Marisa Gupta

Marisa Gupta, piano (London, United Kingdom), was born of Thai and Indian parentage and spent her formative years in Houston, TX studying with John and Nancy Weems, and Horacio Gutierrez. She received top prizes at the Concours Maria Canals (Barcelona), Viotti Competition (Vercelli), a Solti Foundation Award, Haverhill Sinfonia Soloists Competition (UK), and received a Fulbright Scholarship. After her concerto debut with the Houston Symphony, she appeared as a soloist and chamber musician at the Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre, Concertgebouw, Palau de la Música, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, Ateneul Român, Bridgewater Hall, and throughout Europe and the USA. Broadcasts include radio appearances in the US, Netherlands, Spain, BBC Radio 3 and on BBC4 TV. Festival appearances include Ravinia, The City of London Festival, Three Choirs Festival, English Music Festival, Festival Consonances, and others. She has also collaborated with prominent artists including Stephen Kovacevich, Truls Mørk, Marie-Luise Neunecker, Nicolas Dautricourt, Mats Lidstrom, Philippe Graffin, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Maarti Roussi, Chen Halevi, Thomas Meglioranza, members of the Berlin Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, and others. Marisa received the Diplôme de Soliste from the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève, studying with Pascal Devoyon and a DMus from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, focusing on the music of Frederic Mompou.