The Dutch harpsichordist and fortepianist, Jacques Ogg, and studied harpsichord in Maastricht with Anneke Uittenbosch. In 1970 he went to study with Gustav Leonhardt at the Amsterdam Conservatory from which he graduated in 1974.
Jacques Ogg’s current activities include soloconcerts on harpsichord or on fortepiano, concerts with flautist Wilbert Hazelzet as a duo as well as in a trio-formation either with gamba-player Jaap ter Linden or with cellist Christiaan Norde. He is a member of the Orchestra of the 18th Century and performs regularly with Concerto Palatino. He is artistic director of the Lyra Baroque Orchestra in Minneapolis/Saint Paul (Minnesota, USA). He makes recordings, either solo or with friends and colleagues.
Jacques Ogg teaches at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague; He is frequently invited for master-classes, for instance in Juiz de Fora (Brazil) and Buenos Aires, in Mateus (Portugal), Salamanca (Spain) as well as in Cracow (Poland), Prague and Budapest. He was invited as a juror in competitions such as “Bach Wettbewerb” (Leipzig) and “Prague Spring”.