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Erik Feller (Organ)

Born: France

The French organist, Erik Feller, studied the piano and music theory at the Conservatoire of his native Toulouse, while also studying the organ with Madame Darasse (titulaire organist of Toulouse Cathedral). He went on to study at the César Franck School in Paris, with M. Bouvard, then L. Souberbielle. At the Bordeaux and Orsay Conservatoires, he became the pupil of Francis Chapelet, then of André Isoir. He also studied with Pierre Cochereau.

Between 1980 and 1983 J. Marichal invited Erik Feller to take his place at the choir organ of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. He made his first recording with the choir of Notre-Dame, in the cathedral. He is is open to the techniques of modern music and film scores, and he has taken part in many festivals. He now teaches the organ at the Niedermeyer Conservatoire. He is pursuing his career as an international concert organist and list of recordings.

In the occasion of the year J.S. Bach (2000), Erik Feller recorded for the first time ever the J.S. Bach's six Partitas for keybord (BWV 825-830) and transcribes them for the organ, and the Goldberg Variations (BWV 988) on Historical Silbermann Organ, and the great studies of S. Neukomm in 2002, very first recording of the new Grenzing organ in the Cathedral of Madrid (Spain).

Source: Erik Feller Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2006)

Erik Feller: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Bach’s Partitas for Clavier

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Erik Feller Organiste (Official Website)

 

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