Premiere: Sunday, 20.02.2011 - 19:30 Uhr
Till Fellner was born in Vienna and studied with Helene Sedo-Stadler, before he went on further studies with Alfred Brendel, Meira Farkas, Oleg Maisenberg, and Claus Christian Schuster.
His international career was launched in 1993 when he won First Prize at the Clara Haskil Competition in Vevey, Switzerland. Since then Till Fellner has been in demand as guest soloist with distinguished orchestras, at the major music centres of Europe, the United States, and Japan, and with numerous important festivals.
He has collaborated with many conductors, including Claudio Abbado, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Christoph von Dohnányi, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Heinz Holliger, Marek Janowski, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Neville Marriner, Kurt Masur, Kent Nagano, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Leonard Slatkin, Claudius Traunfellner, Franz Welser-Möst, and Hans Zender. Till Fellner regularly plays in a trio
That forms itself out of Lisa Batiashvili (violin) and Adrian Brendel (Cello). He has also collaborated closely with tenor Mark Padmore.
In October 2008 Till Fellner launched a cycle of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas in a series of seven recitals; the entire cycle can be heard in New York, Washington, Tokyo, London, Paris, and Vienna, among other cities. This past season he performed as soloist with the Montreal Symphony, the Hallé Orchestra, and the Accademia di Santa Cecilia. In spring of 2009 he and Adrian Brendel and the baritone Roderick Williams gave the world premiere performance of Bowstrike-Sequence by Harrison Birtwistle.
In the 2009-2010 season, Mr. Fellner continues the next four installments of the Beethoven cycle, which has received high critical and audience praise. Other concerts include performances with the Südwestrundfunk Orchestra, a Canadian tour with the Montreal Symphony and Kent Nagano, as well as joint recitals with Mark Padmore performing Schubert’s Winterreise. His numerous recordings include the most recently by ECM released recording of J.S. Bach’s Two-and Three-Part Inventions.