Hans Uwe Hielscher has been principal organist at the Marktkirche in Wiesbaden, 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. Hans has presented more than 3500 organ recitals around the globe, his concert tours having taken him to all European countries, the United States (64 U.S. tours), Canada, Japan, Bahamas, Israel, Iceland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, 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. Hans 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.
Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901):
Sonata No. 4 in A minor (Op. 98)
Joseph Jongen (1873-1953):
Pastorale in A major
Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911):
Offertoire sur „O filii et filiae"
Théodore Salomé (1834-1896):
William Faulkes (1863-1933):
Festival Prelude on „Ein feste Burg"
Magnus Kilvén (*1957):
March in C minor
Franz von Suppé (1819-1895):
Overture „Poet and Peasant"
(Arranged for organ by Hans Uwe Hielscher)