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Till Fellner

Till Fellner
Paul Schomer, NPR
Till Fellner

Young Austrian pianist Till Fellner joins NPR's Fred Child in Studio 4A for a chat and a performance of a pair of Bach preludes and fugues from the composer's work The Well-Tempered Clavier.

Born 1972 in Vienna, Fellner studied at the prestigious Vienna Conservatory starting at the age of 9. His professional career eventually intruded on his studies; Child points out in the interview that Fellner took 22 years to receive his degree.

Fellner recently released his ECM Records debut, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. The pianist has performed the Bach preludes and fugues across Europe, earning praise for his interpretations of the music.

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Fred Child
Fred Child is a commentator for NPR and the host of American Public Media's Performance Today.