We have the pleasure of inviting you to a concert with the series of XXIII Cathedral Organ Concerts:
Bogdan Narloch / Koszalin
July 13th, 2018, 7:15 PM
Assumption BVM Archcathedral Basilica in Białystok
tickets: 10 PLN, available at the cathedral before the concert
- J. S. Bach (1685-1750): Fantazja i fuga g-moll BWV 542
- M. Surzyński (1866-1924): Chant triste z op. 36
- M. Reger (1873-1916): Introdukcja i passacaglia d-moll
- A. Hollins (1865–1942): Morceau de Concert
- M. Sawa (1937-2005): Sekwens
Bogdan Narloch graduated from Prof. Leon Bator’s pipe organ class at the Music Academy in Gdańsk, Poland. He took part in many courses on interpretation of the organ music, such as Milan Šlechta’s course in Prague or Guy Bovet’s and U. Spang-Hansen’s ones. He is the director of the International Organ Festival in Koszalin, Poland. From 1995 to 2014, in cooperation with Prof. Marek Toporowski, he was organising Nationwide Courses of Organ Music Interpretation under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of Poland. The courses were led by many outstanding European organists. He is a professor at the Academy of Art in Szczecin, he also leads the class of pipe organ at the State School of Music in Koszalin. As an active artist, he performs solo recitals, chamber music as well as concerts with the orchestra. He toured both in Poland and abroad, in countries such as Israel, Brazil, Uruguay, and Taiwan.
His achievements include a number of album recordings, for example pieces on historical organs and organ music of Pomerania. Aside from his didactic and artistic activity, he also deals with organ architecture and works together with the Department of Protection and Conservation of Antiques.