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New article: "The Organ of Notre Dame, Paris", in: "The Organ”, No 389, August-October 2019

29.08.2019

The majestic Parisian Notre-Dame cathedral is one of the indisputable symbols of the civilizational and cultural achievements of mankind. Although it is located in the centre of Paris – and for every Frenchman is an undeniable proof of the greatness of the French nation – it is also a reference point for humanity throughout the world, which occupies an important place in the heart of every person sensitive to the eternal beauty.  For us, the organists, the instrument of the cathedral is also on...

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New article: "Frédéric Chopin and the organ", in: "The Organ”, No 389, August-October 2019

29.08.2019

19th-century Paris was a place where all important musicians wanted to perform, to be performed, to be seen and noticed. As we know, Parisian organ world – thanks to Aristide Cavaillé-Coll’s instruments and symphonic-school organ performers – kept this trend perfectly. This pattern also became a 20-year-old Chopin, who arrived in the city in 1830.  This article – written for the 170th anniversary of Chopin’s death – is a collection of reflections from a contemporary walks a) along the streets o...

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Organ concert: 2019/10/03, UNITED KINGDOM, Old Portsmouth Cathedral

21.08.2019

St Thomas' Anglican Cathedral Old Portsmouth PROGRAM 2019/10/03, Tuesday, 13.10-14.00   Prelude in stilus phantasticus improvisation Voluntary F-dur, No. 6 John Stanley (1712-1786) from “Ten Organ Voluntaries”, Op. 7 Suite de deuxieme ton Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749) Plein Jeu, Duo, Trio, Basse de Cromorne, Flûtes, Récit de Nazard, Caprice sur les Grand Jeux Concerto in E flat, No. 5 William Felton (1713-1769) A tempo oridinario (Maestoso), Allegro, Alla Siciliana, A tempo di Gav...

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Organ concert: 2019/09/14, UNITED KINGDOM, Newport Cathedral

29.07.2019

Organ (Hill, Norman & Beard, 1966 and Nicholson, 1997) disposition - here. Program: Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697), Prelude and Fugue e-moll (the great) Georg Böhm (1661-1733), chorał “Vater unser im Himmelreich“, IGB 24 Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749), Suite de deuxieme ton: Plein Jeu, Duo, Trio, Basse de Cromorne, Flûtes, Récit de Nazard, Caprice sur les Grand Jeux John Stanley (1712-1786), from “Ten Organ Voluntaries”, Op. 7: Voluntary F-dur, No. 6 Passacaglia c-moll – Johann Sebas...

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Nigeria, Lagos: 10th RSCM International Music Course & Conference, September 2019

31.05.2019

Between September 2nd and 7th, 2019, I will be one of facilitators during INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COURSE & CONFERENCE 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria. The event is organised by The Royal School of Church Music from UK and The Lagos Music Academy. During the event musicians from around the Nigeria will take master classes in: Organ Playing & Pedaling Techniques, Keyboard Skills, Music Composition Techniques, Contemporary & Gospel Music, Rudiments of Theory of Music, Choir Management Skills, Voice Training T...

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Organ concert: 2019/08/15, POLAND, Katowice, św. Rodziny

31.05.2019

W świąteczny czwartek, 15 sierpnia 2019 r. o godz. 19.00, będę miał przyjemność wykonać recital na organach firmy Braci Kamińskich wybudowanych wg koncepcji prof. Juliana Gembalskiego wg wzorców północnoniemieckich instrumentów barokowych. Program: Präludium und Fuge e-moll (große) – Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697) Chorał „Vater unser im Himmelreich“ – Georg Böhm (1661-1733), IGB 24 Voluntary F – John Stanley (1712-1786), op. 7, Nr. 6 Suite de deuxieme ton – Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-17...

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

1.05.2019

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 (Warszawa, Licheń Stary, Łódź, Kazimierz Dolny). 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...

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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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