John O’Donnell – University Organist, Monash University – is an internationally renowned keyboard artist, choral conductor and musicologist.
As a keyboard performer he tours Europe regularly, and is the first person ever to perform Bach’s complete keyboard works in public. His recording of organ works of Bach was nominated for “Recording of the Year” in 2000 by International Record Review. He is keyboard player of Capella Corelli, musical director of the choir of the Canterbury Fellowship, and founder/director of Ensemble Gombert. He is currently completing new editions of the complete keyboard works of Johann Pachelbel and Nicolas de Grigny.
As harpsichordist and organist, he has recorded the Complete Keyboard works of Johann Casper Kerll released onTall Poppies (TP121, 2000), with plainchant interpolations recorded by the men of Ensemble Gombert.