Antwerp cathedral: Aeolus just recorded a new SACD with Peter Van de Velde
After a beautiful recital CD of the big Schyven organ (1891) and two successful SACD volumes dedicated to the belgian composer Paul de Maleingreau, Antwerp's cathedral titular organist Peter Van de Velde now played a programm with compositions „inspired by Bach“ from the 19th and 20th century.
Pieces by Alexander Wilhelm Gottschalg, Jan Albert van Eycken and Franz Liszt were recorded on the Metzler organ.
On the Schyven organ Peter Van de Velde played pieces by Alexandre Guilmant, Louis Vierne, Charles-Marie Widor, Joseph Callaerts, Flor Peeters, Camil van Hulse and Naji Hakim („Bach'orama“).
The recordings took place between march 4 and 6.
This new stereo- and surround recording will be released in july.
Peter Van de Velde at the 4-manual console. On his right: Stefan Verberckmoes. On his left: Aeolus' Christoph Martin Frommen.