Andrus Madsen, Organ, Harpsichord, Clavichord and Fortepiano
Andrus Madsen is an active performer on the organ, harpsichord, clavichord and fortepiano. He resides in Wayland MA, and is the Minister of Music at Second Church in Newton MA. As the founding director of Newton Baroque, he spearheaded a project coordinated with Exsultemus to perform the entire Harmonischer Gottesdienst cantata cycle of Georg Phillip Telemann during the year of 2011. Madsen is also known for his eloquent Baroque style improvisation. He strives to play written repertoire as if he is improvising, while his improvisations often sound as if they had been notated. His recording of keyboard music by Johann Pachelbel, has received significant critical acclaim. “Superb recordings of superb instruments by a musician who deserves to be better-known.” (Michael Barone of pipedreams) This album, played on organ, harpsichord and clavichord is available on Raven CD Recordings.