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St Mary Redcliffe

Harry van Wijk

(The Netherlands)

Thursday 19 May 2022

1.00-1.50 pm


Harry van Wijk (1971) is a versatile musician with passion. He is working as

concert organist, church musician and choir director.

He has played concerts in several countries in Europe and the USA. He likes

characteristic concert programs, with the best music from the organ

literature; but also film music with organ, synthesizer and percussion, or

music with organ and narrator.

Harry studied at the conservatorium with Kees van Houten and Theo Jellema.

He also followed lessons in Belgium with Joris Verdin and in Germany with

Wolfgang Zerer. The last years of his study he specialized in the French and

German music from 1850 – 1950. After the conservatorium he followed

lessons and masterclasses with Ludger Lohman, Leo van Doeselaar and Arno

Krijger, with music from J.S. Bach, F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy and 20. century

music.

He won prizes with the International Organ competition in Nijmegen and with

several competitions in Germany.

A CD is published that Harry has recorded in Philadelphia (United States)

including 'Die Moldau’ by B. Smetana. He plays this on a beautiful organ of the

builder E. Skinner. These organs are specially designed for playing orchestral

music.

DONATIONS BY CONTACTLESS DONATION POINTS

Please make your donations by card on the terminals at the back of church:

❖ Press the ‘Organ Concerts’ tab on the screen

❖ choose the amount you wish to donate

❖ tap your card to make the transaction.

In order to meet the rising costs of putting on these concerts,

we ask for a minimum donation of £4 where possible.


Harry van Wijk

Thursday 19 May at 1pm

Dorische Toccata, BWV 538

Sonate nr. 5 in D Dur

Choral II

Tango en Fandango

Songs of Praise Toccata

J.S. Bach

F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy

C. Franck

M. de Jong

R. Prizeman

Applause is encouraged at the end of the concert please,

rather than between each item.

We ask that no recordings are made of the concert,

unless authorised by the performer and church authorities. Thank you.

The church undercroft café is closed until further notice.

Toilet facilities are still available there, as before.


The Summer Series continue on Thursday 26 May

with Andrew Kirk (St Mary Redcliffe)

Messiaen – L'Ascension

Gordon Slater – Easter Alleluya

Sydney Nicholson – Impromptu No 2

www.stmaryredcliffe.co.uk

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