March 12, 2017, 11 h.| Lekkerkerker touches the Fokker organ |Small Hall

The organist of the Old Church in Amsterdam, Jacob Lekkerkerker, is known for his imaginative improvisations and distinctive world of sound through the use of electronics, turntables and DJ equipment. Improvisation with classical organ sounds, soundscapes and electronic music merge into one another. He will be musically supported by Alfredo Genovesi, who will take care of the electronics. A special experience in which Jacob Lekkerkerker certainly will touch the Fokker organ as well as the audience. You can order tickets at the box office of the Muziekgebouw. Read more here.
January 15, 2017, 11.00 | Ensemble SCALA | Blast from the past | S.Hall

Under the title 'Blast from the past' Ensemble SCALA performes several compositions from its short history. There will be musical highlights from the repertoire, all specifically written for the ensemble, which includes Na by Gijsbrecht Roijé, 3 pezzi molto simili by Lucio Garau, Gallium by Sander Germanus, In the Blink of an Eye by Danny de Graan and Unruh by Joachim Schneider. In short, a glorious overview concert with a fresh note and the focus and emphasis on the past six eventful years of Ensemble SCALA will sound this morning. Order tickets at the box office of the Muziekgebouw. Read about the concert here.

Call for scores!
The Huygens-Fokker Foundation is seeking new works for Fokker organ (31-tone organ), composed for performer or for laptop, controlling the instrument through MIDI. A combination of the Fokker organ and the Carrillo-piano is also possible (check the corresponding tones here). Submitted compositions will be evaluated on playability and quality before considering a possible performance during our next Fokker organ concert series.

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