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The Future of Historic Pianos

This discussion - part of the Club of Amsterdam event series ‘the future of … ’ - is a follow-up of the key-topic of the annual conference of ICOM / CIMCIM 2014 in Scandinavia, an expert meeting for museums with musical instruments. The results of this conference will be the starting point of this discussion in Amsterdam and is meant for an international public of experts and students alike in the field of music, museums and cultural heritage.

The program:
Part I: Presentations

Annegien Blokpoel
, CEO, PerspeXo, Co-Moderator
The Club of Amsterdam in 2014 & 2015

Jurn Buisman, The Sweelinck Collection
Göran Grahn, Curator Musical instruments Nydahl Collection, Stockholm
Giovanni di Stefano, Curator of Musical Instruments, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Part II: Panel & Concert

Richard Egarr
, Conservatorium Amsterdam
Dick Verel, Museum of musical instruments Vosbergen, Eelde

Concert by Michael Tsalka, Pianist and early keyboard performer

Event details

the future of Historic Pianos

Monday, October 13, 2014
Registration & coffee: 19:30, conference & concert: 19:45 - 22:00
Location: Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis, Herengracht 518, 1017 CC Amsterdam [this is not the regular museum entrance]

The conference language is English.
A collaboration between
Geelvinck Museum Hinlopen Huis and the Club of Amsterdam and supported by PerspeXo.


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