Levente Kuzma
April 29, 2023
International Organ Festival-Szolnok

Floating between Heaven and Earth – one day around the Earth with organ
II. International Organ Festival Szolnok, May 15-21, 2023.
Between May 15 and 21 the audience can listen to the wonderful and magical organ music in Szolnok. The concerts can not only be attended in personal, but also via a worldwide connection, which can be enjoyed by viewers in all parts of the world with the help of the digital space.
On the second day of the festival, May 16, an unusual initiative will be launched from Szolnok. „Floating between heaven and earth” organ melodies can be heard around the world. Over the course of 24 hours, the organizers address people in the language of music in many parts of the world.
"In the world connection, with the alternation of time zones, from New Zealand to Hawaii, in 24 hours, we can get an hour's taste of the presentation of various organists around the world with the help of the digital space. Fans of organ music can follow the demonstrations of organ virtuosos on the YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp1JGzbcNp-r6AQSvANYzNA. The broadcasts will start at 8:00 a.m. local time and end at 8:00 a.m. the following day, May 17. On this day, the nations embrace each other, regardless of language, they proclaim peace and acceptance, equality with the sound of music, because we try to present as many genres, musical works and artists as possible from many countries of the world, regardless of gender, nationality or geographical location."
The last stop is on May 17, 2023 (Wednesday) 8.00 Hawaii
The broadcasts are managed by Classical Music Mastering, from Szolnok and London.
The repertoire is also extremely colourful in terms of artists and works. Kodály, Brahms, Bach, Haydn... The programs include not only public organ concerts, but also cantor training and an organ academy.

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