Jean Langlais

1907 - 2007


Here are the some of the main festivals, concerts, seminars, master classes, etc., organized monthly throughout 2007:
Janv  Fev  Mars  Avril  Mai  Juin  Juillet  Août  Sept  Oct  Nov  Déc  
2007/02/04 - 16:00
Dedication Recital: Homage to LANGLAIS:JD.CHRISTIE
The Church of Our Lady of the Atonement, San Antonio, TX
Dedication Recital celebrating the installation of the Casavant organ (op.2016) featuring James David CHRISTIE assisted by students from the Atonement Academy in an Homage to Jean LANGLAIS, in observance of centenary of his birth : american premiere of "Messe d'Escalquens", motets for 2 equal voices and organ, solo organ pieces (Incantation pour un Jour Saint, Chant de paix, Acclamations Carolingiennes) and an Elegie composed in 2006 by James David CHRISTIE, dedicated to the memory of Jean Langlais
Other composers played : Buxtehude, Reincken, Bach, Tournemire.
2007/02/09 - 20:00
Oberlin College : Guest recital ML. Langlais
First Church, Oberlin (Ohio, USA)
Programme in the honor of Jean Langlais by Marie-Louise LANGLAIs, organ, Lorraine MANZ, mezzo-soprano (Missa in Simplicitate)and Michel DEBOST,flûte (Trois Oraisons pour flûte, soprano et orgue)at Oberlin University
2007/02/10 - 12:00
14Oth "Angelus-Matinée", Gereon KRAHFORST,organ
Paderborn Cathedral (Germany)
Gereon KRAHFORST, domorganist, plays Jean LANGLAIS Suite Médiévale (Prelude, Tiento, Improvisation, Communion, Acclamations carolingiennes) in honour of Jean LANGLAIS centennial.
2007/02/11 - 19:30
Langlais Fest : Marie-Louise LANGLAIS, organ
St Andrew Church, Wellesley College (Boston, Mass)
Homage to Jean Langlais organized by the Boston AGO, with a concert (organ, mezzo and organ, flute, mezzo and organ), with Marion DRY, contralto and Seta Der Hohannesian, flûte, plus a class and a conference on Jean Langlais by Marie-Louise Langlais, organ.
2007/02/15 - 19:00
église Saint-Samson de La Fontenelle (France)
On february 15, 2007, one century after Jean Langlais birthday, the native village of Langlais, La Fontenelle, will host the ceremony of "complies" with the participation of two choirs, The Villagers Voices (local)and the Wingrave Singers (GB)
2007/02/15 - 20:00
Concert-homage by the french army choir
Eglise Saint-Louis des Invalides, Paris, France
For Jean Langlais centenary celebration, the french "Choeur de l'Armée Française, will present in the first part of his programme an Homage to Langlais at the Paris Cathedral Saint-Louis des Invalides. The Choir, directed by Pascale JEANDROZ, will perform Langlais "Salve Regina Mass", and three motets : "Tu es Petrus", "Oremus pro Pontifice" and "O Salutaris".
2007/02/15 - 20:00
Organ Recital by Marie-Louise LANGLAIS
Princeton University Chapel, Princeton, NJ, USA
Princeton Université Chapel will host the french organist Marie-Louise Langlais on february 15, 2007, for an organ recital in celebration of the centenary of the birth of her late husband, the composer Jean Langlais. The programme will consist in french organ music, César Franck and Charles Tournemire, Langlais predecessors at the organ of the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde in Paris, and of course, a large part will be given to Jean Langlais works.
2007/02/15 - 20:00
Laurenskerk, Rotterdam (nl), 20:00
For the anniversary of Jean Langlais's centenary birthday, his former pupils Naji HAKIM and Marie-Bernadette DUFOURCET-HAKIM will play a recital entierely dedicated to the memory of their master, with Langlais organ solo works, Dufourcet "Vent oblique" and Hakim "Mariales" dedicated to Langlais, and pieces for 2 organists : "Double Fantaisie" and "Trois Esquisses Gothiques" for 2 organs, concluding with an improvisation
2007/02/16 - 20:00
Jean LANGLAIS centennial
Duquesne University Sacred Music Programme, Pittsburgh, Pa
Programmes to honour Jean LANGLAIS centennial on Duquesne campus and in major Pittsburgh churches, betwwen february 16 and 21, organized by Ann LABOUNSKY, offering performances, pedagogy, masterclasses, under the guidance of american former pupils of Jean LANGLAIS as Ann LABOUNSKY, Robert Sutherland LORD or Susan FERRE.
2007/02/17 - 14:00
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New-York City
The French Organ Music Seminar/Langlais organ competition was held at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New-York City, in honour of the centenary of Langlais's birth.
The finalists played works by Franck and Langlais. The competition was open to organists ages 15-25 and judged anonymously by Marie-Louise Langlais, Terence Flanagan and Arthur Lawrence.
The first-place winner was Samuel GASKIN(Beaumont, Tx), a 15 year-old student of Christina Harmon and Jerome Wells; second place to John ALEXANDER (Greensboro, NC), and two third place winners : Adam BRAKEL (Pittsburgh, Pa) and Joseph ARNDT (Westminster Choir College).
As the first-place winner, Mr GASKIN played in Marie-Louise Langlais's master-class held at Brick Presbyterian Church during the New-York City AGO Chapter's annual Presidents'Day Conference.
2007/02/18 - 20:00
President's Day Conference : Recital ML.LANGLAIS
Brick Presbyterian Church, New-York (NY, USA)
For the AGO "President's Day", organ recital by Marie-Louise LANGLAIS, dedicated mostly to the works of Jean Langlais, with, among others, the "Missa in Simplicitate" for mezzo (Abigail FISCHER) and organ, and the "Trois Oraisons" for flute (Jesse SCHIFFMAN), voice and organ. On febr.19, Masterclass and conference with presentation of a DVD on Jean Langlais
2007/02/25 - 20:00
Hommage à Jean Langlais, by Naji HAKIM
St Peter und Paul, Ratingen (Germany)
Naji HAKIM pays homage to Jean Langlais in playing works by the composers of Ste -Clotilde (Franck-Tournemire-Langlais),among them Langlais "Trois Paraphrases Grégoriennes", and, in world premiere, his own "Hommage à Jean Langlais"
2007/02/26 - 10:00