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Tue 24 Apr at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Philharmonia Orchestra London
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Julia Fischer, Violin
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Sun 29 Apr at 19:30
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Voices of Revolution: Fear & Repression
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Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
James Ehnes, Violin
Thu 3 May at 19:30
© The Bach Choir
The Bach Choir: Alexander Nevsky (Enhanced Performance)
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Barber, Agnus Dei, (transcr. from Adagio for strings), Op.11
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky, Op.78
The Bach Choir
David Hill, Conductor
Fri 4 May at 19:30

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Canterbury

© Benjamin Ealovega
Passion & Poetry
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Wagner, Siegfried Idyll
Massenet, Cendrillon (Cinderella) (arias and excerpts)
Verdi, La traviata (arias and excerpts)
Liszt, Les Préludes, symphonic poem no. 3, S 97
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
Singers from the Glyndebourne Jerwood Young Artists Scheme
Sat 5 May at 19:15

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester

Parry Festival Gala Concert
Parry, I was glad (Part of a Parry Festival)
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Holst, Hymn of Jesus
Ireland, Greater Love
Parry, Ode on the Nativity
Parry, Jerusalem
Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, Violin
Gloucester Choral Society
Oxford Bach Choir
Adrian Partington, Conductor
Tue 8 May at 19:30

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

© Ben Ealovega
Passion & Poetry
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Wagner, Siegfried Idyll
Massenet, Cendrillon (Cinderella) (arias and excerpt )
Verdi, La traviata (arias and excerpt )
Liszt, Les Préludes, symphonic poem no. 3, S 97
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
Singers from the Glyndebourne Jerwood Young Artists Scheme
Wed 9 May at 19:30

Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

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Passion & Poetry
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Wagner, Siegfried Idyll
Massenet, Cendrillon (Cinderella) (arias and excerpts)
Verdi, La traviata (arias and excerpts)
Liszt, Les Préludes, symphonic poem no. 3, S 97
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
Singers from the Glyndebourne Jerwood Young Artists Scheme
Thu 10 May at 19:30
© Benjamin Ealovega
I was glad: Parry Anniversary Concert
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Parry, I was glad
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Parry, Ode on the Nativity
Parry, Jerusalem
Adrian Partington, Conductor
Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Cello
Eleanor Dennis, Soprano
Gloucester Choral Society
Thu 17 May at 19:30
Parry, I was glad
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
Respighi, Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
Walton, Belshazzar's Feast
Barts Choir
Ivor Setterfield, Conductor
Ashley Riches, Baritone
Fri 18 May at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Keith Saunders
Philharmonia Orchestra
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Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Prokofiev, Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Op.74
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Maxim Aksenov, Tenor
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Musicians from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Sun 20 May at 19:30
© Kaapo Kamu
Voices of Revolution: Exile & Return
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Prokofiev, Seven, They Are Seven, Op.30
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Prokofiev, Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Op.74
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Maxim Aksenov, Tenor
Philharmonia Voices
RCM students
Mon 21 May at 19:30
Verdi, Nabucco: Overture
Verdi, Aida: Celeste Aida
Verdi, Macbeth: O figli, o figli miei
Verdi, Macbeth: Ballet Music
Verdi, Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido
Verdi, Il trovatore: Ah sì, ben mio
Massenet, Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller?
Bizet, Carmen: "The Flower Song" La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Cilea, L'Arlesiana: Federico's Lament "E la solita storia"
Puccini, Tosca: E lucevan le stelle
Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Il était une fois à la cour d'Eisenach
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
Andrew Greenwood, Conductor
Wed 23 May at 19:45

Anvil, Basingstoke, Basingstoke

© Christine Bush
Mendelssohn & Brahms
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Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Thu 24 May at 18:00
Music of Today: Christian Mason
Music of Today: Christian Mason
World première
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Mason, Layers of Love
Mason, Man Made, for soprano and chamber orchestra (World première)
Gergely Madaras, Conductor
Anu Komsi, Soprano
Thu 24 May at 19:30
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Sun 3 Jun at 19:30
© Julia Wesely
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
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Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano
Thu 7 Jun at 18:00
Music of Today: Composer’s Academy
Music of Today: Composer’s Academy
World première
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Leung, Other (World première)
Waley-Cohen, Other (World première)
Birman, Other (World première)
Anna-Maria Helsing, Conductor
Thu 7 Jun at 19:30
© Clive Barda
Dohnányi: Beethoven Symphony No. 5
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Haydn, Symphony no. 12 in E major
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Christoph von Dohnányi, Conductor
Arabella Steinbacher, Violin
Thu 14 Jun at 19:30
© Luciano Romano
2017-18 Korea-UK Year of Culture: Closing Concert
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Rossini, William Tell: overture
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Han-Na Chang, Conductor
Sunwook Kim, Piano
Fri 15 Jun at 19:30

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Canterbury

© Sheila Rock
Action & Romance
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Rossini, William Tell: overture
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Han-Na Chang, Conductor
Sunwook Kim, Piano
Jun 16, 18, 21, 29, Jul 04, 07, 13, 15, 20, 22

Garsington Opera, High Wycombe

Falstaff
Verdi, Falstaff
Garsington Opera Company
Richard Farnes, Conductor
Bruno Ravella, Director
Giles Cadle, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Henry Waddington, Sir John Falstaff
Mary Dunleavy, Alice Ford
Richard Burkhard, Ford
Soraya Mafi, Nannetta
Yvonne Howard, Mistress Quickly
Oliver Johnston, Fenton
Victoria Simmonds, Meg Page
Colin Judson, Dr Caius
Adrian Thompson, Bardolph
Nicholas Crawley, Pistol
Garsington Opera Chorus
Tue 26 Jun at 20:30

Basilique de Saint-Denis, Saint-Denis

Schoenberg
Schoenberg, Gurrelieder
Michelle DeYoung, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Dean Smith, Tenor
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Tenor
David Soar, Bass
Barbara Sukowa, Spoken word
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Thu 28 Jun at 19:30
© Minna Hatinen
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Gurrelieder
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Schoenberg, Gurrelieder
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Alwyn Mellor, Soprano
Michelle DeYoung, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Dean Smith, Tenor
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Tenor
David Soar, Bass
Barbara Sukowa, Spoken word
Sat 28 Jul at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Opening Night
Opening Night
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Ireland, These Things Shall Be
Smyth, Mass in D
Eleanor Dennis, Soprano
Madeleine Shaw, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Nilon, Tenor
Neal Davies, Bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Geraint Bowen, Conductor
Sun 29 Jul at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

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Kendall, Baptistry (festival co-commission)
Finzi, A Severn Rhapsody, Op.3
Vaughan Williams, A Norfolk Rhapsody
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Elim Chan, Conductor
Mon 30 Jul at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Elgar's King Olaf
Elgar's King Olaf
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Elgar, Scenes From The Saga Of King Olaf - cantata for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.30
Judith Howarth, Soprano
Andrew Staples, Tenor
David Shipley, Bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Wed 1 Aug at 15:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Hymn of Praise
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Bruckner, Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 2 in B flat major, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise), Op.52
Sarah Fox, Soprano
Anna Harvey, Mezzo-soprano
James Oxley, Tenor
Quentin Hayes, Bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Peter Nardone, Conductor
Thu 2 Aug at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

A Parry Centenary Tribute
A Parry Centenary Tribute
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Parry, Blest Pair of Sirens
Parry, Symphonic Fantasia in B minor, "1912" (Symphony no. 5)
Parry, Invocation to Music
Katherine Broderick, Soprano
Mark Le Brocq, Tenor
David Stout, Baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Fri 3 Aug at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Symphony of Psalms
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Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms
Walton, Viola Concerto
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Boulanger, Psalm 130 "Du fond de l'abime"
Anna Harvey, Mezzo-soprano
Magnus Walker, Tenor
Timothy Ridout, Viola
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Adrian Partington, Conductor
Sat 4 Aug at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Brahms' German Requiem
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Vaughan Williams, Toward the Unknown Region
Parry, Elegy for Brahms
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Geraint Bowen, Conductor
Thu 9 Aug at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 36: Mahler, Wagner and Webern
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Webern, Five Pieces For Orchestra, Op.10
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major: Adagio
Wagner, Die Walküre: Act 1
Anja Kampe, Soprano
Robert Dean Smith, Tenor
Franz-Josef Selig, Bass
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Thu 27 Sep at 19:30
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Philharmonia Orchestra - Bruckner, Wagner & Schoenberg Part I
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Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Death
Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Funeral March
Schoenberg, Erwartung
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Camilla Nylund, Soprano
Sun 30 Sep at 19:30
© Mika Ranta
Philharmonia Orchestra - Bruckner, Wagner & Schoenberg Part II
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Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for orchestra, Op.4
Bruckner, Symphony no. 7 in E major, WAB 107
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Wed 24 Oct at 19:30

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Canterbury

Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights
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Unknown, Audience vote
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Clemens Schuldt, Conductor
Kit Armstrong, Piano
Thu 25 Oct at 19:30
© Aris Stoulil
Philharmonia Orchestra - Brian Tyler Returns: Live In Concert
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Brian Tyler, Music from Power Rangers
Dankworth, Film music from The Avengers: Suite
Mark Mothersbaugh, Film music from Thor
Various, Film music from Fast and Furious
Brian Tyler, Conductor
Sun 28 Oct at 15:00
© Benjamin Ealovega
Philharmonia Orchestra - Sibelius & Tchaikovsky
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Brahms, Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra, Op.80
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Rafael Payare, Conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
Thu 1 Nov at 19:30
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Philharmonia Orchestra - Brahms & Strauss
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Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
Sun 4 Nov at 15:00
© Marco Borggreve
Philharmonia Orchestra - Brahms & Beethoven
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Weber, Oberon: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Lahav Shani, Conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
Tue 13 Nov at 19:30

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Canterbury

Spielberg in Concert
Spielberg in Concert
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Williams, Film music from Jaws
Williams, Film music from Jurassic Park
Williams, Film music from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Williams, Film music from E.T.
Silvestri, Theme from Back to the Future
Williams, Film music from Memoirs of a Geisha
Williams, Film music from War Horse
Williams, Film music from Indiana Jones
Anthony Weeden, Conductor
Thu 15 Nov at 19:30
© Sim Canetty Clarke
Philharmonia Orchestra - John Wilson: Gerswhin & Walton
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Bennett, Celebration
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Walton, Symphony no. 1 in B flat minor
John Wilson, Conductor
Louis Schwizgebel, Piano
Thu 22 Nov at 19:30
© Petra Klackova
Philharmonia Orchestra - Jakub Hrůša: Dvořák & Shostakovich
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Kabeláč, Mystery of Time
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Dvořák, Eight Slavonic Dances, Op.46
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Thu 29 Nov at 19:30
Philharmonia Orchestra - Long Yu Conducts Tchaikovsky
Philharmonia Orchestra - Long Yu Conducts Tchaikovsky
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Glazunov, The Seasons: Autumn
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Long Yu, Conductor
Jian Wang, Cello
Thu 6 Dec at 19:30
© Camilla Greenwell
Philharmonia Orchestra - Rouvali Conducts Strauss
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Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Strauss R., Eine Alpensinfonie (An Alpine Symphony), Op.64
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Sun 9 Dec at 15:00
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Philharmonia Orchestra - Ashkenazy Conducts Elgar
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Mendelssohn, Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K491
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30
© Kevin Leighton
Philharmonia Orchestra - King'S College Choir
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Traditional, Christmas carols
Stephen Cleobury, Conductor
Choir of King's College Cambridge
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00
© Camilla Greenwell
Philharmonia Orchestra - Christmas At The Movies
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Williams, Music from Home Alone
Silvestri, Film music from Polar Express
Armstrong, Film music from Love Actually: Glasgow Love Theme
Williams, Film music from Harry Potter
Tiomkin, Film music from It's a Wonderful Life
Various, Film music from Elf
Various, Film music from White Christmas
Beltrami, Film music from The Snowman
Pete Harrison, Conductor
Sun 20 Jan 2019 at 15:00
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Philharmonia Orchestra - English Fantasia
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Elgar, Introduction and Allegro for strings, Op.47
Gordon, Prometheus, Concerto for Bass Clarinet & Orchestra (London première)
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Laurent Ben Slimane, Bass Clarinet
Thu 24 Jan 2019 at 19:30
© Jonas Becker
Philharmonia Orchestra - Rouvali Conducts Sibelius & Ravel
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Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Sibelius, Valse triste, Op.44 no.1
Sibelius, Symphony no. 1 in E minor, Op.39
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor
Alice Sara Ott, Piano
Sun 3 Feb 2019 at 19:30
© Pekka Saarinen
Philharmonia Orchestra - Radu Lupu Performs Beethoven
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Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Radu Lupu, Piano
Thu 7 Feb 2019 at 19:30
Philharmonia Orchestra - Bartók, Stravinsky  & Eötvös
Philharmonia Orchestra - Bartók, Stravinsky & Eötvös
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Schoenberg, Accompaniement to a Film Scene (Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene), Op.34
Bartók, Dance Suite, Sz. 77
Stravinsky, Symphony in Three Movements
Eötvös, Multiversum (UK première)
Péter Eötvös, Conductor
Iveta Apkalna, Organ
László Fassang, Hammond Organ