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Carlo Ponti (conductor)

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Name  Carlo Ponti
Role  Conductor

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Spouse  Andrea Meszaros Ponti (m. 2004)
Siblings  Edoardo Ponti, Alex Ponti, Guendalina Ponti
Children  Beatrice Lara Ponti, Vittorio Leone Ponti
Grandparents  Romilda Villani, Riccardo Scicolone, Leone Ponti, Maria Zardone
Similar People  Sophia Loren, Edoardo Ponti, Andrea Meszaros Ponti, Romilda Villani, Riccardo Scicolone

Parents  Carlo Ponti, Sophia Loren

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Carlo Ponti (born 29 December 1968) is an Italian orchestral conductor working in the United States. He is the son of late film producer Carlo Ponti, Sr. and Italian movie star Sophia Loren and he is the older brother of film director Edoardo Ponti.


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Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Ponti worked at the Conductor's Institute in Connecticut, under the direction of Harold Farberman from 1994–96, worked with Mehli Mehta, Zubin Mehta and Andrey Boreyko in Los Angeles from 1997 to 1999 and furthered his musical studies in Austria at the Vienna Musikhochschule from 1999 to 2001 under Leopold Hager and Erwin Acel.

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He has guest conducted internationally, was the recipient of various awards for fostering the growth of young musical talent through music education. Ponti has been associate conductor of the Russian National Orchestra since 2000 and was music director and principal conductor of the San Bernardino Symphony from 2001-12. In 2013 he founded the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra, an ensemble emphasizing music's educational value of which he is artistic and music director. The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra is currently performing its third concert season (2017-2018) at the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz in Los Angeles, California.

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Ponti has released two recordings with the Russian National Orchestra on the Pentatone label and his work has been profiled by ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR, PBS, Fox News, Leonard Lopate, Dennis Miller, Symphony Magazine and the Associated Press. His performances have also been broadcast on public radio stations across the United States by American Public Media's Performance Today and America's Music Festivals programs.

Orchestral ensembles conducted by Carlo Ponti

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Festival appearances

Listed alphabetically

  • Bratislava Spring Music Festival, Slovakia
  • Festival d'Echternach, France
  • Festival Napa Valley, United States
  • Festival de Villena, Spain
  • Festival Vancouver, Canada
  • Koln Musik Triennale, Germany
  • Lake Tahoe Music Festival, United States
  • Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Italy
  • Royal Days (Kiralyi Napok), Hungary
  • St.Petersburg Palaces Festival, Russia
  • Taichung Music Festival, Taiwan
  • Tuscan Sun Festival, Italy
  • Awards

  • 2006 : Premio Galileo Award for exceptional musical achievement.
  • 2008 : Artistic Achievement Award from the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition.
  • 2009 : Spirit of Hope Award from the Childhelp Foundation for his acclaimed work with young musicians.
  • 2011 : Lupa Di Roma Award (co-recipient) from the Roman City Council.
  • 2014 : Premio Civitas, XVIII edition, Pozzuoli
  • Recordings

  • 2008: Pictures at an Exhibition and other orchestral works by Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881), with the Russian National Orchestra on PENTATONE (PTC 5186332), SACD
  • 2011: Scheherazade, Capriccio Espagnol and other orchestral works by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908), with the Russian National Orchestra on PENTATONE (PTC 5186378), SACD
  • References

    Carlo Ponti (conductor) Wikipedia

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