24 July, 9pm
Ascension Church, Cadenabbia
ENNIO COMINETTI (ORGAN)
PROGRAM: ROMANTIC MUSIC FOR ORGAN
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847): Preludio e fuga in sol magg., op. 37 n. 2
Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Fuga su B.A.C.H. op. 60 n. 3
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): O Gott, du Frommer Gott, op. 122 n. 7
Theodore Dubois (1837-1924): Toccata
César Franck (1822-1890): Prélude, fugue et variation op. 18
Léon Boëllmann: Suite Gothique op. 25 (Introduction-Choral, Menuet gothique, Prière à Notre Dame, Toccata)
ENNIO COMINETTI (ORGAN)
Ennio Cominetti, italian musician. Organist, choir and orchestra director, he plays all around the world. He played as soloist and director, with more than one thousand concerts, in the most important cathedral and in some of the most famous theatres of Europe, North, Centre and South America, Middle East, Africa: St. Paul Cathedral in London, Notre Dame in Paris, Charlottenburg’s Castle Berlin’s Dome and Kaiser-Wilhelm Gedektniskirche, Tallin’s Cathedral, Warsaw’s Cathedral, Philharmonic theatre in Petersburg, St. Thomas Chuch in New York, Indianapolis’s Cathedral, Berkley-University in San Francisco, Guadalajara’s Cathedral, Mormon University and Christian Protestant Church in Jerusalem, Basilica of Notre Dame d’Afrique in Algeri, and so on. Capitals and Festival are numberless, too: Rome, Milan, Florence, Venice, Naples, Bari, Palermo, Munich, Colon, Hamburg, Hannover, Dortmund, Darmstadt, Aachen, Bonn, Salzburg, Copenaghen, Stockholm, Uppsala, Cristiansand, Helsinki, Dublin, Buenos Aires, Rosario, La Plata, Montevideo, Montreal, Cleveland, Indianapolis and also Festival of Aaland, Le Havre, Carcassonne, Avignon, Auxerre, Saint-Tropez, Bruges, Maastricht, Linz, Bratislava, Heidelberg, Trier, Ulm, Ingolstadt, Kiel, Lubecca, Danzica, Weimar, Mülhausen, Olmutz, Danzica, Lublin, Kielce, Cracovia an much more.
His activity in holy music and organ subject, made him the promoter of festival and reviews even in the very little villages where he lives, rich of beautiful historic instruments. In the “International Organ Circuit”, created and directed by Ennio Cominetti, with about 80 concerts every years, are improved some of the most important organs of the North of Italy.
Ennio Cominetti has record CD, realize video, write articles for Italian and European musical magazine, to lecture and master class.
He has held organ Austria and Switzerland and has sat on juries in organ-playing, composition and chamber music competitions at the national level. He is artistic director of the Orchestra Cemristica Lombarda, of the Vocal Ensmeble “Soli Deo Gloria”.
He is also artistic director of EurArte, publishing house.