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Simone Vebber (Italy)

Simone Vebber, was born in Trento, Italy in 1983. He has studied Ancient Organ with L. Ghielmi and in the Accademia Internazionale di Musica in Milan. He graduated in Organ, Piano (cum laude) at the Conservatory “F. A. Bonporti” of Trento, and he received the “Diplome de Concert” at the Schola Cantorum of Paris, studying with J. P. Imbert and he had the First Prize with P. Pincemaille at the class “Organ Improvisation” at the CNR of Saint-Maur (Paris). He participated in the Interpretation Masterclasses with L. Lohmann, J. C. Zehnder, Bine Bryndorf, Brett Leighton and P. D. Peretti. He won First Prize in Alessandria - Italy, First Grand Prize and Public Prize at the “J. S. Bach Organ Competition” in Saint Pierre lès Nemour, France in 2005, First Prize at the “J. J. Fux” international organ competition in Graz in 2010, and the “J. S. Bach Prize” at the St. Albans Competition in 2011. He has recorded for Suonare Records, Radio Vaticana, Diapason Edition, Mascioni, ORF and Discantica.


Round I, Part I

Muffat — Toccata I from Apparatus musico-organisticus (1690)

J. S. Bach — “An Wasserflüssen Babylon,” BWV 653

J. S. Bach — Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532

Round I, Part II

Froberger — Toccata in D minor, FbWV 102

Weckmann — Canzon dal 12. tuono in C major

Weckmann — Canzona in D minor

Frescobaldi — Toccata quarta per l’organo da sonarsi all’elevazione from Il secondo libro di toccate, F. 3.04

Froberger — Fantasia sopra Sol, La, Re in G major, FbWV 204

Round II

Graun — Organ Concerto in G minor – 1. Animoso

Bruhns — “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland”

J. S. Bach — “Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter,” BWV 650

C. P. E. Bach — Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, Wq. 119/7


J. S. Bach — Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548

Robert Schumann (1810–1856) — Etude No. 4 from Etuden in kanonischer Form für Orgel, op. 56

Schumann — Skizze No. 3 in F minor from Skizzen für Orgel, op. 58

Giovanni Morandi (1777–1856) — Introduzione, Tema con Variazioni e Finale

Hindemith — Organ Sonata No. 2

August Gottfried Ritter (1811–1885) — Sonata No. 2 in E minor, op. 19