Join us for this concert by Austrian pianist and organist Stefan Donner, who has devoted himself to the diverse musical repertoire of the 20th and 21st centuries.
He invites you to explore a versatile programme, including works by the acclaimed Austrian composer of the Second Viennese School, Arnold Schönberg as well as Robert Schollum and Josef Friedrich Doppelbauer. The concert also features works by contemporary composers such as Axel Seidelmann, Huw Watkins and Alejandro del Valle-Lattanzio.
Robert Schollum (1913 – 1987)
Eight little piano pieces, op. 54b (1956)
Axel Seidelmann (1954)
Little day and night pieces – 7 bagatelles for piano
Arnold Schönberg (1874 – 1951)
Three piano pieces, op. 11
1. at a moderate speed
2. very slowly
3. with motion
Huw Watkins (1976)
Sarabande for solo piano (2014)
Alejandro del Valle-Lattanzio (1986)
Five little pieces for piano (2020)
Josef Friedrich Doppelbauer (1908 – 1989)
Small suite II for piano (1956)
Präludium – Menuett and Pastorale – Elegie – Capriccio – Toccata
Max Reger (1873 – 1916)
Prelude and Fugue D Minor, op. 99/6
Stefan Donner is the recipient of various awards, including First Prize in the 2010 Franz-Schmidt-Organ Competition (Austria) and Third Prize in the 2011 Dublin International Organ Competition. Besides various radio and television recordings, Stefan has recorded CDs on the 1741 Dacci organ of St. Salvator in Vienna and on the 1862 Buckow organ in the musical instruments collection of the Vienna Museum of Technology. These albums notably document his artistic proficiency as a concert organist. Stefan has performed extensively in Europe, Turkey, Israel, the USA and Australia. In 2017 he was invited to lecture on J. S. Bach’s organ Trio Sonatas at the Władysław Żeleński Secondary School of Music in Krakow, Poland.
Donner’s previously held positions include Interim Director of Music and Organist at Klosterneuburg Abbey (near Vienna) from 2020 to 2021. Beside his busy concert schedule, Stefan currently teaches piano and music theory at two schools and works as an accompanist.
Please note: Tickets are limited and need to be booked on our website in advance. You will not be able to attend the event without a pre-booked ticket.
Visitors must have a negative (rapid flow) covid test or be fully vaccinated. We ask you also to follow social distancing, wear a mask and sanitise your hands. Please do not visit the ACF if you have Covid symp
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