On Boxing Day, Thursday December 26th (8pm), the titular organist of Antwerp Cathedral, Peter Van de Velde, will give a recital on the symphonic Schyven organ (1891) featuring music for Christmas.
The programme will feature works by composers including Johann Sebastian Bach, Arno Landmann and Jéhan Alain.
The concert will be projected live and can be seen on a number of video screens throughout the cathedral. This will enable the audience to witness the organist performing at the organ console, throughout the concert.
The proceeds of the concert will be donated to Haiyan 21-21.
The concert also provides an opportunity to come and witness, for a modest admission fee, the special atmosphere of Christmas in Antwerp Cathedral.
Thursday 26th December 2013, at 8 pm (doors 7.30 pm)
Our Lady's Cathedral, Antwerp
Chrustmas Charity Concert by cathedral organist Peter Van de Velde
Admission: 7 euro
Info: www.akc-orgel.be or +32 (3) 213 99 51
Advance ticket sales: in the Cathedral shop, daily from 10am to 5pm.
Peter Van de Velde and Nadja Nevolovitsch jointly recorded a CD with works for organ and violin. The recording features works originally composed for violin and organ, and also includes arrangements of compositions for keyboard or orchestral accompaniment. Learn more about the new CD by violinist Nadja Nevolovitsch and titular organist Peter Van de velde.