Organist Lutkirck, Germany
Thursday August 3th 12 noon
Music by: J.S.Bach, Vierne, Dubois, Guillmant.
Since November 2011 Franz Günthner has worked for the Rottenburg-Stuttgart
diocese as the regional cantor in the Region Allgäu, Oberschwaben and Bodensee
as organist in the St. Martin Church in Leutkirch.
Franz graduated from the Hochschule für Kath. Kirchenmusik in Regensburg and
continued his studies at Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in München with the final
diploma in 1994.
While studying he participated in competitions and courses for example with Olivier
Latry and Naji Hakim.
Franz Günthner was first organist at St. Bonifatius in Munich and since 1998 at the
Marienmünster church in Diessen). There he initiated a series of concerts “Diessener
Münsterkonzerte” with concerts throughout the whole year as well as a festival
weekend, Tage alter Musik Diessen, which is a festival with workshops and concerts.
Since 1996 he has studied the music of the 17th and 18th century resulting in him
playing the harpsichord with several orchestras and ensembles.
Tickets are sold in the foyer 1 hour before concert, 30 min concerts. Admission: 2000 ISK.