1st prize wiiner at the Chartre International Organ Competition 2016
Saturday July 22th 12 pm noon / Sunday July 23th 5 pm
Music by: G.F.Händel, Sibelius, D.Cassan / J.S. Bach, Saint-Saëns, Vierne,Widor, Dupré, Stravinsky, D. Cassan
The French organist David Cassan studied e.g. with Thierry Escaich, Philippe Lefebvre and François Espinasse at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris and in Lyon, where he obtained prizes for organ, improvisation, harmony, counterpoint, fugue and forms, Renaissance polyphonies and XXth century composition. David Cassan has participated in international organ competitions and won at least 10 of them, the best known being in Chartres (France), Saint-Albans (England), Haarlem (Netherlands) and the Great Jean-Louis Florentz International Prize from the Academy of Arts (France). From now on, he is leading a soloist career, while honouring his role of tenured organist of Notre-Dame des Victoires in Paris. This career gave him the opportunity to play with numerous famous artists and French orchestras and in prestigious places in France, Germany, Russia, China, Israel, Luxembourg, Spain, Iceland, Belgium, England, Uruguay, Ireland, the Netherlands, Italy, and Switzerland.
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Saturday concert – 30 min 2000 ISK / Sunday concert – 60 min 2500 ISK