NAJI HAKIM

Composer - Organist - Improviser

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Naji Subhy Paul Irénée HAKIM was born in Beirut , 31 October, 1955. He studied with J. Langlais and at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris - classes of   R. Boutry, J.-C. Henry, M. Bitsch, R. Falcinelli, J. Castérède and   S. Nigg, where he was awarded seven first prizes. He is a licentiate teacher in organ from the Trinity College of Music in London and won ten first prizes at international organ and composition competitions. In 1991 he was awarded the Prix André Caplet from the Académie des Beaux-Arts. At first organist of the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur, Paris from 1985 until 1993, he then became organist of l'église de la Trinité, in succession to Olivier Messiaen, from 1993 until 2008. He is professor of musical analysis at the Conservatoire National de Région de Boulogne-Billancourt, and visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music, London. He is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris, member of the Consociatio Internationalis Musicae Sacrae in Rome and Doctor honoris causa of the Pontifical University Saint-Esprit of Kaslik, Lebanon . In 2007, His Holiness the Pope Benediktus XVI has awarded Naji Hakim The Augustae crucis insigne pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, for his excellent commitment and work for the benefit of the Church and the Holy Father. His works include instrumental music (organ, flute, bassoon, horn, trumpet, harp, guitar, violin, piano), symphonic music (Les Noces de l'Agneau, Hymne de l'Univers, Ouverture Libanaise, Påskeblomst, Augsburger Symphonie, four organ concertos, a violin concerto), and vocal music (oratorio Saul de Tarse, cantata Phèdre, Magnificat and four masses). (French, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish (.doc file) )

 

 

 

 

 

Naji Hakim

Violin Works

Agnieszka Marucha, violin

Naji Hakim, piano and organ

Andrzej Gebski

The Zenon Brzewski Warsaw String Orchestra

 

ACTE PREALABLE AP0322

 


 

Naji Hakim

Piano Works - Oeuvres pour piano

Nicolas Chevereau, piano

 

REJOYCE JOYCLASSIC15

Variations sur "Auprès de ma blonde"

Nicolas Chevereau, piano - videoclip


 

TOCCATA

Richard Pinel, orgue - videoclip

 

 

 

2014

Tous les dimanches, Messe de 11h00, Paroisse Saint Thomas d'Aquin, Paris

Naji Hakim: Je crois en Dieu

FRA

Ensemble Vocal de Saint Thomas d'Aquin Matthieu Cabanes, Maître de Chapelle 

03.04.14, Catedral de Sevilla

Naji Hakim : AVE MARIA Fantasy on a lied by Franz Schubert

César Franck : PRIERE

Naji Hakim : EZPATA DANTZA

César Franck : PRELUDE, FUGUE ET VARIATION

Naji Hakim : THEOTOKOS

Improvisation

 

ESP

 

Naji Hakim, Organo

02.05.14 Liebfrauen Kirche, Frankfurt am Main

Naji Hakim : Römisches Triptychon for soprano and organ

DEU

Andrea Reuter, Soprano

Peter Reulein, Organ

17. Maj, 19:15 Uhr, Lutherkirche Obere Sehlhofstrasse 44, 42289 Wuppertal

Naji Hakim : TOCCATA

Naji Hakim : AALAIKI'SSALAAM

 

DEU

 

Detlev Bahr, Orgel

Monday, 26 May, 2014, St Bartholomew's Church, Armley

To celebrate Le Grand Depart from Leeds of the Tour de France 2014

Naji Hakim : SINBAD (Fantasy on Omani popular songs) (World premiere)

 

GBR

 

Graham Barber, organ

28. Maj, 12:15 Uhr, Dominikanerkirche, Salzstrasse 10, 48143 Münster

Akademische Orgelstunde der Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Naji Hakim : TOCCATA

Naji Hakim : AALAIKI'SSALAAM

 

DEU

 

Detlev Bahr, Orgel

07. Juni, 17:00 Uhr, Friedenskirche, Hochstr. 2, Bochum-Wattenscheid

Naji Hakim : TOCCATA

DEU

Detlev Bahr, Orgel

Dimanche 8 Juin, Monastère des Bénédictines d'Urt

Naji Hakim : Trois Paraphrases sur Veni Creator (Création)

1. Ductore sic te praevio

2. Fons vivus

3. Virtute firmans perpeti

 

FRA

 

Sr Marie-Véronique Ryussen, Orgue 

Saturday, 14 June, 11.00 am, KKL Luzern

Naji Hakim - KKL Orgelklänge - presented by KKL Luzern and Orgelbau Goll AG

Naji Hakim : Ezpata Dantza

Naji Hakim : Ich liebe die farbenreiche Welt

Naji Hakim : Suite Française

Naji Hakim : Esquisses Persanes

Naji Hakim : Arabesques

Naji Hakim : Carnaval (World premiere)

Improvisation

 

 

CHE

 

 

Naji Hakim, organ

(New/31 March)

Thursday, 26 June, Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London

Naji Hakim : Variations sur "Auprès de ma blonde" (UK premiere)

 

GBR

 

Chiyan Wong, Piano

Friday, 27 June, 8 p.m., The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston

AGO Boston 2014

St Cecilia Recital

Naji Hakim : Final (from Hommage à Igor Stravinsky)

 

USA

 

Stephen Tharp, Organ 

Samedi, 28 Juin, St Martin, Kaufbeuren

Naji Hakim : Trois Paraphrases sur Veni Creator

Naji Hakim : Vier Choralbearbeitung

Naji Hakim : Salve Regina

Naji Hakim : Suite Française

Naji Hakim : Ave Maria (Fantasy on a lied by Franz Schubert)

Naji Hakim : Narzissen (Drei Oster-Praeludien)

Naji Hakim : Toccata

Improvisation

 

 

DEU

 

 

Naji Hakim, Organ 

Sunday, 29 June, 2014, St Bartholomew's Church, Armley

Naji Hakim : SINBAD (Fantasy on Omani popular songs)

 

GBR

 

Graham Barber, organ

Friday 11 July, St Catherine, Brunswick

Naji Hakim : Toccata

Naji Hakim : Salve Regina

Naji Hakim : Suite Française

Naji Hakim : Vier Choralbearbeitung

Naji Hakim : Ave Maria (Fantasy on a lied by Franz Schubert)

Naji Hakim : Ezpata Dantza

Naji Hakim : Arabesques

Improvisation

 

 

DEU

 

 

Naji Hakim, Organ

Sunday 7 September, 11 am Hofkirche, Luzern

Naji Hakim: Our Lady's Minstrel

[Prelude and Dance for clarinet and organ - 

Three Poems for soprano and organ] (World premiere)

CHE

Regula Schneider, Clarinetand Soprano

Wolfgang Sieber, Organ

Tuesday 9 September, Hofkirche, Luzern

Naji Hakim: Naji Hakim : Die Apostel (pour deux organistes)

Jean Langlais : Double Fantaisie (pour deux organistes)

Naji Hakim : Rhapsody (pour deux organistes)

Jean Langlais : Trois Esquisses Gothiques (à 2 orgues)

Naji Hakim : Fantaisie sur Adeste fideles (à 2 orgues)

Improvisation (à 2 orgues)

 

 

CHE

 

Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet

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Naji Hakim, Organ

 

 

 

 

2015

Tous les dimanches, Messe de 11h00, Paroisse Saint Thomas d'Aquin, Paris

Naji Hakim: Je crois en Dieu

FRA

Ensemble Vocal de Saint Thomas d'Aquin Matthieu Cabanes, Maître de Chapelle 

30.01.15 Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln

Naji Hakim : Ouverture Libanaise

Naji Hakim : Les Noces de l'Agneau

Naji Hakim : Concerto pour violon et orchestre à cordes

Naji Hakim : Aalaiki'ssalaam

 

DEU

Matthew Trussler, Violin

WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln

Wayne Marshall, Conductor

 

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