26 - 08 - 2022 (Friday) H. 20:15


Will perform:

Michael Unger - organ /Canada/



Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722)
Toccata in A

Johann Peter Kellner (1705-1772)
Herzlich tut mich verlangen
Was Gott tut das ist wohlgetan

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata No. 4 in E Minor, BWV 528
I. Adagio-Vivace
II. Andante
III. Un poco Allegro

Rachel Laurin (*1961)
From Douze Courtes Pièces pour orgue (Twelve Short Pieces for organ), Op. 43

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
from Studien für den Pedal-Flugel, Op. 56
Nicht zu schnell

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Sonata No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 65, No. 4
I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante religioso
III. Allegretto
IV. Allegro maestoso e vivace


Canadian organist and harpsichordist MICHAEL UNGER is Associate Professor of Organ and Harpsichord at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, USA. A multiple award-winning performer, he appears frequently as a soloist and chamber musician in North America, Europe, Japan and South Korea. He is a First Prize winner of the International Organ Competition Musashino-Tokyo, a First Prize and Audience Prize winner of the National Young Artists’ Competition of the American Guild of Organists (NYACOP), and a Second Prize and Audience Award winner of the International Schnitger Organ Competition on the historic organs of Alkmaar, the Netherlands. Recent solo recitals include Seoul’s Sejong Center, Internationale Orgelwoche Nürnberg – Musica Sacra, Colorado State University Pipe Organ Week, Suhler Orgelsommer, and numerous other international and regional recital series. He received favorable international reviews for his debut solo organ recordings under the Naxos and Pro Organo labels, and his performances have been broadcast on North American and European radio. He holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts with Performers’ Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, where he was a student and teaching assistant of David Higgs and William Porter, and is also a Gold Medal graduate of the University of Western Ontario.