Presentation Concert of the Summer Academy Excellence Class

After the Summer Academy of 2018, the professors have chosen six Summer Academy students who stood out during the masterclasses for their extraordinary talent. This year they have been invited to participate in the Excellence Class, a new program within the Haarlem Summer Academy. Highly talented young organists follow a tailor-made teaching and coaching program, led by today's best international organ teachers. You can listen to the result of this intensive process tonight!

The participants of the Excellence Class 2022 are:

Davide Zanasi (Italy)
Francesca Ajossa (Italy)
Samuel Gaskin (United States of America)
Kim Hye Sun (South-Korea)
Leendert Verduijn (the Netherlands)
Alexander de Bie (the Netherlands)

 

Program

 

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

· Fantasia "Pièce d'Orgue" BWV 572 (Davide Zanasi)

· ‘Dies sind die zehn heil'gen Gebot’ BWV 678 (Alexander de Bie)

· ‘Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr’ BWV 663 (Hyesun Kim)
 

César Franck (1822-1890)

Troisième Choral en la mineur M.40 (Leendert Verduijn)
 

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Sechs Fugen über BACH op.60: Nr.2 - Lebhaft (Hyesun Kim)
 

Max Reger (1873-1916)

Introduction und Passacaglia, WoO IV/6 (Francesca Ajossa)
 

Irving Berlin (1888-1989)

Blue Skies”, arr. Art Tatum (Samuel Gaskin)


Samuel Gaskin (b. 1991)

Blue Skies, refracted (Samuel Gaskin)
 

Sergej Prokofiev (1891-1953)/Jean Guillou (1930-2019)

Toccata Op. 11 (Alexander de Bie)

 

Presentation Concert of the Summer Academy Excellence Class
29-07-2022
20:15-21:15
Kathedrale Basiliek St.-Bavo

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