Lionel Rogg
https://static.bbc.co.uk/music_clips/3.0.31.1/img/default_artist_images/classical2.jpg
1936-03-21
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/90e17964-b04a-4c37-b952-3c9dfc16c430
Lionel Rogg

Lionel Rogg Biography (Wikipedia)

Lionel Rogg (born Geneva, April 21 1936) is a Swiss organist, composer and teacher of musical theory. He is best known for performing the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, whose complete organ works he has recorded three times.

At 15, Rogg took charge of the Geneva St Boniface organ. Later, at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève, he studied under Pierre Segond (a pupil of Marcel Dupré). He obtained degrees in harmony, counterpoint and fugue, and won scholarships, organ and piano prizes, and a First Prize for sight-reading. In 1959 he won second prize for organ at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich. He also studied with Nikita Magaloff.

After three years of study, in 1961 he gave a series of ten recitals of Bach's complete organ works at the Victoria Hall in Geneva, followed by organ recitals in France, Spain, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, and in England at St Albans and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. He gave two recitals devoted to Bach's Orgelbüchlein at the 1962 International Festival of Montreux, and participated in festivals and organ weeks at Bayreuth and Nuremberg.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.


Lionel Rogg Tracks

Sort by



Past BBC Events

Proms 1968: Prom 08
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqxn3d
Royal Albert Hall
1968-07-26T18:24:06
26
Jul
1968

Proms 1968: Prom 08

Royal Albert Hall

Back to artist