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Marc Sabbah

Marc Sabbah (1988, New York City) is a viola soloist, chamber musician, teacher and as of 2012 is the viola soloist of the National Orchestra of Belgium and regular guest principal viola of the Israeli Philharmonic. As of September 2017, Marc is a guest professor of viola at the Royal Conservatory of Mons, Belgium. Graduating Cum Laude from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Marc was a pupil of Sven Arne Tepl and Nobuko Imai and was recently awarded the 1st prize at the 2016 Rising Stars Grand Prix music competition performing solo on stage at the Berlin Philharmonic hall as well as his recent 1st Grand Prize at the Manhattan International Music Competition with a recital at Carnegie Hall. Having played numerous concerti with various European orchestras such as the Belgian National Orchestra, Caso Philharmonic, de Filharmonie Amsterdam, the Hochreinisches Kammerorchester and others, Marc is no stranger to concerts halls across Europe. Having participated in the Delft Chamber Music Festival, Utrecht Chamber Music Festival, the Grachten Festival Amsterdam and giving masterclasses in association with the Dutch Viola Society and the Athens State Orchestra, Marc is deeply involved in teaching and communicating his love of music to both young artists and publics alike.  Marc completed his studies in the United States as a graduate of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High school of Performing Arts and the Pre-College Division of The Juilliard School as a student of Kenji Bunch and Toby Appel.
Marc plays on a Leroy F. Geiger viola dated 1951 made in Chicago, USA. 

My Artists Sessions

Saturday, November 24

10:00 CET