Festival of Encounter

Music and Art at the Cathedral in St. Pölten

April 13 — 14, 2024

Domkirche St. Pölten, St. Pölten, AT

St. Pöltner Dom - Hochaltar

Just a few days before the second commemoration of Hermann Nitsch’s death, the Cathedral Church in St. Pölten will be hosting a program of encounters in St. Pölten Cathedral with art and music by Hermann Nitsch.

Saturday, 13 April, 4 p.m. Collogium
Domkirche St. Pölten
with bishop Alois Schwarz
Erwin Pröll
Rita Nitsch
moderation by Dr. Danielle Spera

Ludwig Lusser will play works from Johann Sebastian Bach, O. Messiaen and Hermann Nitsch

admission: Euro 10,- (at the ticket counter on location)


Sunday, 14 April, 10.30 a.m. Mass of Resurrection
with bishop Alois Schwarz

Johann Sebastian Bach / Kantate BWV 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen
Georg Muffat / Toccata Septima

Martina Daxböck, Soprano
Jakob Prandtauer-Ensemble
Ludwig Lusser, Organ
Valentin Kunert, conductor

Sunday, 14 April, 6 p.m. Orgel plus SAX
Concert with organ and saxophon – with pieces by Bach, De Grigny and Nitsch.

Johann Sebastian Bach / Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645
Nicolas De Grigny / Ave maris stella
Hermann Nitsch / organ work
Ludwig Lusser und Bernd O. Fröhlich / organ improvisations

Bernd Oliver Fröhlich, Saxophon
Ludwig Lusser, Organ

admission: Euro 32,- (at the ticket counter on location)

A co-operation of the Diocese of St. Pölten with Dommusik St. Pölten and Museum am Dom.

Domkirche St. Pölten
Domplatz 1
3100 St. Pölten