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Recital--Organ Solo
Cathédrale (Bordeaux, France)
Loïc Georgeault

Oeuvres de Mendelssohn, Karg-Elert, Franck, Langlais.

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Recital--Organ Solo
Cathédrale St. André (Bordeaux, France)
Giorgio Parolini

Music by German, Franck, Messiaen, Alain, Rogg, Reger, Vierne

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Recital--Organ Solo
Eglise Saint Louis (Bordeaux, France)
Etienne Walhain

Transcription de Jean Guillou, Moussorgsky, Franz Liszt

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Bordeaux, France
Marie-Claire Alain, Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet, Jose-Luis Gonzalez Uriol, Robert Bates, Margaret Phillips, Jürgen Essl, Francois Espinasse, Wijnand van de Pol, Francois Delor, Jean Ferrard, Michel Chapuis

Concerts on the magnificent Dom Bedos Organ of Sainte-Croix in Bordeaux, Conferences(English Translation) on European organ music 18th century, organbuilding in time of Dom Bedos,Present restoration, Vineyard visit, Official Receptions

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Bordeaux, France
- 2004-05-28

Dom François Bedos de Celles (1709-1779) occupies a special place in the organ building history in France and Europe in the Classical period. Indeed, a Benedictine monk of the congregation of St Maur, he devoted all his life to building, repairing, and designing organs of his time. In a period when human knowledge was systematically being evaluated, he wrote an epitome concentrating all that an organ builder should know about his art. This epitome gave him the universal fame he has in the organ building milieu and is still valid today. In 1997, the restoration of the organ of Sainte-Croix in Bordeaux revealed to us that this brilliant theorist was also an immensely talented practitioner. The Congress that will take place in May 2004 wishes to present a balance on the biography of the organ builder monk, and shed new light on his life in Bordeaux and on his numerous travels in the French realm. Both a musical and organologic event, this congress will feature some of the main specialists on classical organ from France and many other countries. It will consider the contribution of L’Art du Facteur d’Orgue in recent restoration practices. Finally, echoing the project already present in Dom Bedos’ treatise of the 18th century, the congressists will ask themselves about the future of the king of the instruments and its uses at the beginning of the 21st century. This congress is organized by Dr. Naji Hakim and Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet...

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Organ Academy
Orgue Dom Bedos, de l'église Ste-Croix (Bordeaux, France)
Michel Chapuis
- 2000-09-22

Professeur : Michel Chapuis. (La Musique des contemporains de Dom Bedos).

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