Organ Concert by Philip Christ Friday May 2 at 8 p.m.

German organist Philip Christ will give an organ concert this Friday at First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley St.
Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students & seniors

Nikolaus Bruhns:                                                   Praeludium in G-Dur

(1665 – 1697)

Abraham van den Kerckhoven:                   Fantasie in d

(ca. 1618 – 1701)

Dieterich Buxtehude:                                        Toccata in d, BuxWV 155

(1637 – 1707)

Johann Gottfried Müthel:                               Fantasie in F-Dur

(1728 – 1788)

Philipp Christ                                                           Glocken

(*1979)

Georg Böhm                                                              Vater unser im Himmelreich

(1661 – 1733)

                                                            Partita: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele

Johann Sebastian Bach                                                      Praeludium und Fuge

E-Dur (in C) BWV 566

Philipp Christ (*1979 in Wiesbaden) studied piano, churchmusic and organ at the Musikhochschule Lübeck 2000 – 2008 with Prof. Hartmut Rohmeyer and Prof. Arvid Gast.

In 2003 he studied at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Prof. Jacques van Oortmerssen.

In 2011 he finished his organ studies with Prof. Wolfgang Zerer in Hamburg with highest degree .

He participated in numerous masterclasses with Harald Vogel, Edoardo Bellotti, Michael Radulescu, Ton Koopman, Naji Hakim and Bill Porter among others.

In 2006 he won the 1st price at Orgelconcours Leiden (NL), in 2007 Förderpreis Buxtehude Wettbewerb Lübeck and 3rd price Organcompetition Kazan.

2007 – 2009 he was assistant-organist at the three historic organs of St. Jakobi Lübeck.

Since 2010 he is organist at Hauptkirche and Kreuzkirche Suhl (Eilert-Köhler-Orgel 1738 -1740)

In 2012  he recorded  a CD with “Bach & Böhm” at Eilert-Köhler-Orgel, Suhl. 2014 Philipp will play recitals at historic organs in Thüringen, in the USA and Japan.

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