Sunday October 1, 2017, 11.00 h. | Fokker organ XL! | Small Hall

Especially for this concert, the unique acoustic Fokker organ is expanded with digital stops. A variety of realistic organ sounds (tuned in the 31-tone system) are added to some late-romantic works that require more organ stops than the Fokker organ has. Because of this digital expansion, organ works from the 19th and 20th century can be performed perfectly in meantone temperament, for the first time in music history. Fokker organist Ere Lievonen will be accompanied by Maarten Havinga. Tickets at the box office of the Muziekgebouw. Read more here.
Sunday May 21, 2017, 11.00 hours | Laboratonium 2 | Small Hall

An exciting concert with new works for 31-tone organ, laptop and electronics. The latest electronic possibilities are used to carry out musical experiments with the Fokker organ and the Carrillo-piano. On the program a new composition for 31-tone organ by Charles Corey, who is the curator of Harry Partch instruments in Seattle. Besides that, a work for Carrillo-piano solo by Bruce Mather from Montréal, a new composition for both instruments by Sander Germanus and Equilibrium by Danny de Graan will be performed. You can order tickets at the box office of the Muziekgebouw. Read more 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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