Felix Bräuer (b. 1988) — Consolation VI (“Parce Domine!”) (2020) for organ
This work is subtitled “Von der Zeit, da die Welt schien still zu stehen” / “From the time that the world seemed to stand still.” It was written during the first lockdown period of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic.
German-Sorbian composer and organist Felix Bräuer (b. 1988) was born in Görlitz and was educated in Bautzen, Dresden, and Paderborn. He has served as organist for the Catholic cathedral community “St. Petri” in Bautzen and has held several other organ and choral positions. In addition to his work as an organist and church musician, Bräuer has written many works of sacred music. In 2012 he won the first and second prizes in the composition competition of the Federation of Sorbian Singing Societies.