Organ Artist Series Concert, featuring Wolfgang Rübsam
Acclaimed organ virtuoso and composer Wolfgang Rübsam performs Bach, Reger, and his own compositions in recital on the Gabriel Kney tracker pipe organ in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Date & Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas
Wolfgang Rübsam studied under Helmut Walcha and Marie-Claire Alain, and in the United States with Robert T. Anderson. Upon winning the 1973 Grand Prix de Chartres in Interpretation, he became professor of Church Music and Organ at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. During this 23-year tenure, he also served as university organist of the University of Chicago at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. Wolfgang Rübsam is internationally known through over a hundred highly acclaimed recordings of organ repertoire from the baroque and romantic periods, as well as his Naxos Bach recordings on the modern piano. He gives frequent recitals and master classes in the United States and Europe and has served on the juries of the most prestigious international competitions. Wolfgang Rübsam has lived in the United States since his retirement from teaching in 2011 and is a regular composer for Schott Music International.
Co-sponsored by the 2015 Sacred Arts Festival