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László Fassang & Gábor Boldoczki

Jul 13, 2018
Venue:National Concert Hall (No.21-1, Zhongshan S. Rd.)


As winner of the world's most prestigious organ competitions and awards, László Fassang is one of the most versatile organists of his generation. In 2000 he spent a year in Japan, where he was the resident organist of the Sapporo Concert Hall. Among his competitive triumphs stand out the 2002 Calgary Gold Medal for improvisation and the interpretation Grand Prix and the audience prize of the 2004 Chartres competition. In 2006 his accomplishments were acknowledged with the Liszt Prize and the Prima Prize.
Fassang is known for the diversity of his repertoire and for his improvisations.
As an improvising artist with exceptional abilities…As well as playing in classical chamber formations he regularly participates in world music and jazz performances.
He is the artistic director of the organ concert series at the Palace of Arts in Budapest (Müpa-Budapest).

He has been selected by composer/conducter Péter Eötvös to participate at the creation of his organ concerto, Multiversum (2017) … The premiere is going to take place in October 2017 in Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg with the Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Péter Eötvös

For this concert in Taiwan, he collaborates with virtuoso trumpeter Gábor Boldoczki in presenting a music feast covering a wide spectrum from Bach to the contemporary.

J. S. Bach (1685-1750): Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 for organ
J. B. Loeillet (1680-1730): Sonata in B flat major for trumpet and organ
G. Thalben-Ball (1896-1987): Variations on a Theme of N. Paganini for organ pedals
T. Albinoni (1671-1750): Sonata in E flat major for trumpet and organ
S. Friedman (1951- ): Fanfare from “Solus” for trumpet
G. Enescu (1881-1955): “Legend” for trumpet and organ
L. Fassang (1973- ): Improvisation on “Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her” for organ
G. F. Handel (1685-1759): Suite in D major, HWV 341