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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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Henselt on BBC

By |July 25th, 2015|

You can hear Alec Frank-Gemmill and Daniel Grimwood perform the Duo for Horn and Piano by Adolph von Henselt on Radio 3 on Saturday, 25th of July – and later as Broadcast.



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18th of June 2015: “Stationenkonzert” with CD-Release

By |April 26th, 2015|

The „Stationenkonzert“ performed during the Henselt Festival 2014in the town museum of Schwabach was innovative and experimental. It was a commissioned composition by the Metropolmusik e.V. under the musical direction of the composer and jazz pianist Peter Fulda: seven musicians composed and intoned Henselt’s musical motives newly.
The concert was recorded in the spring of 2015 […]

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Piano Competition

By |April 26th, 2015|

Henselt’s birth town Schwabach granted a music award for the first time in the anniversary year 2014. Sandra Hoffmann-Rivero, head of the cultural office, gave it to the highly gifted Lukas Katter who qualified for that award at the federal music competition “Jugend musiziert”.
In future this award will be granted every three years ( the […]

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By |April 26th, 2015|

As early as the foundation of the International-Henselt-Society in 2002 festivals and symposia take place in Henselt’s birth town

2014 marked the commemoration the 125th anniversary of Henselt’s death and his 200th birthday.

In May of this year a four days festival and a concert “Wohllaut und Klangzauber” in November took place.

The May festival started with a […]

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