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Leo van Doeselaar

Leo van Doeselaar

Leo van Doeselaar is a famous organ-player in the Netherlands and abroad. He frequently appears in concerts throughout the world as a soloist and teacher at numerous important Early Music festivals (Flanders, Utrecht, York, Saintes, Berlin, San Antonio and Moscow). In 1995 he was appointed professor of organ at the " Universität der Künste" in Berlin.

He is organist of the Van Hagerbeer-organ (1643) of the Leiden Pieterskerk as well as titular organist of the Concertgebouw.

In addition to these activities, he is a dedicated chamber music performer and partners Wyneke Jordans in a widely acclaimed duo-piano team, using both historical and modern instruments. The duo frequently appears in concert and has also recorded a dozen CDs for the Etcetera, Challenge Classics and Globe labels.

Pianoduo Wyneke Jordans & Leo van Doeselaar...

Release new Schumann CD

 Robert Schumann Piano Works for four hands

Wyneke Jordans and Leo van Doeselaar play Robert Schumann's works for four hands in the Abby of Marienmünster on the Erard (Paris, 1837 - collection Edwin Beunk.).
German CD Label MDG

Titular organist 2014 Schnitger-organ Martinikerk


Leo van Doeselaar together with Erwin Wiersinga titular organist 2014 of the Schnitger-organ in the Martinikerk Groningen.

On January 4 from 8 PM onwards the two organists will be giving their first official recital as organist of this famous instrument.

 ECHO Klassik 2013 for Scheidemann CD

Cover de goede

The CD on the Van Hagerbeer Organ (1643) in the Leiden Cathedral (Pieterskerk) with works of Heinrich Scheidemann on the MDG label received in 2012 the Deutsche Schallplattenkritikpreis and recently the German ECHO Klassik Preis for 'best solo performance of music of the 17th and 18th centuries'.

Review Scheidemann in amazon/uk
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 Early Music Festival Utrecht 2011

Concert 31-8-2011 Jacobikerk - Concerto Palatino: Giralomo Frescobaldi


CD with the Organ Works of César Auguste Franck

CD Boekje Cesar Franck

In December 2010 Leo van Doeselaar's newest CD with the organ works of César Franck, played on the new Verschuerenorgan in the Orgelpark in Amsterdam, was issued. Website: www.orgelpark.nl


Opening Concert International Organ Festival Haarlem to be heard and seen on the web!

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On July 17  Studium Chorale (conductor Hans Leenderts), vocal soloists and organist Leo van Doeselaar performed Mozart's Requiem KV 626 in a version with organ solo (organ part transcribed by the performer) and the Fantasy in f minor KV 608 in the St.Bavo Church in Haarlem on the famous Christian Müller-organ (1738).