25/09 | Baptiste-Florian Marle-Ouvrard


Born in 1982, Baptiste-Florian Marle-Ouvrard started to play the piano at the age of 4. In 1991, when he was 9, he was entered the Radio-France children Choir and then discovered the organ. He studied at the CNSM in Paris where he received the teaching of Olivier Latry, Thierry Escaich, Philippe Lefebvre, Pierre Pincemaille, Jean-François Zygel and François-Xavier Roth. He won 8 awards in organ courses, keyboard improvisation, Composition and conducting. He has been awarded at various international competitions: 1 ° Prize and Public prize at the Leipzig International Improvisation Competition – 2009, 1 ° Prize and Public prize at the Luxembourg International Improvisation Competition – 2011, Winner of the M. Tariverdiev competition in Kaliningrad (Russia) – 2011, 2 ° ex-Aequo Prize and public Prize of the Grand Prix improvisation of Chartres (Grand Prix not awarded) – 2012, Winner of the Longwood Gardens (USA) Competition – 2013. Organist of the great organs of the Church of Saint Vincent-de-Paul de Clichy-la-Garenne (Paris) since 2001, he has just been named on competition in March 2015 organist of the great organs of the Church of Saint-Eustache in Paris. At the same time he pursued an international concert career in Europe as well as in Russia and the USA. He teaches regularly at academies and master-class. In 2007 he created his Oratorio "The Ark of Noah", for choirs, orchestra and organ, the same year the German magazine organ called it "Organist of the Year". He collaborates regularly with the Cinémathèque Française, where he was an artist in residence for the Festival 2015 "all the colours of the world".
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