St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Kristiaan Seynhave - organ

Tuesday, 30 August at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Kristiaan Seynhave - organ

C Franck

                    Grande Pièce Symphonique                                                 

                                       andante serioso - allegro non troppo


Kristiaan Seynhave studied at the Conservatory of Maastricht with Kamiel d'Hooghe and at the "Conservatoire National de Paris" with Odile Pierre.

He completed this education with master classes under the expert guidance of Flor Peeters, Albert De Klerck, Michel Chapuis and André Isoir.

He became the laureate of six international contests and in 1998 he won the first prize at the "International César Franck-Concours" in Haarlem. Kristiaan Seynhave was for ten years the 'organist-titular' of the National Basilica in Koekelberg-Brussels, the fifth largest church in the world.

Now Kristiaan Seynhave is much in demand as a solo performer at international music festivals (Brussels, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, Kiev, Edinburgh, Bonn). He has performed many times the complete organ work of J.S. Bach, C. Franck and F. Liszt.

His concert repertoire includes over 100 hours of music, he has played for radio and television stations and has made CD recordings that were largely applauded by the international press and he has won awards on several occasions. He has received unanimously good press reports for his virtuosity and personal vision.