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International Organ Festival Haarlem 12 - 26 July 2014
It is with great sadness that we have heard news of the passing on Sunday 19 October 2014 of Bernard Bartelink. We are grateful for the contribution he made over many years as a board member of the Haarlem International Organ Festival.
Bernard Bartelink (born in 1929) won the Haarlem Improvisation Competition in 1961 and was a member of four juries in the period 1969-1996. He joined the board in 1978 and served for twenty years, and as a Haarlem organist he was always closely interested in the festival. We cherish the memory of a highly talented organist, improviser and composer.
The board of the Haarlem International Organ Festival
Photo: Bernard Bartelink wins the International Organ Improvisation Competition 1961.
The Haarlem Organ Festival has ended
The Haarlem Organ Festival -one of the most long-standing organ festivals in the world- has ended. We hope you have enjoyed the celebratory programme with tens of public events.
Look for nice impressions of this festival at our Facebookpage, the photos on Flickr or listen to the four finalists of the Improvisation Competition on SoundCloud again.
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We hope to welcome you at the 51st edition of the festival from 16 - 30 July 2016!
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Celebrating Fifty International Organ Festivals
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