Till Fellner

Till Fellner (born March 9, 1972) is an Austrian pianist. He was born in Vienna and studied at the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien with Helene Sedo-Stadler, and later privately with Alfred Brendel, Meira Farkas, Oleg Maisenberg and Claus-Christian Schuster. He won first prize in the Clara Haskil International Competition in Vevey in 1993. He was awarded the Mozartinterpretationspreis of the Mozartgemeinde Wien in 1998. ...show more

Till Fellner (born March 9, 1972) is an Austrian pianist. He was born in Vienna and studied at the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien with Helene Sedo-Stadler, and later privately with Alfred Brendel, Meira Farkas, Oleg Maisenberg and Claus-Christian Schuster. He won first prize in the Clara Haskil International Competition in Vevey in 1993. He was awarded the Mozartinterpretationspreis of the Mozartgemeinde Wien in 1998.

His regular chamber music partners include cellist Heinrich Schiff, tenor Mark Padmore, and violinist Lisa Batiashvili and cellist Adrian Brendel in a piano trio. He has been critically praised for his performances of the standard baroque, classical, and romantic repertoire of music by Schumann, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Liszt, and Schubert, as well as rarities such as the piano sonata of Julius Reubke.[1][2] He also performs music of the 2nd Viennese School of Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg and Anton Webern and the contemporary classical music of Heinz Holliger, Gyorgy Kurtag, Thomas Larcher, and Harrison Birtwistle, including some premieres. He is to perform Beethoven's complete piano concertos with Kent Nagano and the Montréal Symphony in 2008, and from 2008-2010 he is to perform a series of Beethoven's complete piano sonatas over seven concerts in New York, Tokyo, London, Paris, and Vienna.. ...show less