MYSTERIOUS AND INTERESTING
Hans Hielscher at the organ of Derby Cathedral,
heard by MIKE WHEELER
German organist Hans Hielscher, of the Markt-Kirche, Wiesbaden, is a renowned authority on the French organist and composer Alexandre Guilmant. So he was a natural choice to open this year's Derby Cathedral summer organ recital series (Derby, UK, 6 July 2011), which features Guilmant's music to mark the centenary of his death.
In his pre-recital talk, Hans Hielscher led us swiftly through Guilmant's career, positioning him alongside Franck and Widor as one of the founders of the French symphonic organ school...
Copyright © 16 July 2011 Mike Wheeler,