Festiwal „Basilica Sonans” – koncert organowy, Olivier Eisenmann (Szwajcaria)

Olivier Eisenmann from Switzerland - is another performer of the organ concert as part of the 3rd International Lichen Festival of Organ Music "Basilica Sonans".

Olivier Eisenmann comes from Zurich. He took piano lessons from his father, the composer Will Eisenmann, and from his teacher Sava Savoff at the Lucerne Conservatory. He studied organ playing with Eduard Kaufmann in Lucerne. At the same time, he studied, among others history at the University of Zurich. He completed these studies with a doctoral degree. In his professional life, he was involved not only in music, he also worked, incl. as an editor and history teacher.
He gave concerts as a pianist and organist. Concert tours took him to almost all European countries, as well as to the USA and Australia. As a soloist, he has performed with many orchestras, incl. from Germany and Singapore. 
He is one of the founders and a board member of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), the central section in Switzerland. He has lectured at university institutes in Europe and Australia as well as master courses, incl. at the Conservatory of Parma and Italy.
He has 12 vinyl records and 9 CDs to his credit. His recordings mainly include music from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Podczas przedostatniego koncertu III Międzynarodowego Licheńskiego Festiwalu Muzyki Organowej „Basilica Sonans” mieliśmy okazję usłyszeć m. in. Preludium i Fugę c-moll (BWV 546) Bacha, Toccatę undecima c-moll Muffata czy Fantazję wg słów z 6 Psalmu Hansa Hubera.
The last concert of this year's edition of the Festival will be held next Sunday, August 29 at 2.30 pm. During the recital, we will hear pieces by Liszt, Franck and Surzyński performed by prof. Andrzej Chorosiński (former rector of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music and the originator of the sound concept of the Lichen organ). The music will be accompanied by recitations by Michał Chorosiński.

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