International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja
Thursday 25. July at 12:00 – 12:30
Ágúst Ingi Ágústsson Icelandic concert organist performs pieces by Frescobaldi, Crecquillon, Schop, Dowland, Palestrina, Virgiliano, Orlando di Lasso and Capriano de Rore with Lene Langballe on zink/cornetto and recorder.
Tickets 2500 ISK
Ágúst Ingi Ágústsson was born and raised in Reykjavík. In 1998, he graduated with a church musician’s diploma from the National Church School of Music in Reykjavík. In 2000-2001, Ágúst attended organ lessons with professor Hans-Ola Ericsson in Piteå, Sweden. In 2008 Ágúst graduated with a soloist’s diploma with highest distinction from the National Church School of Music in Reykjavík under the guidance of Hörður Áskelsson. Ágúst has attended master classes with renowned organists, such as Hans-Ola Ericsson, Mattias Wager, and Christopher Herrick.
Ágúst held the post of organist for the catholic congregation at St. Joseph’s church in Hafnarfjörður 1993-2000. In 1999-2000, he was deputy organist
in Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík. He has given organ recitals in Iceland and Denmark.
In 1998, Ágúst began his studies at the University of Iceland Faculty of Medicine, where he graduated in 2004. Since then he has pursued a carrier as a medical doctor.
Lene Langballe, cornetto and recorder, studied recorder with Vicki Boeckmann at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, completing her diploma in 1992. She graduated with a recorder master’s degree at the Civica Scuola di Milano in 1997 with Pedro Memelsdorff and continued her recorder studies at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Conrad Steinmann. It was in Basel that she discovered the cornetto and continued to study with Bruce Dickey, obtaining the diploma in 2002. She undertook post-graduate studies in cornetto in Paris with Jean Tubery and William Dongois. Since her studies Lene has been a very active musician in the early music scene performing both as a soloist and with numerous orchestras and chamber music ensembles.
She collaborates with Concerto Copenhagen, Ars Nova, Serikon, Barrokanerne among others, and she has appeared on several recordings. For many years she performed with the Danish Ensemble Authentia.
She teaches recorder and chamber music at The Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen since 2004 and has taught several masterclasses around the world both in recorder and cornetto.
Thursday 25th of July at 12 noob
Canzona terza, detta la Lucchesina
Petite fleur coincte et jolye (diminution by G. dalla Casa)
Johann Schop “Sorrig og glæde”
John Dowland King of Denmark’s galliard
G.P. da Palestrina
Pulchra es amica mea (diminution by F. Rognoni Taeggio)
Ricercata in Battaglia (blokkflautueinleikur – úr Il Dolcimelo)
(lok 16. aldar – byrjun 17. aldar)
Orlando di Lasso
Susanne ung jour (diminution by G. Bassano)
Cipriano de Rore
Ancor che col partire
(1516-1565) (stillezink/cornetto muto – diminution by R. Rognoni)
Canzona seconda, detta la Bernardinia