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Summer Academy postponed again, Competition and concerts will continue in 2021

31/03/2021

The organization of the International Organ Festival is very sad to announce that the Summer Academy has to be postponed again until 2022. The main argument is that it is still too risky to ask international students and professors to travel to Haarlem in these circumstances, and to gather on organ lofts with sometimes very limited space.

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News about the 2021 Haarlem Organ Festival!

19/12/2020

We are very happy to announce that, despite the dilemma of organizing an event in very uncertain times, the Organ Festival will take place in 2021!

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Agnes Hylkema deceased

19/11/2020

The Organization, the Artistic Council and the General Board of the International Organ Festival Haarlem announce with sadness that we have been informed of the death of the Haarlem ‘Stadsregistrant’ Agnes Hylkema. Agnes passed away on Monday, November 16.

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Geerten van de Wetering winner of the Improvisation Competition

21/07/2018

The jury of the International Haarlem Organfestival has declared Geerten van de Wetering (Netherlands) as winner of the 52ndt Haarlem International Organ Improvisation Competition

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Three finalists Improvisation Competition

20/07/2018

On Wednesday 18 July the jury has announced the names of the three finalists.

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One more night to go...

13/07/2018

Come and join us for our unique festival!

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In memoriam Piet Kee (1927-2018)

26/05/2018

Piet Kee, one of the most influential organists of the 20th century, died on Friday May 25th.

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Announcement participants International Improvisation Competition Haarlem

25/04/2018

For the preselection round of the Haarlem Improvisation Competition, the organization received a record number of 26 entries from countries such as the United States of America, Canada, Italy, Romania, Germany, France, Switzerland, Hungary, Belgium, Japan and The Netherlands.

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Sweelinck-Muller Prize 2018

18/07/2017

The board of the J.P. Sweelinck Prize in collaboration with the International Organ Festival Haarlem and the Orgelpark in Amsterdam is calling for candidates for the Sweelinck Muller Prize 2018.

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