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Haarlem welcomes four young players aged 15-18 for the six-day masterclass with Olivier Latry, Lorenzo Ghielmi and Jos van der Kooy: Baoer Fu (China), Donal McCann (Ireland), Leendert Verduijn (the Netherlands) and Xiaozhu Wu (China). Selected for the YoungComposers masterclass directed by Zsigmond Szathmáry are: Jan Esra Kuhl and Maximilian Schnau (Germany), Yuan Shen (China) and Paolo Tognazzi (Italy).
In this manner the International Organ Festival Haarlem wishes to contribute to the personal development of promising young international talent, and to draw the attention of the young
generation to the wonderful world of the organ.
The International Organ Festival Haarlem is pleased to announce the competitors for the 50th Organ ImprovisationCompetition. From 22 applications from 11 countries, the following 8 contestants have been selected to compete in Haarlem from 14-18 July: Jacob Lekkerkerker, Geerten Liefting and Harmen Trimp (Netherlands), David Cassan (France), Lukas Grimm and Tobias Wittmann (Germany), Morten Ladehoff (Denmark) and Luke Mayernik (USA).
For music lovers wishing to relish the buzz of this famous festival, including recitals, lectures and excursions (to Leiden, Alkmaar and Utrecht) as well as a number of public masterclasses, a range of attractive programmes of varying length has been drawn up, including a choice of accommodation. Click here for more information.
We hope to welcome you in Haarlem for our 50th anniversary!