Limburg Carillon Festival 2007

Newly composed carillon compositions for Carillons in the Dutch province of Limburg

April 9th – September 9th 2007

This project is initiated by the Limburg Composers Association. 16 of their composers made music for automatic playable carillons. Goal of this project is bringing contemporary music closer to ‘ordinary’ people.  Please visit also their website www.limburgsecomponisten.nl .
The compositions will ring from these towers daily from 12.00am through 4.00pm.
Gennep, City Hall
Maastricht, St. Servaas Basilica
Meerssen, Bartholomeus Church
Oud-Valkenburg, Johannes Babtist Church
Roermond, City Hall
Sittard, St. Petrus Church
Thorn, City Hall
Venray, Petrus Banden Church

Special concerts by carillonneurs are scheduled as follows:
Cuijk: Friday June 1st 4.00 pm St. Martinus Church by Marcel Siebers
Venlo: Sunday June 3rd 2.30 pm St. Martinus Church by Marcel Siebers
Peer (B): Sunday June 17th 8.00pm St. Trudo Church by Erik Vandevoort
Venray: Friday August 24th 7.30pm Petrus Banden Church by Rosemarie Seuntiëns
Roermond: Thursday July 5th 8.30pm City Hall by Erik Vandevoort
Maastricht: Thursday August 30th 8.30 pm St. Servaas Basilica by Frank Steijns
Heerlen: Friday August 31rst 8.00pm Pancratias Church by Frank Steijns
Weert: Sunday Sept. 9th 2.30 pm St. Martinus Church by Frank Steijns Worldpremiere of a new composed work by Jo van den Booren "Tower Music" for Carillon and Fanfare Orchestra

Go to the dutch pages of this website for more pictures