Orgelpark 2017

On the 12th of February 2017, Marcel Verheggen performed together with the chamber choir Studium Chorale, conducted by Hans Leenders. The theme of the concert were pieces by the composer Antonín Dvořák. Next to Dvořák’s Mass in D, Marcel Verheggen also performed the complete 9th symphony, arrnanged for organ by Zsigmond Szathmáry. No recordings are avaible yet, but an interview (in Dutch) in the Orgelpark magazine can be found here, starting at page 32.

Musica Sacra – Holst

On the 19th of September 2014, Marcel Verheggen performed the Planets by Gustav Holst, arranged for organ by Peter Sykes. This performance was given in collaboration with Hans Heykers.

Mars, the Bringer of War
Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Mercury, the Winged Messenger
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
Uranus, the Magician
Neptune, the Mystic

A recording can be found here The Planets start at 1h05m.

Pro Organo 2014

On the 8th of July 2014, Marcel Verheggen played several works on the Severin organ in the Basilica of Our Lady in Maastricht, during the concert series ‘Pro Organo’.

Concert programme:

Nicolas de Grigny:  Premier livre d’orgue: Kyrie versetten

  1. 1er Kyrie en taille à 5
  2. Fugue à 5. Qui renferme le chant du Kyrie
  3. Cromorne en taille à 2
  4. Trio en dialogue
  5. Dialogue sur les Grands Jeux
  6. Jean Lambrechts: Entrata, Variazioni e Fuga sopra una vecchia canzone populare Fiammingha
  7. Antonio de Cabezón: Diferencias sobre el canto llano del Caballero
  8. S. A. de Heredia: Obra de 8.0 tono alto: Ensalada

    J.S. Bach

  9. Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 717
  10. Praeludium et Fuga in G, BWV 550

Orgelpark 2012

On the 29th of February 2012, Marcel Verheggen performed in the Orgelpark together with Studium Chorale (conducted by Hans Leenders) and the ensemble Neos Brass (conducted by Herman Jeurissen). This concert was given during the international Brückner-festival, which took place from the 29th of February till the 3rd of March in Amsterdam. A live recording was broadcasted by the Dutch radio channel Radio 4.

On the 2nd of March 2012 this concert was performed again in the Basilica of St. Servaas in Maastricht. A recording of this concert can be listened to below.

Musica Sacra 2011

On the 16th of September 2011, Marcel Verheggen performed the symphonical chorale Jesu Meine Freude by Sigfrid Karg-Elert, during the opening of the Dutch arts festival Musica Sacra. He played on the main organ of the Basilica of St. Servaas in Maastricht. Radio 4 broadcasted this concert on the 21st of September 2011. You can listen to a recording below.

S. Karg-Elert: Symphonical chorale Op. 87 no. 2 (1913)
Jesu Meine Freude

I.   Introduzione/Inferno
II.  Canzone
III. Fuga con Corale