• Symposium on the 1909 Eskil Lundén organ in the Vasa Church

    Saturday October 17, 2020 at 09:00-17:00

    Live Stream by Daniel Petrén, SENSUS

     

     

     

     

    09:00 Introduction Sverker Jullander

     

     

     

    09:10 The organ renovation/restoration project in the Vasa Church Per Högberg

     

     

     

    09:30 The 1909 Lundén organ in the Vasa Church: background and history Jan H. Börjesson

     

     

     

    10:00 Fredrik Hjort (1868–1941): the first organist of Vasa Church Per Högberg

     

     

     

    10:45 The Vasa Church and its organ: architectural and antiquarian perspectives Karin Nordström
     
     
     

    12:00 Organ demonstration and lunch recital Jan H. Börjesson, Per Högberg, Sverker Jullander

     

     

     

    PART II - Organ demonstration and lunch recital Jan H. Börjesson, Per Högberg, Sverker Jullander

     

     

     
     
     
    13:30 Elfrida Andrée (1841–1929): organist in Gothenburg Cathedral, composer, educator Eva Öhrström.
     
     
     

    The late-romantic organ as a liturgical instrument Peter Peitsalo

     

     

     

    14:30 Between Cavaillé-Coll and Praetorius: European organ-building around the turn of the 20th century Paul Peeters

     

     

     

    Hans Fidom comments on the film:
    Modern, old-fashioned or historical? Changing views on the organs of the early 20th century Hans Fidom

     

     

     

    16:00 Organ music around 1909: reflections on repertoire, style and performance Sverker Jullander

     

     

     

    16:30 Début-de-siècle: musical late romanticism, historicism and modernism in the early 20th century Mattias Lundberg

     

     

     

  • Programme

    Saturday October 17, 2020 at 09:00-17:00

    (Admission free)

     

     

    09:00

    Introduction
    Sverker Jullander

     

    09:10

    The organ renovation/restoration project in the Vasa Church
    Per Högberg

     

    09:30

    The 1909 Lundén organ in the Vasa Church: background and history

    Jan H. Börjesson

     

    10.00

    Fredrik Hjort (1868–1941): the first organist of the Vasa Church
    Per Högberg

     

    10:30

    Break with refreshments

     

    10:45

    The Vasa church and its organ: architectural and antiquarian perspectives

    Karin Nordström

     

    11:15

    Church music ideologies and theologies in the early 20th century
    Anders Jarlert

     

    12:00

    Organ demonstration and lunch recital
    Jan H. Börjesson, Per Högberg, Sverker Jullander

     

    12:45

    Lunch break

     

    13:30

    Elfrida Andrée (1841–1929): organist in Gothenburg Cathedral, composer, educator
    Eva Öhrström

     

    14:00

    The late-romantic organ as a liturgical instrument
    Peter Peitsalo


    14:30

    Between Cavaillé-Coll and Praetorius: European organ-building around the turn of the 20th century
    Paul Peeters

     

    15:00

    Coffee break

     

    15:30

    Modern, old-fashioned or historical? Changing views on the organs of the early 20th century
    Hans Fidom

     

    16:00

    Organ music around 1909: reflections on repertoire, style and performance
    Sverker Jullander

     

    16:30

    Début-de-siècle: musical late romanticism, historicism and modernism in the early 20th century
    Mattias Lundberg

     


    CONTRIBUTORS
    Jan H. Börjesson

    Organist of Kalmar Cathedral, organ consultant

     

    Hans Fidom

    PhD, Professor of Organ Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Director of Orgelpark

     

    Per Högberg

    PhD, Senior Lecturer of Organ, Luleå University of Technology; organist of Vasa Church

     

    Anders Jarlert

    ThD, Professor of Church History, Lund University

     

    Sverker Jullander

    PhD, Senior Professor of Musical Performance, Luleå University of Technology

     

    Mattias Lundberg

    PhD, Professor of Musicology, Uppsala University

     

    Karin Nordström

    Church antiquarian, Gothenburg

     

    Eva Öhrström

    PhD, Professor Emerita of Music History, Royal College of Music, Stockholm

     

    Paul Peeters,

    Drs., organ historian, PhD candidate in musicology, University of Gothenburg

     

    Peter Peitsalo

    MusD, Senior Lecturer in Organ Music, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts, Helsinki

     

     

    REGISTER HERE no later than Thursday October 15, 2020

    (Admission free)

     

     

    In collaboration with SENSUS