Gottfried Thore Drywa Sonnenorgel Goerlitz
Gottfried Thore Drywa Adema Orgel Haarlem
Gottfried Thore Drywa Montreal
Gottfried Thore Drywa Johanniskirche Zittau
Gottfried Thore Drywa Dom zu Schleswig
Gottfried Thore Drywa Schlosskirche Wittenberg
Gottfried Thore Drywa Dom zu Bautzen
Gottfried Thore Drywa Marienkirche Osnabrueck
Gottfried Thore Drywa Christian Vater Orgel Melle
Gottfried Thore Drywa Laurenskerk Rotterdam
Gottfried Thore Drywa Residence Pipe Organ
Gottfried Thore Drywa Michael Radulescu
Gottfried Thore Drywa Montreal
Gottfried Thore Drywa Piano Competition
Gottfried Thore Drywa Martinikerk Doesburg
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The organist, pianist, composer and musicologist, Gottfried Thore Drywa, was born in a family of musicians. After completing a master in German studies and musicology, he studied composition in Zurich with Isabel Mundry and followed master classes with Helmut Lachenmann and Klaus Huber. At the Rotterdam classic academy he studied organ and improvisation, concluded his concert exam towards the French romantic and modern organ repertoire with Ben van Oosten. Further studies followed in Paris with Marie-Claire Alain and Susan Landale, participating successfully at international competitions, attended master classes with u.a. Daniel Roth, Jean Guillou, Michael Radulescu and Olivier Latry. As an interpret he plays a large repertoire, that includes pieces of any style from the Renaissance to the Modern time. Since 1998 he is performing regularly organ concerts at International Organ-Festivals performing inter alia the complete organ works of César Franck, Maurice Duruflé and Jehan Alain or the Sibelius Symphonies in Finland. Furthermore he is performing a large number of improvisation concerts with renowned soloists (bassoonist, Clarinettist and singers). He is completing his musical activities towards numerous transcriptions of orchestra pieces like especially the symphonies and symphonic poems of Jean Sibelius.

Gottfried Thore Drywa on Inspired Acoustics Urakami Cathedral Nagasaki Japan Pipe Organ