born in 1969 in Strassburg, Elsass, France
Links www.marccoppey.com (French)
Marc Coppey (born 1969 in Strasbourg) is a French contemporary classical cellist.
In 1988, Marc Coppey attracted the attention of the world of music by winning the two highest prizes of the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition - the first prize and the special prize for Bach's best performance - at 18. He was then noticed by Yehudi Menuhin.
He made his debut in Moscow then in Paris in the Tchaikovsky trio with Menuhin and Viktoria Postnikova, on the occasion of a concert filmed by Bruno Monsaingeon. Rostropovitch invited him to the Evian Festival and, from then on, his soloist career unfolded under the direction of Emmanuel Krivine, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Michel Plasson, Jean-Claude Casadesus, Theodor Guschlbauer, John Nelson, Raymond Leppard, Erich Bergel, Philippe Bender, Alan Gilbert, Lionel Bringuier, Paul McCreesh, Yutaka Sado, Kirill Karabits and Asher Fisch.
- Official website
- Marc Coppey at AllMusic (discography)
- Artistes · Solistes · Marc Coppey · violoncelle on Satirino
- Archet complet, le violoncelliste Marc Coppey on Télérama (10 May 2008)
- Marc Coppey on Narbonne-classic-festival.fr
- Marc Coppey on Les Musicales
- Marc Coppey on France Musique
- Marc Coppey - "Suites pour violoncelle" de/von Bach – ARTE Concert on YouTube