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Frombork | 52nd International Organ Music Festival

Fromborg 2019

52nd International Festival of Organ Music will take place in Frombork between 14 July and 4 August 2019.

The International Organ Music Festival in Frombork takes place at the Archcathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Andrew, equipped with the organ from 1683-1684, funded by Bishop Michał Radziejowski and built by Daniel Nitrowski from Gdańsk. It is one of the best organs in Poland, located in a cathedral presenting Gothic and Baroque sacred art. The festival inaugurated in 1967 is one of the oldest in Europe and it's goal is to popularize organ music. The organizers are the archcathedral parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Nicolaus Copernicus Museum, Museum of the History Monument "Frombork Cathedral Complex" and the city and commune of Frombork.

This year's festival will be attended by outstanding European musicians: organists Fabio Ciofini, Józef Serafin, Konstantin Volostnov, Mateusz Kotwica, cellist Alessandra Montani, countertenor Sławomir Bronk and Gdańsk Quartet. In their performance, we will listen to masterpieces of European organ and chamber music. The programme of the event also includes works by Polish contemporary composers. The final concert will feature, among others, Michał Sławecki's Alma Redemptoris Mater and Marian Sawa's Last Prayer.

Full programme available at: http://www.muzeum.frombork.pl/festiwal.php