Les Heures d’Orgue de l’été 2022

The Organ Hours of the summer of 2022.

The Friends of the Besançon Organ are organising the Organ Hours of Summer 2022. In partnership with the Cathedral Saint-Jean de Besançon, seven organ concerts will be organised on 17, 24, 31 July as well as on 7, 14, 21 and 28 August at 4.30 pm. The historic Riepp-Kern organ, built in 1764, and the Gonzalez grand organ, inaugurated in 1987, will be heard.
Free admission

Sunday 17 July, Jean Mislin concert. Works by Buxtehude, Bach, Handel, Lefébure-Wély, Dubois and Widor.
Sunday 24 July, Charles Metzger concert. Works by Boyvin, Pachelbel, Balbastre, Froberger, Czerny, Mozart, Lefébure-Wély, Vierne, Wesley and Boëly.
On Sunday 31 July, concert by the CRR prize-winners (Pierre-Yves Fleury’s class). Works by Bach, Couperin, Buxtehude, Mendelssohn, Duruflé and Escaich. Riepp-Kern organ: Barthélemy Petrocelli; Gonzalez organ: Arnaud Carpentier.
Sunday 7 August, Laurent Agazzi concert. Works by Boehm, Marchand, Bach, and Lefébure-Wély.
Sunday 14 August, Jean Bourgeois concert. Works by Corrette, Bach, Walther and Pachelbel.
Sunday 21 August, works by Titelouze, Bach, Buxtehude, Widor and Guilmant. Historic Riepp-Kern organ: Pierre Staehlé; Gonzalez grand organ: Guillaume Chappuis.
On Sunday 28 August, Marie-Josèphe Petithuguenin concert with the participation of a vocal octet. Works by Frescobaldi, Clérambault, Bach, Brahms, Dandrieu and Vierne.

Les Heures d'Orgue de l'été 2022
Cathédrale Saint-Jean 10 Rue de la Convention



Opening periods and special opening conditions / Covid-19

  • Sunday 17, 24, 31 July at 4.30 pm Sunday 7, 14, 21, 28 August at 4.30 pm
from 08/14/2022 to 08/28/2022


  • In the town centre


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