51st Merseburg Organ Days

Date

Date

11 Sep 2021 - 19 Sep 2021
Hour

Time

All day long
Location

Location

Merseburg Cathedral
Costs

Cost

see: individual events

"Geweiht für die Ewigkeit"
The Gregorian Chant - a companion through 1,000 years

This year's Organ Days stand under the motto of Merseburg Cathedral's 1000th consecration anniversary in 2021. In numerous concerts unparalleled organists, orchestras, choirs and vocal ensembles take you through 1,000 years of music history.

Program 2021

11 September | 7 p.m.
Opening concert "1000 Jahre Musik"

12. September | 09.30 Uhr
Celebratory service with cathedral chapter

12 September | 7 p.m.
The big evening concert "Messias" I

13 September | 9 a.m.
Musical opening of the cathedral

13 September | 12 noon
Noon concert

13 September | 7 p.m.
Das große Abendkonzert „Vom Gregorianischen Choral zur Notre Dame Schule und der Frührenaissance“

14 September | 9 a.m.
Musical opening of the cathedral

14 September | 12 noon
Noon concert

14 September | 7 p.m.
The big evening concert "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" - organ concert about Martin Luther's songs

14. September | 21.30 Uhr
"Leipziger Disputation" - Martin Luther and Johannes Eck
Antoine Brumel - Missa "Et ecce terrae motus"
and pieces by Johann Walter, Michael Praetorius, Nicolas Gombert and more

15 September | 9 a.m.
Musical opening of the cathedral

15 September | 12 noon
Noon concert

15 September | 7 p.m.
Organ concert - Baroque organ music

15. September | 21.00 Uhr
Michael Praetorius - his 400th birthday and 350th death day anniversary
"Geistliche Musik zwischen Reformation und Dreißigjährigem Krieg"

16 September | 9 a.m.
Musical opening of the cathedral

16 September | 12 noon
Noon concert

16 September | 7 p.m.
The big evening concert I
"Musik in der Residenzstadt der Herzöge von Sachsen-Merseburg"

16. September | 21.00 Uhr
The big evening concert II
„Musik in der Hauptstadt des preußischen Regierungsbezirkes Merseburg“

17 September | 9 a.m.
Musical opening of the cathedral

17 September | 12 noon
Noon concert

17 September | 7 p.m.
The big evening concert
Symphony concert in commemoration of the 100th death anniversary of Camille Saint-Saëns
and the 50th death anniversary of Marcel Dupre

17. September | 21.30 Uhr
Meditation in the cathedral "Unio Mystica"

18 September | 9 a.m.
Musical opening of the cathedral

18 September | 4 p.m.
"Vier Hände, schnelle Füsse und viele große und kleine Tiere"
Malte Arkona präsentiert Saint-Saëns: Karneval der Tiere

18 September | 7 p.m.
„In terra pax“ Die große Musiknacht Teil I

18. September | 21.00 Uhr
„In terra pax“ Die große Musiknacht Teil II

18. September | 22.30 Uhr
„In terra pax“ Die große Musiknacht Teil III

19 September | 10 a.m.
Celebratory service of the Merseburg parish

19 September | 7 p.m.
Final concert "Messias" II
Franz Liszt: "Christus"
Oratorio after texts from the Holy Scripture and the catholic liturgy for soloists, choir, orchestra and organ

More information about the progran can be found here.

Total ticket: 175.00 € (incl. all concerts and admission to cathedral and cathedral treasure)

The tickets (anniversary or single-concert-tickets) can be obtained via Tourist-Information Merseburg (+49 (0) 2461/214170) and all Reservix-ticket-offices.


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