January 2020: Works for laser-scanning of the organ, the organ loft, the duke’s chair and all surroundings have commenced. Severial visualisations of the organ and a 3D-model of the organ’s framework shall be generated.
A second meeting of the restoration’s advisory board was held on Oct 14. Read more>
Just weeks before, the baroque windchests were examinated. Read more>
“Unmögliche Orgelkonzerte/Impossible Organ Concerts”, Nr. 1
The bad state of the organ does not really allow for concerts, but there shall be occasional “impossible organ concerts” to keep up the fascination of organ music in live performance. The series started with Olivier Messiaen’s “Nativité du Seigneur” on Jan 11, 2020.
On Nov 9th, the organ was played within a chamber choir programme with Kurt Hessenberg’s chorale fantasy on “Sonne der Gerechtigkeit”. Mostly the 1938 pipework was used, which gave nice effect.
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