Johannes Lang (born in Düsseldorf in 1989) studied period performance practice for keyboard instruments/harpsichord with Robert Hill and church music (organ with Martin Schmeding, improvisation with Karl Ludwig Kreutz, conducting (choral and orchestral) with Jan Schumacher, Steffen Schreyer, Manfred Schreier and Andreas Winnen and voice and ensemble singing with Torsten Meyer) at the Musikhochschule Freiburg. He earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in the summer of 2013 and is now pursuing a master’s degree in the same subjects at the music conservatory. After earning First Prize commendations eleven times as an organist, harpsichordist and pianist at the nationwide Jugend musiziert competition in Germany, he also won competitions in Lübeck (2009), Bellelay (2011), and Leipzig (2012) and was named a prize winner at competitions in Ljubljana (2007), Herford (2008) and Munich (ARD 2011).
Johannes Lang has earned a scholarship with the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben and the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, and pursues a very active international concert career. He has also collaborated with such concert artists as Gottfried von der Goltz, Karl Kaiser, Reinhold Friedrich, Joachim Pliquett, Teodor Currentzis and Markus Landerer, and appeared in concert as an organ or harpsichord soloist with the Bergische Symphoniker, the Badische Kammerphilharmonie, the Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. After serving as music director at the Kreuzkirche Freiburg from October 2009 to September 2013, since September 2013 Johannes Lang has been Stadtkantor of the Lutheran Church in Lörrach, Germany and also been a teaching assistant for liturgical organ performance/improvisation at the Musikhochschule Freiburg. He also served as a juror for organ at the Jugend musiziert competition in 2012. His artistry is documented in recordings made for radio, television and on various CD labels.
The Artist's Homepage: http://www.johanneslang.org
Bach and B-A-C-H
Works by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann and Jan Esra Kuhl
Johannes Lang, organ