Corona Virus Measures: St. Mary's will be opened daily from 11.45 AM to 1 PM only. At 12 AM, there will be Noon Prayer, where the organ will be played. No sale of souvenirs etc.
Every pipe organ is a huge machine, too...
Even if the real big name is missing – some organists of St. Mary’s published works in print
The impressive baroque facade of St. Mary's organ was completed in 1770 by Rostock organ builder Paul Schmidt.
The first record of an organ in St. Mary's dates back to 1452
St. Mary's is the main church of Rostock. It dates back at least to the year 1232.