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Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, organ

Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, organ

Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin studied organ from an early age at the École Nationale de Musique of Le Mans before entering the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, in her teens, where she studied organ with Rolande Falcinelli. She was awarded first prizes in organ, improvisation, harmony, fugue, and counterpoint, her academic success earning her a special prize from the French Ministry of Culture in 1980. She has had an extensive international career, giving recitals throughout Europe, Russia, Japan, Singapore, China, Iceland, the United States, Canada, and Australia. Since 1998, she has conducted master classes in improvisation in Dallas, Chicago, New York, Washington, Minneapolis, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, etc.


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Pièce d’Orgue, BWV 552 (Fantasia in G Major)

Rachel Laurin (1961–2023)

Aria (1st symphony), op. 36

Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937)

Prelude in G minor, op. 29

Dénis Bédard (b.1950)

Suite in 3 movements




Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin

Improvisations on submitted themes

Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Toccata, from Symphony no. 5 in F

Performer photo
Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin