Online Concert: 2020/05/08 - USA - Washington D.C., National City Christian Church
Link to the online concert - here.
MUSIC AT MIDDAY VIRTUAL CONCERT
National City Christian Church
Friday, May 8, 2020
Michał Szostak, Organist
Music at Midday is proud to be presenting twice-weekly virtual concerts, today featuring Polish organist Michał Szostak in a program of works performed in a live recital on March 1, 2020, at the Church of Saint-Eustache in Paris. We are deeply grateful to the wonderful musicians who have contributed recordings of their performances to make possible these virtual concerts.
Instructions: Make sure that the volume on your computer is turned on, then click below the title of each piece to listen.
Arabesque, Op. 31, No. 15 – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Michał Szostak studied organ playing and improvisation at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, Poland, and at the Pontificio Istituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra in Milan, Italy. In February 2019, he obtained an academic degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, in the class of Andrzej Chorosiński. He regularly participates in master classes on organ works and liturgical music. He has performed in Europe, North America and Africa: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Nigeria, Poland, Ukraine, and the USA. His articles have appeared in Britain’s “The Organ”, and America’s “The Diapason” and “The Vox Humana”. Since 2013 he has been a member of The Royal College of Organists, England.
We are delighted that Dr. Szostak will be performing a live concert at National City Christian Church on September 11, 2020.