Jean-Baptiste Dupont

Jean-Baptiste Dupont enjoys an international career which led him to perform in Europe, USA and Russia. He has a broad repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to the present days. He is also considered as one of the greatest young improvisers on the organ.

Jean-Baptiste Dupont began his musical studies at the piano. He discovered the organ at the age of 12, and began organ studies at the Institute of Sacred Music of Toulouse. He graduated with distinction from the organ department at the Toulouse Conservatoire and was awarded the Francis Vidal prize by the city in 2006. He continued his studies at the CESMD (performing and teaching diplomas). He was finalist and laureate in many organ competitions, both in interpretation and improvisation. Amongst them, he won the 1st prize (improvisation) in St-Albans international competition in 2009.

He is recording the complete Max Reger’s organ works for Hortus Editions. The volumes released so far have been acclaimed by international press. He was appointed organist at Bordeaux Cathedral in 2012.

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