Thursday - August 5, 2021, 7:00 pm 26th International Organ Festival in St. James´ Basilica in the Old Town - The Colours of Paris

 

 

We invite you to attend the first concert of 26th International Organ Festival held in St. James Basilica in the Old Town - The Colours of Paris . The venue is basilica of St. James Greater in the Old Town of Prague. Due to video projection during the concert, you will have a chance to see the organist playing the organ and the other performing artists on-line.

Program: The Colours of Paris 

Performing:
SAMUEL LIÉGEON  (France) - organ

IMPROVISATION OF A SUITE OF FIVE PARTS

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)
Pièce d´orgue BWV 572
Très vivement – Gravement - Lentement

JEAN-PIERRE LEGUAY (1939)
Sonata No. 4
A l’entour / Around
Chant d’aurore / The Chant of Aurora
Récif / Reef

JEANNE DEMESSIEUX (1921-1968)
Ave Maria

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE (1870-1939)
 Paraphrase carillon / Carillon  

GYÖRGY LIGETI (1923-2006)
Musica ricercata VII

IMPROVISATION ON A GIVEN THEME

 

The concert is prepared In cooperation with the French Institute in Prague.

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 The address of the concert:

Bazilika sv. Jakuba v Praze 
Malá Štupartská 635/6
Praha 1 - Staré Město
110 00

How to get to the concert: 

The church of St. James Greater is located in eastern part of the Old Town of Prague. The shortest walk from the public transportation is to arrive by trams 6, 8, 15 or 26, by bus 207 or metro B line to the stop “Náměstí Republiky". Walk directly towards Municipal House, leave it on your left, following U Obecního domu Street, at the end turn to the right to Rybná, then left and right – you will find the church on your right. At the end of the lane if you turn again to the right, you will get to the front of the church (about 450 m/ 0,310 miles). 
If you prefer longer walk, than for example use metro A line to Staroměstská metro station following Kaprova Street, crossing the Old Town Square, leave the church of Our Lady before Týn of your right, get through Ungelt courtyard and, turn left and you are standing in front of the entrance to the church. 



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