Welcome to our Festival!
In our current project Orgelfrühling Steiermark 2020.2021.transformations we present various streamings, productions, compositions, information and impressions from the Organ Spring Festival Orgelfrühling Steiermark, its venues and artists – not just throughout spring but until the end of the year.
News and the latest projects can always be found right here on the home page as well.
Most contributions will remain online for 14 days afterwards, even if you don't see them on the start page anymore. You can always find the complete list in our online schedule.
Christian Barthen I
In 2019, Christian Barthen played a concert in the Hundertwasser Church in Bärnbach at the Orgelfrühling Steiermark festival. As part of the project Orgelfrühling Steiermark 2020.2021.transformationen we are looking forward to two short concerts by the artist in October and November, starting with a work by Marcel Dupré on October 10.
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
from: Symphony No. 2 op. 26 (1929)
The video remains online until Oct. 24.
We recommend watching the video on a desktop/laptop in case there are problems with playback on a smartphone/tablet.
If the video quality is momentarily not satisfactory, this may be due to a temporary overload of our server. In this case, we ask you to come back a few hours later: thank you very much!
Opening of the Off-Season
SJ Hanke – Artist Portrait
In October we have started the off-season of the festival: For the first time ever – "Orgelfrühling Steiermark" will remain present throughout autumn and winter!
The kick-off was an Artist Portrait on October 5, presenting the young composer SJ Hanke and his work. Hanke, who has recently been awarded the Hindemith Prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, was commissioned to write a new composition for organ as part of the present project.
You can watch / listen to the feature within four weeks. It includes the festival's interview with Hanke about his work, a video of his new composition for saxophone ensemble performed by Lutz Koppetsch and students from the Würzburg Musikhochschule, and an NDR concert recording of the Hindemith Prize Winner Concert from the 2021 Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival.