Rudolf Lutz

Rudolf Lutz (born 1951) is a Swiss organist, harpsichordist, conductor and composer.


Lutz studied at the Zurich University of the Arts (Konservatorium Winterthur), in Zürich and at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna (Musikakademie Wien).


From 1973 he was organist of the St. Laurenzen Kirche, a Protestant church in St. Gallen: he gave up the post in 2013. He has taught improvisation at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.[1]

J.S Bach-StiftungEdit

In 2006 Lutz was appointed artistic director of the J. S. Bach-Stiftung, which is based in St. Gallen. The Foundation is engaged in a project to perform and record Bach's complete vocal works at a church in Trogen.[2] The Foundation maintains a choir and an orchestra (founded by Lutz as the "ensemble Schola Seconda Pratica") and features international soloists in the Bach performances.


  • Wege zur Annäherung an den Bedeutungsgehalt einer Kantate von J. S. Bach – Improvisatorisch-kompositorische Ansätze. In: Improvisatorische Praxis vom Mittelalter bis zum 18. Jahrhundert. Basler Jahrbuch für historische Aufführungspraxis, Band 38. Amadeus, Winterthur 2007, ISBN 3-905786-07-9. Seite 185–215.


  1. ^ "Rudolf Lutz".
  2. ^ "Rudolf Lutz (Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord, Piano, Composer, Arranger)". 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2015.

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