Born of Thai and Indian parentage, pianist Marisa Gupta studied at the Royal Academy of Music and at Geneva Conservatoire. She won numerous awards, including top prizes at the International Concours Maria Canals in Barcelona and the Gian Battista Viotti International Piano Competition, a Solti Foundation Award, a Fulbright scholarship, and first prizes at the Corpus Christi Young Artists Competition (USA), Kingsville International Music Competition (USA) and Haverhill Sinfonia Soloists' Competition (UK). Recent highlights include a performance of Bartok's Sonata for two pianos and percussion with Stephen Kovacevich, Beethoven's 3rd Piano Concerto and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in Munich, as well as chamber music performances in Spain, France, and Norway. She has given the British and French premieres of several works by the Catalonian composer Frederico Mompou. She has worked closely with important artists including Christoph Eschenbach, Leon Fleischer, Menahem Pressler, Richard Goode, Joan Havill and Anne Queffelec.