All the rounds in the Grote Sint Laurenskerk and Kapelkerk will be open to the public.
Approximately two months before the competition the candidates will be able to familiarize themselves with both the Grote Sint Laurenskerk organs during a specially organised weekend.
The application is closed and the prelimenary jury, consisting of Pieter van Dijk, Theo Jellema and Frank van Wijk, has decided which12 candidates will participate to the first round of the organ competition on Friday en Saturday 21th and 22nd of June 2013.
The candidates are: (in alfabetic order)
The performances of the twelve candidates will be evaluated by an international jury consisting of:
Jörg-Andreas Bötticher, professor of organ at the Schola Cantorum in Basel
Pieter van Dijk, professor at The Conservatory of Amsterdam and the
Arvid Gast, director of the Church Music Institute at the Musikhochschule in
Joris Verdin, professor at the Artesis Hogeschool of Antwerp (Conservatory) and the University of Leuven.
Daniel Zaretsky, professor of Organ at the St.Petersburg State University
St. Laurenskerk, Van Covelens-orgel
-J.P. Sweelinck: Fantasia a 4 (C2) SwWV 254
-J.S. Bach: Fantasia sopra il Chorale 'Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält' BWV 1128
-J.S. Bach: Toccata in F-dur BWV 540
-J.S. Bach: Toccata (manualiter) at choice from: BWV 910-916
-J.S. Bach: Duett at choice from: Dritter Theil der Clavierübung
-J.L. Krebs: Choral at choice from: Clavierübung (Erste Lieferung)
-W.F. Bach: Fuga at choice from: Acht Fugen (manualiter) Falck 31 (Berlin 1778)
St. Laurenskerk, Van Hagerbeer/Schnitger-orgel
Programme of max. 30 minutes consisting of works of J.S. Bach:
-Free choice from organworks (not BWV 540 and 542)
-Two parts of a Triosonate (BWV 525-530) at choice
-a slow chorale arrangement at choice
The Organ Festival Holland 2013 is being organised by:
Stichting Internationaal Schnitger Orgelconcours
Stichting Internationaal Schnitger Orgelconcours is registered under number S 41240666, Chamber of Commerce Alkmaar - the Netherlands
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