Amsterdam, Amstelkerk (Amstelchurch)

Hommage to Wim Statius Muller – Joop Halman – text. Alexander Kraft van Ermel and Marcel Worms – piano

In 2019  pianist and composer Wim Statius Muller passed away. His compositions and piano playing gave him a nickname: ‘the Chopin of Curaçao’. When Statius Muller died in 2019 he left behind a considerable number of  unpublished compositions. A selection of these works will be played at this concertlecture

Joop Halman is president of the Palm Music Foundation and an expert on Antillian music and its history. Alexander Kraft van Ermel, born and raised on Curaçao, is a grandson of Wim Statius Muller, received his first pianolessons from his grandfather and performed his works on a large scale. Marcel Worms visited Statius Muller before recording his CD  Danzas Caribeñas te rade bij Wim Statius Muller en played his music on Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire.

Organisation: the Palm Music Foundation

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