20/05/2019 | Le Bureau Export Paris

World | Olivier Latry goes on world tour with Bach’s music

Olivier Latry goes on tour around the world, supporting his latest release Bach to the Future – a record inviting Johan Sebastian Bach’s works on the organ of Notre-Dame de Paris. 

Olivier Latry is explores all possible fields of his instrument and endowed with a talent for improvising. Since 1985, he has been one of the three official organists of Notre-Dame de Paris — appointed for life at the age of 23.

Johann Sebastian Bach’s music at Notre-Dame

On March 22, Olivier Latry released his latest album Bach to the Future on label La Dolce Volta. Recorded at Notre-Dame Cathedral of Paris, the French musician interprets the baroque masterpieces of the German composer Johann Sebastian Bach on the 19th century organ of Notre-Dame. The performance was filmed by Dorian & Hugo and produced by Gump and La Dolce Volta for the Forte Music channel. It reveals an exceptional experience: the music is accompanied by a lighting show.

The album Bach to the Future has been critically acclaimed and drawn the attention of international media including Gramophone, monthly English magazine devoted to classical music ; Limelight, Australian press specialized in classical music and performing arts and Orguelniews, Dutch media dedicated to the organ.

Since the fire of Notre-Dame de Paris, Olivier Latry has been invited by international media. He granted several interviews in general media: on the American national radio NPR, on the German radio Deutschland Funk, on the New Zealand radio RNZ, in The New York Times magazine, and in Spanish magazine Vanity Fair.

Highly requested since the incidents, Olivier Latry is on tour until 2020. This one will pass by Europe, followed by the USA and Asia.

Olivier Latry’s world tour dates:

  • 25/05/2019: Auditorio, Madrid (ES)
  • 26/05/2019: Basilika Santa Marìa de Uribarri, Durango (ES)
  • 28/05/2019: Cathedral, Bilbao (ES)
  • 26/06/2019: Temple Church, Londres (UK)
  • 29/06 – 03/07/2019: Minnesota Beethoven Festival (US)
  • 07/07/2019: Rheingau Festival (DE)
  • 12/07/2019: Schleswig Holstein Festival (DE)
  • 14/07/2019: Herford (DE)
  • 24-26/07/2019: Masterclasse, Romainmotier (CH)
  • 28/07/2019: Gstaad Menuhin Festival (CH)
  • 10/08/2019: PROMS (UK)
  • 10/08/2019: Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh (UK)
  • 29/08/2019: Ravello Festival (IT)
  • 04 – 11/09/2019: Udine competition and recital (IT)
  • 17/09/2019: Philharmonie, Essen (DE)
  • 22/09/2019: Grafenrheinfeld (DE)
  • 07 – 17/10/2019: Asian tour
  • 11-12/10/2019: Kaoshiung (TW)
  • 19/10/2019: Kaufbeuren (DE)
  • 22-25/10/2019: Odense (DK)
  • 03/11/2019: Bolzano (IT)
  • 04/12/2019: Würzburg (DE)
  • 06/12/2019: Iserlohn (DE)
  • 21/12/ 2019: Koncertna dvorana Vatroslav Lisinski, Zagreb (HR)
  • 09-12/01/2020: Masterclass, Hamburg (DE)
  • 12/01/2020: Concert, Hamburg (DE)
  • 26/01/2020: Koncerthus, Stavenger (NO)
  • 02/02/2020: Emmerich am Rhein  (DE)
  • 09/02/2020: Turku (FI)
  • 16-23/02/2020: OSM, Montréal (CA)
  • 07-08/03/2020: Koncerthus, Stavenger (NO)
  • 11/03/2020: De Doelen, Rotterdam (NL)
  • 03/04/2020: Moscow (RU)
  • 05/04/2020: Thüringer Bachwochen (DE)
  • 08/04/2020: Philharmonie, Dresde (DE)
  • 13 – 22/04/2020: Chinese tour
  • 12 – 16/05/2020: La Monnaie (BE)
  • 24/05/2020: Liège Les Orgues, Liège (BE)
  • 07/06/2020: St. Joseph, Bonn (DE)
  • 12/06/2020: Brandenburg (DE)
  • 25 – 27/06/2020: Bachfestival Dordrecht (NL)