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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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Will be repeated: CD Release Concert

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).

The concert will be repeated at the 27th of April 2017 in […]

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Reviews of the new Henselt-CDs

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

And to listen in German on BR Klassik plus on 26th of Januar 2017:

BBC, Radio 3, 18th of February 2017: […]

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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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New letters for the Henselt-Archive

By |May 8th, 2016|

Gebhard Kindl, responsible for the Henselt-Archive in Schwabach, received six copies from Henselt-letters for the Archive in April, ncluding a letter from Robert Schumann from Leipzig to A.W. Zuccalmaglio from 01.13.1838, in which Schumann asks Zuccalmaglio for advertisement for Henselts concert before Henselt arrives in Warsaw. Schumann writes:

“… Now, two requests. First, Henselt will be […]

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Henselt today – Concert in “Tafelhalle Nürnberg”

By |March 15th, 2016|

They did the “Stationenkonzert” at the Henselt-Festival in Schwabach in 2014 and because of the successful evening they made a CD, called “Henselt heute”.

Now the concert from the Metropolmusik was to hear in the Tafelhalle Nürnberg. It was remarkable that most of the audience didn’t know Henselt before – and was very pleased.


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Meeting of Members

By |September 23rd, 2015|

Meeting of Members from the International Adolph-Henselt-Society e.V.

Saturday, 26th of September 2015, there is a meeting of members from the International Adolph-Henselt-Society at 1 pm in the Museum of Schwabach.

Subjects are a retrospective but also projects for the future.

Items of the agenda are:

1. Begrüßung

2. Feststellung der Beschlussfähigkeit

3. Anträge zur Tagesordnung

4. Genehmigung der Tagesordnung

5. Änderung bei […]

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