Organ Recital

Organ Recital: Stefan Donner

Sunday, November 4, 2018 | 5:15pm

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





Fantasia, from Sonata A Major, op. 188
Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Dédicace, from Pièces de Fantaisie, 3e Suite, op. 54
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Prelude and Fugue E flat Major, BWV 552
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude and Fugue in G Major (1928)
Franz Schmidt (1874-1939)

Finale, from Sonata A Major, op. 188
Joseph Rheinberger

About Stefan Donner

Stefan Donner (b. 1987) began his training at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where he studied organ with Peter Planyavsky and Martin Haselböck and piano with Antoinette Van Zabner. He earned degrees in organ and piano and a Master’s degree in organ performance from the Conservatory of Amsterdam (2013) in the studio of Jacques van Oortmerssen. In addition to his studies, Stefan has also participated in organ masterclasses with James David Christie, Alexander Fiseisky, Hans Davidsson and Olivier Latry.

Stefan is the recipient of various awards including first place in the 2008 “Daniel Herz“ Organ Competition (Italy), first place in the 2010 “Franz Schmidt“ Organ Competition (Austria), and third place in the prestigious 2011 “Dublin International Organ Competition“ (Ireland). He received a 2014-15 Fulbright grant to study organ and harpsichord at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY with Edoardo Bellotti.

As a concert organist Stefan has performed all over Europe, in Israel and in the US. Stefan is currently working as an organist at St. Leopold’s and St. Peter’s in Vienna.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • November 4, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm