Sunday 19th of August at 5 pm, Hannfried Lucke, concertorganist and professor at the Mozarteum-university in Salzburg plays in the final organconcert of this year’s International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja. Lucke plays works by Byrd, Liszt, Novák, Reger og Rachmaninov, along with Fantasia and fugue in g-minor by Bach.
Admission is 2.500 ISK.
Tickets may be purchased in Hallgrímskirkja one hour before the concerts or online on midi.is
Hannfried Lucke participated in the very first season of the International Organ
Summer back in 1993. Since then he has brought his sophisticated organ playing
(influenced be Central-Europe) back to Iceland on many occasions. Lucke has
made recordings in Hallgrímskirkja, both as a soloist and an accompanist. His CD
recording of Duruflé’s Requiem together with the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir has
been very well received internationally.
Lucke studied in his home town of Freiburg/Breisgau in Germany, at the
Mozarteum University in Salzburg, and with Lionel Rogg in Geneva. In 1997 he
became organ professor in Graz in Austria and since 2000 he has been professor
of organ at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. In 2016 and 2017 he also
deputised as organ professor at the University of Music in Freiburg.
Lucke has given concert performances and made recordings on notable organs
in most European countries, the USA, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia,
and has performed at major venues such as the Vienna Festival, Royal Festival
Hall in London, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York,
Tanglewood Music Festival in Massachusetts. His numerous recordings (under
labels including Thorofon, Mitra, Carus and Coviello) have received international
Hannfried Lucke gives master classes in Europe, USA and Japan, and serves
frequently as juror at international organ competitions.