Music at GMC

Organ Recital by Gedymin Grubba

Concert: Organ Concert
Date: 7.30pm, Saturday 19th May, 2012
Performer: Gedymin Grubba
CD available: Yes - please contact Music at GMC here

Programme

  • Praeludium and Fuga Es-major (BWV 552) - JS Bach
  • Chorale: Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist (BuxWV 208) - Dietrich Buxtehude
  • Passacaglia d-minor (BuxWV 161) - Dietrich Buxtehude
  • Trio: Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’ (BWV 664) - JS Bach
  • Praeludium h-minor (BWV 544) - JS Bach
  • Fantasia G-major (BWV 572) - JS Bach
  • Variations on the Chorale: Hilf, Herr meines Lebens - Jan Janca

Gedymin Grubba was born in 1981 in northern Poland. He is an organist, composer, conductor and artistic director. In 2006 he graduated from the Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk, where he studied organ with Roman Perucki and composition with Eugeniusz Glowski.
Since 2003 he has been the Chairman of the Promotion of Art Gabriel Fauré Foundation in Gdansk, which organizes about forty concerts a year, including The International Festival of Organ Music in the Pelplin Cathedral. Gedymin Grubba has taken part in numerous master classes in Europe (there have been 14 so far).
Since 1996 he has performed in more than fifty concerts each year in different cities all over the world and last year (2011) he celebrated the 15th anniversary of his artistic work.

For his first visit to GMC, Gedymin had planned a programme consisting predominantly of the works of Bach and Buxtehude. In his hands, these masterpieces were beautifully registered and consumately performed. A very special evening indeed and a big thank you to Gedymin for making it so memorable.

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