Fantastic Birds with Trio Arcadis. Photo: Christophe Abramowitz (detail) View full image


Magical Classics

My wish is to use animation as a living matter. Not to project video sequences on a screen as so often happens in concert. With music and motion interplaying, sound is embodied and brought to life particularly for younger audiences, by the accompaniment of images.

Grégoire Pont

Grégoire Pont brings his witty and whimsical real-time animations to favourite classical music scores, offering audiences spellbinding new connections between eyes, ears and mind

  • Grégoire Pont sketches his drawings in real time so each performance is unique
  • A wide repertoire includes Bartók, Beethoven, Debussy, Elgar, Holst, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Schönberg and Stravinsky
  • Simple technical set up

Available titles

With orchestra

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphony no.6 in F major ‘Pastoral’

Debussy: La Mer

 La boite a joujoux

Elgar: Enigma Variations

Holst: The Planets

Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mozart: Gran Partita

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

Ravel: Ma Mère l’oye
 (full ballet and suite)

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin

Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals

Sauguet: Les forains

Schönberg: Gurrelieder

Stravinsky: Firebird (1945 Suite)

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Snow Maiden

Chamber music

Fantastic Birds – Ravel Piano Trio

Moonlight on the Eiffel Tower – Debussy piano recital (in preparation)

Grégoire Pont's Fantastic Birds with Trio Arcadis

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Debussy: La Mer

Ravel: Ma mère l'oye