Henrico Stewen (born 1970, Holland) holds a Soloist Diploma in Organ Performance from the Amsterdam Conservatory, where he studied with Jacques van Oortmerssen, Hans Davidsson, and Hans van Nieuwkoop. In 2009 he received the Doctor of Music degree from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki for his practice-based research on tempo and the performance of Max Reger’s organ music, which he presented in written form and in a number of recitals.
He works as a concert organist, choral conductor, and church musician, and also gives lectures and masterclasses.
His book The Straube Code: Deciphering the Metronome Marks in Max Reger’s Organ Music, published by the Sibelius Academy in 2008, has received international recognition.
His recording of music by Reger in the Thomaskirche in Leipzig (Motette 2010) was awarded an Echo Klassik in 2011 (Solo Recording of the Year, 20th/21st century). The CD can be purchased at the Shop.