German Organist at Central Synagogue

Gottfried Trepte

Gottfried Trepte, © courtesy of the Prism Concerts

27.02.2019 - Article

Prism Concerts: Gottfried Trepte to play a lunch concert on March 12, 2019.

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The Gabe Wiener Foundation is proud to continue its free lunchtime concert series PRISM CONCERTS: The Organ Series, which plays on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 12:30 PM at Central Synagogue in NYC, is one for every music and art lover. On March 12th, German organist Gottfried Trepte will be playing a lunchtime concert.

Gottfried Trepte was born. 1956 in Radeberg / Dresden / Germany. He was a member of the Dresdner Kreuzchor. He has undertaken studies of church music (choral conducting / organ) in Dresden and Halle as well as singing education (diploma) at the University of Music in Dresden. He is the Cantor and organist of a Dresden parish and a member of the Dresdner Vocalisten. As well as global concert tours, television and radio appearances, he has participated in ensembles for historical performance practice and until 2013 lecturer for singing at the universities of sacred music in Görlitz and Dresden.

Since 1993 he has been a cantor and organist at the Lutherkirche in Radebeul. He has made solo performances as organist throughout Germany, Holland, Switzerland and is an ensemble musician in various chamber music ensembles (Organ + dance; + oboe; + trumpet / horn; + saxophone / clarinet; + chamber orchestra and others), choirs and orchestras (Singakademie Dresden, Dresdner Philharmonie, Landesbühnen Sachsen). He is the conductor of numerous choral concerts and oratorio performances and since October 2004 is the church music director (KMD) in Dresden / Saxony / Germany.

PRISM CONCERTS: The Organ Series is an exceptional opportunity for audiences of all ages, faiths, philosophies, and backgrounds to be invigorated, inspired, and introduced to beautiful music in a stunning and peaceful atmosphere.

Location and time:

In the Sanctuary of Central Synagogue,
On the southwest corner of Lexington Ave @ 55th Street
March 12, 2019, at 12:30pm

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