Austrian pianist Till Fellner returns to North America this month to perform solo recitals
at Carnegie Hall and San Francisco Performances, and with the Orchestre symphonique de
Montréal under the baton of Kent Nagano.
In America, his recent and upcoming engagements include performances with the Boston,
Chicago, Montreal, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Vancouver symphony orchestras. In Europe,
Mr. Fellner performs recitals at Vienna's Konzerthaus and London's Wigmore Hall, as well as
in Brussels, Paris, and Manchester. During February and March, he performed Beethoven's
Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Residentie Orkest and David Afkham in The Hague and
Amsterdam, and with Le Concert Olympique under the direction of Jan Caeyers. He was heard
as soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491, with the Vienna Chamber
Orchestra conducted by Sir Neville Marriner.
In June, he will present the world premiere of Harrison Birtwistle's Songs from the
Same Earth at the Aldeburgh Festival with longtime collaborator tenor Mark
Padmore. He also releases a recording of Birtwistle's chamber music on the ECM label later
Other orchestral engagements include concerts with the SWR Sinfonieorchester, Camerata
Salzburg, Musikkollegium Winterthur, and Orchestre National de France. Mr. Fellner will
tour with the Belcea Quartet, with performances at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg,
Cheltenham Festival, Birmingham Town Hall, and Wigmore Hall. His festival engagements
include solo recitals at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Rheingau Musik Festival,
and Carinthian Summer Music Festival.
Mr. Fellner's acclaimed discography includes his celebrated 2004 release of Bach's The
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, on ECM, as well as a subsequent recording of Bach's
two- and three-part inventions. ECM has recently released his recording of Beethoven's
Fourth and Fifth piano concertos with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal led by
conductor Kent Nagano.