Pontus carron



F. Chopin: Etude op. 10 no. 11


L. v. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 30 E major, op. 109: 1st mvt

Biography:​

Round 1


J. S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in c minor, WTC Book 2
W.A. Mozart: Piano Sonata no. 12 in F major, K. 332: 1st mvt.
S. Rachmaninov: Etude Tableau in c minor, op. 39 no. 1
F. Chopin: Etude op. 10 no. 11



Round 2


S. Prokofiev: Piano Sonata no. 4 in c minor, op. 29
L. v. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, op. 109



Round 3


L. v. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 73

Pontus Carron was born in 1993 into i musical family in Stockholm, Sweden and began playing the piano at the age of 8. His main teachers through out the years has been Ingeborg Klose-Akesson, Ann-Sofi Klingberg and Stefan Bojsten. In the spring of 2018 he finished his diploma studies at the distinguished Edsberg Manor in Stockholm under guidance of prof. Mats Widlund and prof. Mats Zetterqvist and made his debut recital at Grünewald Hall in Konserthuset in Stockholm.

Pontus has received a number of awards and prizes through out the years, in competitions such as Citta San Dona di Piave International Piano Competition and Swedish International Duo Competition 2017 together with cellist Kristina Winiarski, and awards from The Royal Swedish Academy of Music, The Grand Lodge of Sweden and Ekerö Cultural Award amongst others.
He is a sought-after chamber music pianist and has performed at several of the largest festivals in Sweden and including Båstad Chamber Music Festival, Sandviken Chamber Music Festival, Trelleborg Piano Festival and Pianorama.
The 2019/2020 season include concerts at the Philarmonie de Paris, Konserthuset in Stockholm and collaboration with the Quartetto di Cremona.

He has performed through out Europe both as soloist and chamber musician and has attended several master classes with well known pianists and professors such as Konstantin Bogino, Angela Hewitt, Jiri Hlinka, Valentina Lisitsa and Marianna Shirinyan.


www.pontuscarron.com


Nordic Country represented: Sweden

Institution: Edsberg Music Institute, Stockholm (KMH) 

Name of present teacher: Prof. mats widlund

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