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ACFNY SUPPORTED | CONCERT
ORGAN RECITAL SERIES | ULRIKE WEGELE
TUESDAY, JUL 10 2012, 07:00 PM
The Austrian Cultural Forum is pleased to support this special organ concert by renowned German organist Ulrike Wegele at Riverside Church in Manhattan, which will include works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Liszt, and a 2011 composition by Franz Zebinger.
J.S.Bach - Pièce d’Orgue BWV 572/2, Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein BWV 668
Felix Mendelssohn - Allegro (1845)
Georg Aranyi-Aschner - Erinnerung (2004)
Felix Mendelssohn - Thema mit Variationen (1841)
Franz Liszt - Kirchliche Festouvertüre über den Choral‚ Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott‘ (1852)
Franz Zebinger - Fantasie für Orgel‚ Lobet den Herren (2011)
Felix Mendelssohn - Ostinato (1823)
J.S.Bach - Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein BWV 641, Passacaglia et Fuga BWV 582
ABOUT THE ARTIST
German-born organist Ulrike Wegele (photo by Lukas Beck) studied Catholic Church Music at the State College of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart with Ludger Lohmann. She has performed extensively throughout Europe and the United States, and has made numerous live recordings. Since 1991 Ulrike Theresia Wegele has been a lecturer at the College of Music in Graz, Austria.
Having performed at the International Organ Festival in Granada/Spain, the Haydnfestival in Eisenstadt and other renowned Festivals, she was consequently asked to give what would become one of her most celebrated performances, at the world's biggest organ Festival in Washington D.C. in 2010.
Her repertoire embraces the works of pre-Bach masters as well as compositions for organ by Johann Sebastian Bach, the classical period, the Romantic period, as well as the music of the 21st century.
The Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027
Tickets are $20 / $15. Tickets are available at the door.
For more information, please visit >> theriversidechurchny.org