Johannes Skudlik

Johannes Skudlik, born in Munich and raised in Barcelona, attended the Munich University of Music studying liturgical music and concert organ with Gerhard Weinberger and Franz Lehrndorfer as well as conducting in private sessions with Eugen Jochum and Claudio Abbado. As an organist, Johannes Skudlik performed in the Philharmonic Halls of Munich, Berlin, Cologne, Essen, Gdansk, Hong Kong, St. Petersburg, in Tokyo, at Harvard University, in the Konzerthaus Dortmund and the Tonhalle Zürich. Furthermore he played organ recitals in the cathedrals of Munich, Cologne, Trier, Sevilla, Salamanca, at London Westminster Cathedral, Paris Notre-Dame and New York St. Bartholomew‘s. Several times he has been invited to the organ festivals of Verona, Zurich, Copenhagen and Palermo. As a conductor and soloist he works together with the Munich Symphony Orchestra and the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, the Orchestra Symphony Prague and the Münchener Bach-Chor. As a chamber musician, he regularly appears on stage with members of the Berlin Philharmonic and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerische Rundfunks. Highlights of 2017 / 2018 include the performance of Jean Guillou’s La Révolte des Orgues for 9 Organs and Percussion at the Elbphiharmonie Hamburg, which Johannes Skudlik conducts. More than 30 recordings of harpsichord, organ or chamber music are available on the label ambitus. In 1989 Verdi’s Requiem and Mendelssohn’s Elijah were recorded with members of the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Johannes Skudlik has recorded radio productions in cooperation with the networks RIAS Berlin, WGBH Radio Boston, RAI tre, Polish Television and the Bayerische Rundfunk. Johannes Skudlik is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Euro-Via Festial, which presents concerts along the ancient Roman routes across Europe as well as the Landsberger Konzerte and the Bayerische Orgelsommer.