of the American Guild of Organist, which took place in Poland. Detailed schedule was as follows:

Monday (April 22nd): WARSAW

16.00-18.00 Spring Meeting 2019 registration

19.00-22.00 Opening dinner (at Hotel Gromada)

Tuesday (April 23rd): WARSAW

06.30-08.45 Breakfast at the hotel 

09.00-09.20 Walk to the church

09.30-11.00 St. Ann Church, the Old Town

11.30-13.00 Warsaw Archcathedral, the Old Town

13.00-14.30 Lunch on your own in the Old Town

15.00-16.30 Military Cathedral, the Old Town

17.00-20.00 Evening at “MOMU” restaurant and “Vodka Museum” with vodkas degustation

20.00-20.15 Walk to the hotel

Wednesday (April 24th): WARSAW-LICHEŃ-ŁÓDŹ-WARSAW

06.30-08.45 Breakfast at the hotel

09.00-11.30 Coach travel WARSAW-LICHEŃ

12.00-13.00 LICHEŃ: tour around the Shrine with a guide

13.00-15.00 LICHEŃ: the largest organ in Poland

15.15-16.00 LICHEŃ: Meal at pilgrims restaurant ARKA in the Shrine

16.30-18.00 Coach travel LICHEŃ-ŁÓDŹ

18.45-20.15 ŁÓDŹ: Cathedral

20.30 ŁÓDŹ: Evening meal, “Gęsi Puch” Restaurant

21.30-22.30 Coach travel ŁÓDŹ-WARSAW

Thursday (April 25th): WARSAW-KAZIMIERZ DOLNY-WARSAW

06.30-08.00 Breakfast at the hotel

08.20-08.40 Walk to the church

08.45-10.15 The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Warsaw

10.30-12.30 Coach travel WARSAW-KAZIMIERZ DOLNY

13.00-14.15 Lunch and sightseeing

14.30-16.00 Baroque organ of St. John Baptist church

16.15-18.30 Coach travel KAZIMIERZ-WARSAW

18.30-20.00 Evangelical-Reformed Church, Al. Solidarności

20.00-20.30 Travel to the hotel

20.30 Dinner in a restaurant and historic chocolate shop of E. Wedel (open till 22.00)

Friday (April 26th): WARSAW

06.30-08.45 Breakfast at the hotel

09.00-10.00 Coach travel WARSAW-WOŁOMIN

10.00-12.00 Visit at “Zych Organ building Company”

12.00-13.00 Coach travel WOŁOMIN-WARSAW

13.00-13.30 Lunch in a café near the church

13.30-15.00 Holly Cross Basilica, F. Chopin’s heart

15.00-15.30 Travel to the Museum

15.30 & 16.00-18.00 Polish Jews Museum “Polin”

18.00-18.30 Travel to the hotel

19.15-23.00 Closing dinner (at “Dawne Smaki” Restaurant, Nowy Świat 49)

Saturday (April 27th): WARSAW, day extra

06.30-11.30 Breakfast at the hotel

09.30-11.00 Seminary Church

Warsaw view from 31st floor of the PKiN

Chopin Museum

19.00-21.00 Polish National Ballet

 

Doctor of Music Arts, February 2019

The Fryderyk Chopin Universuty of Music, Warsaw

With the patron of the Music University.

With the rector of the Fryderyk Chopin Music University.

Solemn presentation of the diploma DMA,
Warsaw, 2019/02/22.

With the promoter of the dissertation Prof. Andrzej Chorosiński

Cote d'Azur et Monaco, April-Mai 2018

Nice, Cannes, Monaco

Spring Meeting of American Guild of Organist, European Chapter, April 2018

Belgium, The Netherlands

Mrs Judy Riefel-Lindel, Dean of the European Chapter of American Guild of Organist

Morning has broken - improvisation
Sint-Martinus, Genk, Belgium

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