Marc Ponthus


Degrees, Lyon Conservatory, Paris École Normale. Studies with Blanche Bascouret, assistant to Alfred Cortot. French government grant for studies with Claudio Arrau. Conducting studies, Pierre Dervaux (Paris), Franco Ferrara (Rome). European/U.S. concerts performed to critical acclaim and reviewed in leading newspapers. Conductor/ director: LowerEastsideEnsemble, ProjectWebernEnsemble. Lectures, master classes: New England Conservatory, San Francisco Conservatory, The Juilliard School, Columbia University. Broadcast recordings: BBC, France Musique, Television Française. CD on NEUMA label, 2004. Director, Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance (2004), Mannes College.