Hungarian Organist, Cantor/Organist at St Peter’s Church, Manhattan
Sunday, February 6, at 4 p.m.
Central Lutheran Church, Eugene, Oregon
Bálint Karosi earned a reputation for his expressive command of a wide range of repertoire that is guided by historical performance practice and a remarkably multi-faceted musicianship enriched by his experiences as a composer, conductor, church musician, and clarinetist. Dr. Karosi holds degrees from Yale University, the Oberlin Conservatory, the Liszt Academy and the Conservatoire de Genève. He currently serves as Director of Music at Saint Peter’s Church in New York City. www.karosi.org
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
This program, one in a series of fourteen which includes the complete works of Johann Sebastian Bach, was designed by Christoph Wolf, the noted Bach Scholar.
Præludium in C Minor, BWV 562
Chorale Preludes from Orgelbüchlein, (BWV 635-644), Festival of Pentecost
Vater unser im Himmelreich, [The Lord’s Prayer] BWV 636
Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt, [Through Adam, All Are Judged] BWV 637
Es ist das Heil uns kommen her, [Salvation Has Come to Us] BWV 638
Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, [I Call unto You, Lord Jesus Christ] BWV 639
In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr, [In You I Have Placed My Hope] BWV 640
Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, [When We Are in Deepest Need] BWV 641
Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, [If You But Suffer God to Guide You] BWV 642
Alle Menschen müssen sterben, [All People Must Die] BWV 643
Ach wie nichtig, ach wie flüchtig, [O How Futile, O How Fleeting] BWV 644
Chorale Preludes from the Neumeister Collection
Das alte Jahr vergangen ist [The Old Year Is Gone] BWV 1091
Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen, [Beloved Jesus, What Have You Done] BWV 1093
O Jesu, wie ist dein Gestalt, [O Jesu, What Is Your State] BWV 1094
Fugue in C Minor, BWV 575
Triosonate No. 3 in D Minor, BWV 527
Adagio e dolce
Wir glauben all an einen Gott, [We All Believe in One God] BWV 1098
Vater unser im Himmelreich, [The Lord’s Prayer] BWV 737
Wo soll ich fliehen hin, [Where Should I flee to] BWV 694
Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält, [The Lord Does Not Stop with Us] BWV 1128
Fantasie and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 537
Improvisation from a submitted Lutheran Chorale
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