June 12, 2021
Masters of improvisation they are: jazz trumpeter Eric Vloeimans and organist Hayo Boerema. In the Edesche Concert Hall, they almost sound like twins. "As seasoned improvisers, we can sense each other perfectly," says Hayo Boerema. This results in enchanting moments. You can hear how Eric and Hayo react to and complement each other while improvising.
Hayo Boerema on the concerts with Eric Vloeimans:
"What we are always searching for are those moments, where one of us gets to play the
There's a reason Hayo likes working with Eric. Hayo Boerema is truly passionate about the organ when he can get a broad audience enthusiastic about it. He does this as organist of the Rotterdam Laurenskerk, but also as a player of all major organs in the Netherlands. And with success: Hayo's original collaborations, such as with Eric Vloeimans, have attracted new audiences to the organ. "I see that people become enthusiastic when they experience what else you can do with the organ, without violating the character of the instrument. The possibilities of the organ are endless."