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Scientific Council

By |March 5th, 2018|

Professor Joanna Biermann from Tuscaloosa/Alabama, Dr. habil. Martin Thrun from Leipzig, Prof. Dr. Achim Hofer from Herxheim-Hayna,  Prof. Dr. Dr. Hans Huchzermeyer from Minden, Professor Klaus Peter Koch from Bergisch Gladbach and Paul Mertens from Berlin are the members of the recently founded scientific council of the Henselt-Society. The members of the advisory board should […]

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Henselt Award to Young Pianist

By |December 3rd, 2017|

Clara Siegle was elected for the Schwabach Henselt Award for young pianists in connection with the competition of “Jugend musiziert”.

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Henselts “Ballade” at Rye Arts Festival, the “Piano Concert” in Dorchester

By |September 12th, 2017|

Henselts “Ballade” will be played at the Rye Arts Festival on 27th of September from Daniel Grimwood. For more informations see

His piano concert will be played on November 25th in Dorchester, with Duncan Honeybourne as soloist and Walter brewster conducting.

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Neue Henselt-Briefe als Digitalisate

By |March 27th, 2017|

Für das Henselt-Archiv im Stadtmuseum Schwabach konnten auf Hinweis von Herrn Banck bei der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek in München 12 Briefe und 3 Postkarten von Henselt an seine Schülerin Marie Schmölders als Digitalisate beschafft werden.

Nach Recherchen des Archiv-Betreuers Gebhard Kindl war Marie Schmölders die Tochter von August Schmölders (1809 – 1880) und dessen Frau Dorothea, geb. […]

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Review: CD Release Concert in German

By |March 13th, 2017|

In the Release-Concert at 10th of March in the Bürgerhaus Schwabach the English concert pianist and virtuoso Daniel Grimwood played pieces from Henselt but also from Weber (Sonata No. 2, op. 39), Balakirev (Au jardin) und Rachmaninow (Sonata No. 2, op.36, 1st version, 1913).

Here is the review from Hans von Draminski in the Schwabacher Tagblatt, […]

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Reviews of the new Henselt-CD

By |January 30th, 2017|

Have a look at  from Frances Wilson, 29th of January 2017 from Jeremy Nicholas, 29th of January 2017 Planet Hugill from 28th of January 2017

25th January 2017:


Times in January


From November:

From December:

Norman Lebrecht

Jenss Voskamp 2016-12-28_Nuernberger_Nachrichten_Kultur

A review from Finland, 19th of May 2017:

And another one in the Pianist Magazin from May:





And to listen in German on […]

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Release-Concert for the new Henselt-CD

By |January 13th, 2017|

The English concert pianist and virtuoso Daniel Grimwood, who did the extraordinary concert from Henselts Piano Concert in 2014 , recorded in the Markgrafensaal Schwabach – 150 meters from Henselts place of birth a CD with Piano Works of the Romantic componist Adolph Henselt.

Reviews talk about „unexpected gems“ and „beautifully coloured and voiced playing“.

In the […]

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Henselt on the Radio

By |January 13th, 2017|

If you are able to listen to BR, don’t miss the broadcast about Henselt, the new Henselt-CD and Daniel Grimwood from 26th of January 2017 in “Klassik plus”

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New CD: Henselt – Piano Works

By |November 27th, 2016|

Daniel Grimwood shines a light on the music of Adolph von Henselt, one of the most admired Romantic composers and piano virtuosi of the 19th century, whom Schumann called the ‘hero of the pianoforte’, whose works have nevertheless been largely forgotten in the last 100 years. The album presents a rare collection of pieces, recorded […]

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Henselt-Studio at

By |May 8th, 2016|

The “Henselt studio”, located in the Stadtmuseum Schwabach is now available on the website of “Museums of Musicians in Germany”.

The “Studio” was opened last year, made in modern museum presentation. An indication of a member of the Henselt Society, Dieter Banck, now resulted in the inclusion on the website, which provides an overview of all […]

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