20. august

Bergen Orgelsommer - Max Regers hyllest til reformasjonskoralen

Karstein Askeland spiller Max Regers fantasi over Vår Gud han er så fast en borg, og "nygotiske klanger" av Johan Varen Ugland fra 2015.

Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-97):
Preludium i e-moll

Dietrich Buxtehude (ca. 1637-1707):
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (BuxWV 184):

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):
Toccata og fuge, F-Dur (BWV 540)

From Clavierübung III
Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 682)

Johan Varen Ugland (*1946):
Nygotiske etterklanger (2015)

Max Reger (1873-1916):
Fantasi over koralen Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (op. 27) 


Karstein Askeland
studied church music at the Bergen Music Conservatory and organ performance with Prof. Edgar Krapp at the Academy of Music in Frankfurt am Main, where he played his diploma examination in 1985, and his concert examination two years later. Askeland played his debut concert at Oslo Concert Hall in 1986. Since then he has performed throughout Europe, and in Russia, the USA, and South America. His concerts have been presented by the Norwegian National Broadcasting Company (NRK) and by several radio channels abroad. He has done significant work for new music through his close co-operation with several important Norwegian composers, premiering a number of new works. His interaction with Ketil Hvoslef has resulted in several commissions and a CD production with Hvoslef's organ works. Askeland was employed as organist in Bergen in 1987, and became Music Director at St. Mary's Church in 2001. From 2010 until 2015 he was organist at Bergen Cathedral. He is Adjunct Professor of organ at the Grieg Academy of Music, University of Bergen. His work as an organ consultant has resulted in several instruments that have been the subject of much professional interest. 

  • Bergen domkirke
  • søndag 20. august
  • 19:30
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