Johannes Zeinler

Johannes Zeinler was born in 1993. He won the prestigious First Prize Interpretation and Golden Medal at the 28th St. Albans International Organ Competition in 2015 as one of the youngest and first Austrian winner in the long history of this competition.
After studying organ (Klaus Kuchling, Pier Damiano Peretti), piano (Christiane Karajev) and church music at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, he is currently studying organ (Michel Bouvard, Jan Willem Jansen) and harpsichord (Yasuko Bouvard) at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Toulouse.
At only 18 years old, he’s already the winner of the "18th International Organ Competition for the Wiesbaden Bach-Prize 2012", followed by First Prizes at the "4th Franz Schmidt Organ Competition" in Austria (2012) and the "Rheinberger Organ Competition" in Liechtenstein (2013), each as the youngest competitor. As an recitalist he was invited to various important music festivals like Carinthischer Sommer, GOArt Festival Göteborg and CIOC Montreal. Furthermore, he gave recitals at some of Europe’s finest venues like King´s College Cambridge, Christ Church Oxford, Cathedral de Chartres and Bavokerk Haarlem.

©Georg Heyer