Rudolf Lutz

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Rudolf Lutz (born 1951) is a Swiss organist, harpsichordist, conductor and composer.

Education[edit]

Lutz studied at the Zurich University of the Arts (Konservatorium Winterthur), in Zürich and at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna (Musikakademie Wien).

Career[edit]

From 1973 he was organist of the St. Laurenzen Kirche, a Protestant church in St. Gallen: he gave up the post in 2013. He has taught improvisation at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.[1]

J.S Bach-Stiftung[edit]

In 2006 Lutz was appointed artistic director of the J. S. Bach-Stiftung, which is based in St. Gallen. The Foundation is engaged in a project to perform and record Bach's complete vocal works at a church in Trogen.[2] The Foundation maintains a choir and an orchestra (founded by Lutz as the "ensemble Schola Seconda Pratica") and features international soloists in the Bach performances.

Publications[edit]

  • Wege zur Annäherung an den Bedeutungsgehalt einer Kantate von J. S. Bach – Improvisatorisch-kompositorische Ansätze. In: Improvisatorische Praxis vom Mittelalter bis zum 18. Jahrhundert. Basler Jahrbuch für historische Aufführungspraxis, Band 38. Amadeus, Winterthur 2007, ISBN 3-905786-07-9. Seite 185–215.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rudolf Lutz".
  2. ^ "Rudolf Lutz (Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord, Piano, Composer, Arranger)". bach-cantatas.com. 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2015.

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