Cathedral Organist

domorganist_8281.jpg cd_improvisations.jpg Spacer.gifAndreas Sieling studied Musicology, German Language, and Journalism in Berlin, Organ with Prof. Hans-Dieter Möller at the Robert Schumann College in Düsseldorf, and Church Music (A-diploma) in Halle (Saale). Numerous concert tours brought him to many European countries. He has participated in CD, radio, and film productions, including the CD, “Toccata” (see photo), which can be ordered from the accounts department of the Cathedral of Berlin for 15.50 € plus shipping costs. The publication of academic works and of unknown 19th century Romantic music round off his activity. His volume Berliner Orgelmusik des 19. Jahrhunderts (“Organ Music of 19thCentury Berlin”) was awarded the German prize for musical editions. Sieling attained his doctoral degree with a dissertation on the church musician August Wilhelm Bach (1796 – 1869). Since 1999, he has taught “Artistic Organ Playing”, as well as performance practice, organ literature, organ studies and methods at the University of the Arts, Berlin, where he has a professor’s appointment. Having pursued church music since he was 14 years old, Sieling has been Cathedral organist on the great Sauer organ in the Cathedral of Berlin since 2005.

 

Another CD has been recorded in springs 2008, containing composiions by Charles Tournemire (1870 - 1939) and Gregorian chants, sung by the Schola of Berliner Domkantorei, conducted by Cathedral Cantor Tobias Brommann. The organ is played by Cathedral Organist Prof. Dr. Andreas Sieling. 

Listening samples can be found in the download archive.

 

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