‘Iveta Apkalna’

1 June'24
- 20:00

Latvian organist Iveta Apkalna is one of the most sought-after and exciting organists in the world. Since she was appointed the titular organist of the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg in 2017, you cannot ignore her in the organ landscape. She always tries to create a dialogue between old and new in her recitals. A few years ago, she impressed audiences with her recitals between Bach’s counterpoint and Glass’s minimal music; now, she encircles some of Bach’s masterpieces with contemporary works by her compatriot Pēteris Vasks, whose Hymnus was dedicated to Apkalna.

Iveta Apkalna
Peteris Vasks

Te Deum

Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata, Adagio und Fugue in C, BWV 564

Johannes Brahms

"Herzlich tut mich erfreuen" (11 Choral Preludes, op. posth. 122/4)

Johannes Brahms

"Schmücke Dich, o liebe Seele" (11 Choral Preludes, op. posth. 122/5)

Johann Sebastian Bach

Ricercare a 6 (Musikalisches Opfer, BWV 1079)

Johannes Brahms

"Herzlich tut mich verlangen" (11 Choral Preludes, op. posth. 122/10)

Johannes Brahms

"O Welt, ich muβ dich lassen" (11 Choral Preludes, op. posth. 122/11)

Peteris Vasks

Hymnus (dedicated to Iveta Apkalna)

Practical information


Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula

Parvis Sainte-Gudule 1000 Brussels



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< 30 year

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Card : Preferential Reimbursement / EU Disability

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