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V International Organ Assembly

24.01.2019
Dear organists and organ music lovers! The Immanuel Kant Cathedral in Kaliningrad and the Organ Organ Community invite you to take part in the V International Organ Assemblies (Summer Academy), which will be held from 6 to 13 July 2019.


The program of the Assemblies includes: master classes and concerts of famous European organists - teachers of the Assemblies Andreas Ziling (Germany) and Ervan Le Prado (France), concerts of the participants, communication with colleagues from different cities and countries, familiarity with the Kaliningrad region and its attractions.

The master classes will be held at the largest organ complex in Russia (two instruments of the company “Alexander Schuke Potsdam Orgelbau GmbH”) in the Cathedral and also in the Catholic church of St. Adalbert on the historic organ of 1906.

In the Assemblies, you can take part in one of the following ways: - as an active participant (lessons with teachers, attendance at concerts, the opportunity to perform at the final concert of participants, participation in excursions) - or as a listener (attendance at an audience at master classes and concerts, and also participation in excursions).

The number of active participants is limited. In the case of receipt of too many applications of active participants, the priority is given to students and post-graduate students of musical universities in the specialty Organ.

Organizers are ready to help: - book a hotel; - issue an invitation for a visa, - organize a sightseeing program

Participants independently pay for travel to Kaliningrad and back, internal transfer, room and board, excursions.

The cost of participation in the Assemblies: 90 euros - for active participants (participants from Russia and CIS countries - 5,000 rubles) 45 euros - for listeners (participants from Russia and CIS countries - 2500 rubles) Contribution in rubles (for participants from Russia and the CIS countries) should be transferred to the account of the Cathedral after receiving confirmation from the organizers of participation in the Assemblies. Contributions in euros (for foreign participants) are paid on arrival at the Assembly in rubles at the official exchange rate on the first day of the Assemblies.

Applications of the established form (attached) are accepted until May 31, 2019 at the email address <soborkaliningrad@mail.ru>.

The program of master classes:

Professor Erwan Le Prado (France) French organ music: - ancient French music (Grigny, Couperin, Marchand, Clérambault) - romantic symphonic (Franck, Vierne, Widor) Professor Andreas Zeeling (Germany) I.S. Bach - articulation, rhetoric, jewelry and other aspects of interpretation.

application for participation

Schedule of the V organ assemblies