Winterreise: Jeremy Joseph & Ján Krigovský

Project description


Free jazz improvisation for organ and bass instruments. Length of the program is 60 min.

Jeremy Joseph – organ, cemballo, piano

In September 1999, Jeremy Joseph won the international Silbermann-Wettbewerb and achieved the 2nd prize at the International Organ Contest in Dublin. Jeremy Joseph has performed at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, at Musikhalle Hamburg, at the Vienna Musikverein, in Dresden, Madrid, Rome, Salamanca, Moscow, with the TV channels NDR, SWR and ORF. Jeremy Joseph lives in Vienna, where he works as organist and cembalist, among others at the Vienna Academy of Music.

Jan Krigovsky – bass instruments, concept, texts,

“He is an excellent double-bass player. He is a member of ensembles of authentic interpretation, as well as ensembles playing contemporary, jazz, folk, and experimental music. He is well known for his playing skill, musicality and quality of sound expression. As a solo player, Mr. Krigovsky shows pure, temperamental, and technically perfect play.”

(Vladimír Čížik: The lexicon of the Slovak concert Art II)

He introduced himself as a solo player and as a member of the chamber ensembles at the prominent festivals in Slovakia and abroad as well.

Collegium Wartberg

Collegium Wartberg is a civic organization, which voluntarily brings together professional soloists, musicians, singers, dancers and members of the Slovak as well as foreign orchestras and music ensembles, also buffs and enthusiasts with an interest in jazz and other musical genres. The founder of the Collegium Wartberg is renowned double bassist Jan Krigovsky. Collegium Wartberg cooperates with many Slovak and foreign artists and ensembles. Collegium played in several European countries and USA, in concert halls such as Konzerthaus Wien, Brucknerhaus Linz, Slovak Philharmonic. They recorded for Slovak Television, TV LUX, ORF and the Czech Television.