Dubois organ in Wissembourg – Vespers continued in 2016

For the fifth summer, organ vespers take place each sunday at 5 PM at the Dubois organ of 1766 (yes, we celebrate its 250th birthday this year) in Wissembourg. Some of the concerts start an hour earlier, like the one last sunday with 2 organ players and a percussionist. Until now, all of this years […]

Vespers 2015 are past

Today the last concert of this year’s vesper series on the Dubois organ at Wissembourg took place. A gregorian choir and two organ players, Denise Becker and Heinrich Grimm, provided pieces of François Couperin, Henri Dumont et Nicolas de Grigny. This was the fourth season of organ vespers at Wissembourg. I’d like to express my […]

Vespers continued August 4 2013

Today Quentin Guerillot played the following pieces: Jean Adam Guilain (ca. 1680-1739) – Suite du 2ème ton Prélude Tierce en taille Duo Basse de trompette Trio de flûtes Dialogue Petit Plein-Jeu Claude Bénigne Balbastre (1727-1799) Prélude et fugue Charles Tournemire (1870-1939) – Suite évocatrice Grave Tierce en taille et récit de cromorne Flûte d’écho Jeu […]

Vespers continued July 28 2013

Today Marc Huck (organ), Caroline Huck-Hiebel (organ), and Eric Hiebel (trumpet) played the following pieces: Jacques Boyvin (ca. 1649-1706) – Prélude du 5ème ton Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) – Extraits de Musique Héroique ou 12 marches pour violon ou flûte et clavier – Marche N° 2 – La Grâce Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) – Extraits […]

Vespers continued July 21 2013

Today Lydia Schimmer played the following pieces on the Dubois organ: Georg Muffat (1653-1704) – Apparatus musico organisticus – Toccata undecima Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) – Toccata Seconda Heinrich Scheidemann (1596-1663) – Dic nobis Maria Johann Jakob Froberger (1616-1667) – Partita »Auff die Mayerin« Georg Böhm (1661-1733) – Vater unser im Himmelreich Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703) […]

Vespers continued July 7 2013

Today Thomas Kientz played the following pieces on the Dubois organ: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Clavierübung Teil III – Präludium und Fuge Es-Dur (BWV 552) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 737) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 762) Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703) – A solis […]

Vespers continued 2013

This year the vespers at Wissembourg are continued. Today Heinrich Grimm played the following pieces: Jean-Nicolas Geoffroy (1633-1694) – Offerte en fanfare Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Partite diverse sopra il Corale O Gott, du frommer Gott (BWV 767) – 9 variations Jacques Boyvin (1653-1706) – Extrait de la suite du premier ton – Tierce […]

Vespers 2012 are past

»Les vesperales de l’orgue Dubois en Wissembourg« are now past. Today Christoph Keggenhoff used the occassion of the last concert of this series to demonstrate the different shades of the instrument’s timbres. I enjoyed every single minute, as I did the 19 concerts before. Thanks to all who helped to make this happen. Next sunday […]

Lydia Schimmer at the Dubois organ

Today’s menu contained a couple of pieces she played exactly six years ago, plus a couple of others. I was exited by two pieces I’m also working on, which is the Passacaglia of Buxtehude and the pièce of Böhm. Surprisingly, she used a Diapason 8 for the solo voice in the latter pièce instead of […]

Les Vespérales 2018

Yesterday the program of this year’s vespers, which is the 7th season BTW, was published. Once again we’ll travel to Wissembourg each sunday to listen to the outstanding sound of the Dubois organ. Thanks to all involved in the organisation of the events.

Les Vespérales 2017

Today the program of this year’s vespers was published. And again I’ll travel to Wissembourg each sunday to listen to the outstanding sound of the Dubois organ. Thanks to all involved in the organisation of the events.

A summer full of organ music

On sunday the 2014-09-14 the last Vesperale of this year’s season took place in Wissembourg, performed by Pascal Reber. It was the 50th Vesperale since the inauguration of the Dubois organ. We heard rumors of people involved that there are plans to continue next year. I’ve attended each of the 50 Vespers (and the other […]

Abbatiale Sts Pierre et Paul à Wissembourg – Antonio Salieri – Requiem en Do mineur

Liebhaber klassischer Musik konnten heute um drei Uhr in der katholischen Stiftskirche St. Peter und Paul in Wissembourg das Requiem in C-Moll von Antonio Salieri (1750-1825) genießen. Die Organisation dürfte ein kleiner Kraftakt gewesen sein. Beteiligt waren der Projektchor der Regierungspräsidiums Karlsruhe und der Landkreise Karlsruhe und Rhein-Neckar, die Vokalsolisten Lydia Leitner, Rosemara Ribeiro, Jason […]