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Galway Cathedral Recitals

Lisa Hummel, organ

Lisa Hummel, organ (Germany)
Admission €15; concessions €10
Biographies

Lisa Hummel, born in 1992 in Laupheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, received her first organ lessons at the age of seven. She is currently studying church music and school music at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg with Martin Schmeding (organ), Mathias Trapp (piano), Andreas Winnen and Steffen Schreyer (conducting). She has attended masterclasses with Martin Schmeding, Gerhard Weinberger, Matthias Maierhofer, Janette Fishell, Lorenzo Ghielmi and Jaroslav Tůma. Having won several prizes at the German national youth competition (“Jugend musiziert”), she was a prizewinner at the international organ competitions in Wiesbaden, St Petersburg and Korschenbroich. In 2014, she was awarded joint first prize at the Pipeworks International Organ Competition in Dublin. In 2013 she was awarded a scholarship from Cusanuswerk, the German Catholic fund. She currently works as a church musician in St Ulrich, Germany, and conducts the choir of Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg.

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Toccata & fugue in F, BWV 540

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

from Sonata in G, op. 28:

Allegro maestoso

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

from l’Ascension:

Alléluias sereins d'une âme qui désire le ciel

Transports de joie d'une âme devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Prélude & fugue on the name of Alain, op. 7

Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

from Pièces de fantaisie, op. 53:

Toccata

Max Reger (1873-1916)

Fantasie & fugue, op. 135b