Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival 2018
9 - 22 August in Zutphen & Amsterdam, Netherlands / Pays Bas
"Geelvinck Music Museums present this festival dedicated to performances on original historic period pianos. The 8th edition rejoices the theme "Fashion and Dance". It includes twenty concerts, next to nine fringe concerts and a 'fortepiano stroll' (three recitals on period pianos in historic houses). Plus six public master classes and an expert symposium. The twenty period pianos performed-on include Zumpe 1769, Heilmann 1785, Zahler 1805, Stodart 1815, Graf 1826, Pleyel 1842 etc. Special features are a Meerbach clavichord 1810, a glass armonica and player pianos. Performers include Peter Sykes, Richard Egarr, Dennis James and others. Artistic director is Michael Tsalka. "