CONCERT SERIES 2017~28 April-14 May~Auditoire de Calvin


The 3rd Auditoire Organ Festival will be held from April 28 to May 14, 2017. 

As was the case for the first two festivals, this concert series is intended to have top local organists showcase the new 2014 Aubertin organ and to attract audiences to the beautiful and historic Auditoire de Calvin.

The concert details are presented below.

On Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 8pm

> Francis Jacob will play works by J.S. Bach, J.G. Walther and J.C. Vogler.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) :

Prélude en do M BWV 547

Johann Gottfried Walther (1684 - 1748) :

Concerto (in Si bemol maggiore) del Signr Tomaso Albinoni 

appropriato all’ Organo : Allegro - Adagio - Allegro

Johann Caspar Vogler (1696 - 1763) : 

Choral "Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod"

Johann Gottfried Walther :

Concerto (in Si minore) del Signr Vivaldi appropriato all’ Organo

Allegro - Adagio - Allegro

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) :

Choral "Christ lag in Todesbanden" BWV 695

Deuxième sonate en trio BW 526 :

Vivace - Largo - Allegro

Johann Gottfried Walther :

Pastorella in La maggiore (dell concerto del Sigr Blamr)

Johann Sebastian Bach :

Fugue en do M BWV 547

On Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6pm

> Lionel Rogg will play the following programme:

1. Prelude and Fugue in C major BWV 545

2. Chorale Preludes for the Liturgical Year

a) Advent « Nun komm’ der Heiden Heiland » BWV 659

b) Christmas « Vom Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her » BWV 606

« Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ BWV 604

c) New Year « Das alte Jahr vergangen ist » BWV 614

d) Candlemas « Mit Fried’ und Freud’ fahr’ ich dahin » BWV 616

3. Fantasia in G major BWV 572

(Très vitement, Grave, Lentement)

4. e) Passion « Da Jesu an dem Kreuze stund » BWV 621

f) Easter « Erstanden ist der heil’ge Christ » BWV 628

g) Whitsun « Komm Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist » BWV 667

h) Faith « Vater unser, im Himmelreich » BWV 737

5. Prelude and Fugue in C major BWV 547

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 6 pm

> Vincent Thévenaz will perform works by J.-J. Beauvarlet-Charpentier, C.P.E. Bach, W.A. Mozart, J.J. Krebs, F. Mendelssohn and J.S. Bach.

Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier    Offertory in the form of a Symphonie Concertante

Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach           Variations on Les Folies d’Espagne

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Fantaisie in F minor KV 594

  Adagio – Allegro – Adagio

Johann Ludwig Krebs        Fantasia a gusto italiano

Felix Mendelssohn         Sonata in C minor op. 65, No. 2

Allegro – Fuga

Johann Sebastian Bach        Toccata, adagio and fugue in C major BWV 564  

And on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 5 pm

> The last concert will consist of works by J.S. Bach, J. Krebs, G. Fauré and G. Rogartz with Humberto Salvagnin on the organ and Francesco D’Urso on the trombone and the sackbut.


Georg Friedrich HÄNDEL -  Concert in F minor for sackbut and organ

(1685-1759)     Grave - Allegro - Sarabande - Allegro

Johann Ludwig KREBS -  Fantaisie in G minor for sackbut and organ


Antonio VIVALDI -  Concerto in F major for organ

(1678-1741)   (Transcription by J.S. Bach)

  Allegro – Largo – Allegro

Domenico TURI -  Incredulae Rosae for trombone solo


Gabriel FAURÉ -  Élégie Op.24 for trombone and organ

(1845-1924)     (Organ transcription by H. Salvagnin)

Claude BALBASTRE -  Prélude and Fugue in D minor for organ


Antonello MASTROSILVESTRI -  Stella for trombone solo


Guy ROPARTZ -  Piece in E flat minor for trombone and orgue

(1864-1955)     (Organ transcription by H. Salvagnin)

These concerts will last about one hour each, and are free of charge, with a retiring collection for the performers and the organ maintenance fund.

Orgue Auditoire Calvin,
6 Apr 2017, 16:27