We invite musicians from near and far to share their musical talent with us every Friday during term time. All are welcome!
This Friday we look forward to welcoming Kamil Mika on organ to the Cathedral.
Fantasy in G major
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Bénédiction nuptiale, Op. 9
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Fantasy "Jasna Gora"
Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
The Sunken Cathedral - Transcription by Leon Roques
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Choral varié sur le thème du 'Veni Creator', Op. 4
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Guy Bovet (b. 1942)
Kamil Mikawas born on 1987 in Cracow. He took his master’s degree of Organ Performance on Academy of Music in Cracow under Prof. Andrzej Bialko. He continued his music studies in Hochschule für Musik in Mainz (Germany) with Prof. Gerhard Gnann. He has also attended in several organ masterclasses in Poland, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg and United States with such professors as: Olivier Latry, Daniel Roth, Harald Vogel, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Guy Bovet, Pieter van Dijk, David Titterington, Jane Parker-Smith, Philippe Delacour and Paul Jacobs.
He took First Prize on X International Organ Competition in Castellana Grotte (Italy, 2011) and Third Prize on National Competition of Organ and Chamber Music “Per Artem ad Astra” in Krasnobrod (Poland, 2007).
He played on many music festivals in Poland, Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Ukraine and Lithuania, as soloist and cameralist as well. The concerts took place at such places as: Chapel of Royal Palace in Madrid, Auditorio SONY in Madrid, Philharmonia of Uzghorod, Cathedral of Barcelona, Cathedral of Salamanca, Cathedral of Cagliari, St. Peter’s Church in Vienna, St. Jean-Baptiste’s Church in Chaource, St. Teresa’s of Avila Church in Budapest. Together with Orchestra of Uzghorod Philharmonicand conductor Victoria Savlyavchyk-Tsanko he performed Surzyński’sOrgan Concerto G-minor Op. 35at Uzghorod Philharmonia on Ukraine. In 2013 he recorded for a CD – Project Spanische Barockorgel an der Hochschule für Musik Mainzon a new spanish organ by Joaquín Lois Cabello from Castile.
His repertoire concentrates on music of all epocs, especially Bach, Franck, Duruflé and many polish composers. One of points of his research is Impressionism in french organ music. He is a member of the old music trio ensemble Amarcord. He also co-operates with vocal ensemble Cracow Singers.
Lunchtime recital admission is free and there is a collection during the recital.