Hensel & Demessieux

FANNY HENSEL (1805-1847)

A German pianist and composer of tremendous musical talent and skill like her famous younger brother, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847), Fanny Hensel’s works were heard in Sonntagsmusiken (Sunday musicales) that she hosted at the Hensel home in Berlin, while Felix’s works reached international audiences.


Fanny Hensel Concert with Susan Jane Matthews, pianist

February 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm
St Paul’s Episcopal Church
415 El Camino Real
Burlingame, CA 94010

Chamber Music with Susan Jane Matthews, pianist

  • Piano Quartet
  • Piano Solos Allegro molto in c, Andante cantabile, Il Saltarello Romano
  • Piano Trio


Livestream Concert  

August 21, 2020 at 7:30pm
Grace Cathedral
San Francisco, CA

  • Präludium for Organ
  • Vier Lieder, Opus 6 for Piano
  • Das Jahr for Piano
  • Postludium for Organ


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