Polditzer Orgelverein


Orgelkonzert Taras Baginets (Jekaterinburg)

  • Date: 18. Juli 2019
  • Time: 19:30
  • Location: Kirche Polditz

99. Konzert des Polditzer Orgelreigen

Organist: Taras Baginets (Jekaterinburg)



Johann Sebastian Bach  
Fantasia and Fugue g-minor, BWV 542
An Wasserfluessen Babylon, BWV 653
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 663
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Sonate A-major op.65 #3: Con moto maestoso – Andante tranquillo

Johannes Brahms
Herzlich tut mich verlangen, op.122 #10

Dmitry Shostakovich
3 pieces from the film «The Gadfly»: Confession – Cathedral – Romance

Franz Liszt
Ave Maria von J.Arcadelt
Prelude e-minor after F.Chopin
Prelude and Fugue on name B-A-C-H

Gesamtdauer 75-80 min




Taras BAGINETSis a soloist with the Sverdlovsk State Academic Philharmonic Society (Yekaterinburg, Russia), as both organist and harpsichordist. He is the founder and artistic director of the International Bach-Fest, biggest festival of Bach music in Russia, which is held annually in Yekaterinburg in March.

He graduated from the Kharkiv Institute of Arts in piano and organ (with prof. S. Yushkevich), and the St. Petersburg State University with the award of the degree of Master of Arts and the Humanities (with prof. A.Panov, prof.D.Zaretsky) He undertook further studies with leading European professors: Heinrich Walther (Germany), Michael Radulescu (Austria), Hans Fagius (Sweden), Szigmund Szatmary (Germany), Ludger Lohmann (Germany) and was a winner/prize-winner in 10 international competitions in Germany, Russia and Lithuania.

For 20 years Taras Baginets has performed in concert halls of Russia, in prestigious halls of Europe; including on historical organs of the XVII-XIXth centuries: Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, St.Eustache and Oratoire du Louvre churches in Paris, St. Thomas church in Leipzig, St. Jacobs and St.Michaelis churches in Hamburg, in Kölner Dom, Riga Dom, Niguliste church in Tallinn, St. Benigne church in Dijon, Lausanne Cathedral, Lübecker Dom, Gdansk Cathedral in Oliwa, Moscow Catholic Cathedral and many others. Regularly invited to participate in large international organ festivals in Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland and has appeared in numerous concerts in Ukraine, Denmark, Czekhia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Moldova and Austria.

He has recorded four CD’s: “Johann Sebastian Bach organ music” (Kharkiv, Ukraine, 2000) “Golden era of organ music. Germany” (Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2005) “I. S. Bach. Choral preludes from Leipzig Autograph” (Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2012) “I. S. Bach and his French contemporaries ” (Strasbourg, 2014, recorded on historical organ of J.A.Silbermann, 1741).