56th Carillon FestivaL

THE INTERNATIONAL CARILLON FESTIVAL

The International Carillon Festival, first held in 1962, is lauded as one of the world’s most important and prestigious carillon events. The Festival has earned an unsurpassed tradition of presenting the world’s finest carillonists/carillonneurs. During the past five decades, the Festival has featured carillonists from: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, and the United States.


The Festival is presented by the Springfield Park District with the support of The Rees Carillon Society and The Carillon Belles, concerts are held each evening except for Wednesday. Individuals and families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner as well as lawn chairs and blankets. There is large video screen are the base of the Carillon which allows the audience to view the playing keyboard and carillonist during the performance.

THE INTERNATIONAL CARILLON FESTIVAL

The International Carillon Festival, first held in 1962, is lauded as one of the world’s most important and prestigious carillon events. The Festival has earned an unsurpassed tradition of presenting the world’s finest carillonists/carillonneurs. During the past five decades, the Festival has featured carillonists from: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, and the United States.


The Festival is presented by the Springfield Park District with the support of The Rees Carillon Society and The Carillon Belles, concerts are held each evening except for Wednesday. Individuals and families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner as well as lawn chairs and blankets. There is large video screen are the base of the Carillon which allows the audience to view the playing keyboard and carillonist during the performance.

THE SCHEDULE

56th International Carillon Festival
June 4 - 9, 2017
Wednesday, no concerts.

 All concerts start at 6:30 PM.

Fireworks on Friday June 9 at dusk (~9:15 PM.) Fireworks rain date, Saturday June 10, at dusk.


SUNDAY, JUNE 4

  • 6:30 PM Frans Haagen, The Netherlands
  • 7:30 PM Carlo van Ulft, IL

 

MONDAY, JUNE 5

  • 6:30 PM Koen Cosaert, Belgium
  • 7:30 PM Julianne VandenWyngaard, MI & George Gregory, TX (Carillon Duet)

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 6

  • 6:30 PM Roy Lee, Canada
  • 7:30 PM Koen Cosaert, Belgium

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

Festival Dinner (No Concerts Today)

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

  • 6:30 PM Frans Haagen, The Netherlands
  • 7:30 PM Julianne VandenWyngaard, MI

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

  • 6:30 PM Roy Lee, Canada
  • 7:30 PM Carlo van Ulft, IL

~ 9 PM FIREWORKS
(With additional noise on the carillon provided by Carlo van Ulft)

 

THE SCHEDULE

56th International Carillon Festival
June 4 - 9, 2017
Wednesday, no concerts.

 All concerts start at 6:30 PM.

Fireworks on Friday June 9 at dusk (~9:15 PM.) Fireworks rain date, Saturday June 10, at dusk.


SUNDAY, JUNE 4

  • 6:30 PM Frans Haagen, The Netherlands
  • 7:30 PM Carlo van Ulft, IL

 

MONDAY, JUNE 5

  • 6:30 PM Koen Cosaert, Belgium
  • 7:30 PM Julianne VandenWyngaard, MI & George Gregory, TX (Carillon Duet)

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 6

  • 6:30 PM Roy Lee, Canada
  • 7:30 PM Koen Cosaert, Belgium

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

Festival Dinner (No Concerts Today)

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

  • 6:30 PM Frans Haagen, The Netherlands
  • 7:30 PM Julianne VandenWyngaard, MI

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

  • 6:30 PM Roy Lee, Canada
  • 7:30 PM Carlo van Ulft, IL

~ 9 PM FIREWORKS
(With additional noise on the carillon provided by Carlo van Ulft)

 

ADDITIONAL ENTERTAINMENT

This year, several Springfield organizations have agreed to participate in the the festival  by  enhancing the musical experience for the audience while performing before the first concert of the day (from 6pm until 6:30 PM) and in between the first and second concert of the day (between 7:15 and 7:30 PM) during the days of the festival.


The performing organizations are:


THURSDAY, JUNE 8

The Trinity Summer  Band


FRIDAY, JUNE 9

The Springfield Municipal Band

 



ADDITIONAL ENTERTAINMENT

This year, several Springfield organizations have agreed to participate in the the festival  by  enhancing the musical experience for the audience while performing before the first concert of the day (from 6pm until 6:30 PM) and in between the first and second concert of the day (between 7:15 and 7:30 PM) during the days of the festival.


The performing organizations are:


THURSDAY, JUNE 8

The Trinity Summer  Band


FRIDAY, JUNE 9

The Springfield Municipal Band