Notice of an event at St Joseph's Church

The Monument and History Society would like to draw attention to the following event:

Title: Carillon Concert with Dina Verheyden and Richard de Waardt (BE)
Date: Thursday, 7 September 2023, 17.00 in the Church of St. Joseph in Beuel
Admission: Admission is free - a donation is requested for the maintenance of the carillon.

Part 1: Can you Handel John Williams?

  • George Frideric Handel (1686-1759) Ouverture from the Fireworks Music
  • John Williams (°1932) Theme from "Jaws" ("Jaws")
  • Imperial March from "Star Wars

Part 2: Travelling

  • Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885-1944) El Último Trémolo - "Una limosnita por el amor De Dios"
  • Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) Adagio from the Concerto d'Aranjuez
  • Rabih Abou-Khalil (°1957) Arabian Waltz

Part 3: Dreaming

  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) Adagio assai from the Piano Concerto in G major
  • Bill Evans (1929-1980) Peace Piece

Part 4: Rocking!

  • Thom Yorke (°1968) Paranoid Android - Radiohead
  • John Miles (1949-2021) Music was my first love

All pieces of this concert were arranged for Carillon by Richard de Waardt.

Dina Verheyden studied in Leuven at the Lemmens Institute and graduated with a Master's degree in solo singing. In 2007 she graduated as a professional carillonneur at the Royal Carillon School "Jef Denyn" in Mechelen. Since 2010 she teaches carillon, handbells, campanology and music theory at the Royal Carillon School.

Verheyden also teaches carillon at the Higher Institute for Music & Pedagogy (IMEP) in Namen (BE). She is the carillonneur of Puurs and the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-over-de-Dijlekerk in Mechelen.

Richard de Waardt also studied at the Royal Carillon School "Jef Denyn" in Mechelen and graduated with distinction in 2010. Since 2012 he has been the carillonneur of Rotterdam, where he plays the carillons of the Laurenskerk, the City Hall and the Pelgrimvaderskerk.

Since 2019 he is also municipal carilloneur of Tholen and Sint-Maartensdijk (Zeeland). As an accordionist, de Waardt plays in several groups and is the driving force behind the group "Daar Zit Muziek In".

De Waardt is founder of the "Stichting Torenmuziek Eiland Tholen", secretary of the "Koninklijke Nederlandse Klokkenspel Vereniging" and artistic advisor to the "Stichting Stadsmuziek Rotterdam". For the bell foundry Royal Eijsbouts, he arranges music for the automatics of carillons and carillons all over the world.

Regular playing times at St Joseph's Carillon:
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 17:00 h with A. Toffel and G. Wagner. Contact:

Donation account: DE 04 3705 0198 0032 9300 00, St. Josefs-Verein, Beuel; reason for payment "Carillon".

Next Carillon Concerts for St Nicholas Market 1/3 Dec 2023 at St Joseph's.

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