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European Cities Of Historical Organs
Europae Civitates Historicorum Organorum



ECHO is an association of nine cities in nine EU-countries disposing of precious historic organs, cities where the care of organ-culture plays an important role. It is the predominant aim of ECHO to encourage and foster this care and the historic heritage by a vast number of means and across borders.






NEWS & EVENTS


Organ Scholarship Fribourg


Following the statutory aims that provide promotion of the Historical Organs Heritage in the Fribourg region and the encouragement of young people in organ studies, the Fondation Académie d’Orgue de Fribourg is offering a scholarship for organ students who want to study at Fribourg University of Music  in the Academic Year 2014/15. The successful candidate will also be invited to play a concert in the Fribourg International Organ Festival.

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"Peter and the Wolf"





"Nuovi Fiori Musicali"




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ECHO Young Organist of the Year


ECHO promotes young organists.


With the introuction of the honorary award of 'ECHO Young Organist of the Year', the ECHO organisation is providing a visible commitment to supporting the careers of the young prize winners at the member cities' competitions. 

Grand Prix d'ECHO

A joint initiative by Alkmaar, Freiberg and Innsbruck will result in the first Grand Prix d'ECHO competition, which will take place in Alkmaar during Orgelfestival Holland 2011. The participants will be the finalists of the previous competitions in each city. The winner of the Grand Prix d'ECHO will also gain the title of 'ECHO Young Organist of the Year'.    

 

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Festivals


Information about the festivals to come can be read here >>>>


ECHO - CD



A recording with organs from the cities in the ECHO network.

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ECHO - The Book




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A L K M A A R

THE NETHERLANDS



B R U S S E L S       

BELGIUM



F R E I B E R G        

GERMANY



F R I B O U R G       

SWITZERLAND



I N N S B R U C K    

AUSTRIA



L I S B O N              

PORTUGAL



T O U L O U S E     

FRANCE



T R E V I S O          

ITALY



T R O N D H E I M 

NORWAY