Liberation Concert

5 May 2024

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Organist-titular plays a special organ programme for Liberation Day.

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On 5th May, the Oude Kerk joins in the national celebration of Liberation with a special organ concert. Our titular organist, Matteo Imbruno, will perform a program on the Transept Organ and Vater-Müller Organ featuring music by composers such as Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and Marin Marais. The concert is free with a valid admission ticket to the Oude Kerk.


Transeptorgel (14:00-14:30)

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Ballo del Granduca
Alessandro Marcello (1673-1747)
Concerto in D (bewerking J.S. Bach)
Gaetono Valery (1760-1822)
Anoniem Italië (18e eeuw)
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Variazioni su Est-ce mars

Vater-Müller orgel (15:00-15:30)

Marin Marais (1656 -1728)
Symphonies d’Alcione (bewerking Henk Verhoef)
Marche et airs pour les matelots
Chaconne pour les Tritons

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Celebrated concert organist
Matteo Imbruno (1964) studied organ in Bologna (with Liuwe Tamminga), Rotterdam (with Bernard Winsemius), and Lübeck (with Martin Haselböck). Since 1997, he has been the titular organist of the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam, holding the same position that Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck held in the 17th century. As a concert organist, he has performed at the most prestigious festivals and music centers across Europe, Japan, South America, and the United States. He has served as a guest lecturer at the Buenos Aires Conservatory, University of Rosario, University of Mendoza (Argentina), Arizona State University, and Brown University (USA). Imbruno is the artistic director of the International Organ Competition Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck at the Oude Kerk and of the Fondazione Accademia di Musica Italiana per Organo in Pistoia.