Benjamin Righetti (b. 1982) — Regard vers le Royaume (Looking towards the Kingdom), op. 5 (2008) for organ
Swiss organist Benjamin Righetti (b. 1982) became passionate about keyboard instruments at a young age. He studied the piano in the class of Jean-François Antonioli and organ with Yves Rechsteiner, François Delor, Jean Boyer, Jan Willem Jansen, Michel Bouvard, and Philippe Lefebvre. He was the winner of numerous international competitions from 2002 to 2007, including the Swiss Organ Competition, Musica Antiqua of Bruges, Tokyo-Musashino Organ Competition, 1st prize at the Silbermann Competition of Freiberg, the public prize at Chartres, and the Grand Prix d’orgue of the City of Paris. Righetti is a very active solo recitalist and recording artist, and he also appears regularly in duo with saxophonist Antoine Auberson. He has served as titular organist at St-François and professor at the University of Music, Lausanne (HEMU).