Eugenio Fagiani @ Dún Laoghaire

Eugenio Fagiani @ Dún Laoghaire

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 8.00pm

Eugenio Fagiani is organist at the Franciscan shrine of La Verna, Arezzo and organist for the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi. He is artistic director of the Festival Internazionale di Musica d’Organo de La Verna and the Festival Organistico San Donato. He is artistic advisor for The Holy Land Organ Festival, showcasing music from the churches of the Middle East and the Levant. In 2017 he was the first Western musician for six years to be invited to perform in Syria.

As a renowned international concert organist, Eugenio has performed in Europe, Belarus, Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Russia, Syria, the United Kingdom, Canada and the USA. He gives masterclasses in both interpretation and improvisation, and lectures for several leading music institutions around Europe and North America. He also serves as a juror in international competitions.

His compositions and transcriptions are now part of the repertoire of prestigious artists including Stephen Tharp and David Briggs. Eugenio records with Decca, Spektral Records and VDE-Gallo.

Programme:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude & Fugue in E flat (St Anne), BWV 552

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
from Gran Partita K361 (transcr. E.M. Fagiani)
- Adagio

Giovanni Morandi (1777-1856)
from Sonate per gli organi moderni IX
- Overture in F minor (Offertorio), no.5
- Andante in E flat major (Elevazione), no.6
- Allegro vivace in A minor (Postcommunio), no.7

Eugenio Maria Fagiani (b.1972)
Victimae paschali laudes

E.M. Fagiani
Improvisation on a submitted theme

Website

Published on 21 May 2018

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