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Hans U. Hielscher, organist

  • St Andrews Episcopal Church 1265 Main Street Saint Johnsbury, VT, 05819 United States (map)

Tickets: $10 adults, students are free

The program will include works by Enrico Pasini, Noel Rawsthorne, Percy Elliot and Franz von Shuppe as well as traditional American folksongs.

Hans U. Hielscher has been organist at the Marktkirche in Wiesbaden (Lutheran Cathedral of Nassau), Germany, since 1979. His studies were at the Detmold State Academy of Music and in Paris/Rouen, France. He also studied carillon at The Nederlandse Beiaardschool in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. His organ concert tours with more than 3.500 recitals have taken him to all European countries, the United States (58 U.S. tours), Bahamas, Israel, Iceland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok. He has been featured on radio and TV broadcasts, 22 CD recordings on the Motette, Wergo, IFO, Lade labels and is the author of the books "Alexandre Guilmant - Life and Work", "Famous Organs in the U.S.A.", "The Organ of Wiesbaden Marktkirche". He is a published composer of some 50 works for organ. He has been honored by the French government in Paris for his worldwide engagement in French organ music and nominated "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" in 1985.

This a return visit to St. Andrews for Mr. Hielscher, as he loves to play our "small" 1882 Hooker and Hastings Organ. Please join us for an afternoon of wonderful organ music.

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Earlier Event: October 9
Camerata New England
Later Event: October 10
LI Fall Concert