Organ Recital: Elmo Cosentini

Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 5:30pm

Guest organist Elmo Consentini from Vienna, Austria, plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.

Please note that the recital will begin immediately following the service.




Allegro und Andante in f für eine Orgelwalze, KV 608
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Kanon in As-Dur, op. 56 N° 4
Skizze in Des-Dur, op. 58 N° 4

Robert Schumann (1810–1856)

Der 94ste Psalm· Sonate für die Orgel
Julius Reubke (1834–1858)

About Elmo Cosentini

Viennese born Elmo Cosentini received his musical education at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Wien (today’s University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna), studying organ with Peter Planyavsky, piano, orchestral conducting, composition, church music, finishing as Master of Arts.

He actively participated in master classes (Michel Chapuis, Xavier Darasse, Ton Koopman, Ewald Kooiman) and performed as pianist and organist in Europe, the USA, South Africa, China, Australia and New Zealand. Elmo Cosentini played together with renown orchestras: Vienna Philharmonic, Viennese Symphonic, Tonkünstler Orchestra, amongst many others, premiered contemporary works, recorded CDs and played within live broadcasts for TV and radio as well as organ inaugurations. While employed as conductor at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt, he conducted operas and symphonic music.

Elmo Cosentini held lectures, master classes and workshops at universities and conventions (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Scots’ Church in Melbourne, National Convention of the American Guild of Organists) and teaches at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna where he earned his doctor's degree for his dissertation on Rachmaninoff's music. He is organist at St. Augustin in Vienna, a church with great music tradition.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • October 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm