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International Organ Festival Haarlem 16 - 30 July 2016

International Organ Festival Haarlem 2016:
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More than 50 public events in 14 days full of wonderful music! The world-famous Improvisation Competition, recitals by top organists and ensembles on the renowned historic organs of Haarlem, Alkmaar, Doesburg, Zwolle, Zutphen, Rotterdam and Leiden, international specialists on Reger, Italian repertoire and contemporary organ music, public masterclasses and lectures. All this - and lots more - awaits you in this edition of the International Organ Festival Haarlem. For further information and tickets click here.

If you wish to visit the Haarlem Organ Festival from abroad, reservations can be made through our ticketingpartner

Please send an email to with the following information:
• Your name, place of residence and home country
• The event(s) for which you wish to make reservations, and the number of tickets required
Your reservation will be transferred to the organisation, and the tickets can be paid for at the concert/event location.
If you have made reservations for one or more events, you will also receive a free programma book (normal price € 4,50)

Spectaculair Opening Concert on 16 July

On the very first evening of the festival, the organ is centre-stage as an instrument for much more than organ music alone. The festival will open with a spectacular performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, and with Slagwerk Den Haag and Jan Hage at the organ you are hardly likely to miss the orchestra! Wijnand van Klaveren has written a wonderful arrangement, and leading soloists Heleen Koele (soprano) and André Morsch (baritone) and the professional singers of Consensus Vocalis directed by Klaas Stok guarantee an unforgettable musical experience.

The concert begins with a brand new composition by Daan Manneke, the imposing and spatial Aube (2015-16) ‘pour quatre choeurs et orgue’ to texts by Arthur Rimbaud, in which the forty-strong choir will be accompanied on the organ by Leo van Doeselaar.

For the complete festival calendar, information and ticket reservation (€ 20 via internet / € 22,50 at the door) click here






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