Séverine Ballon was born in France in 1980. She studied cello with Joseph Schwab at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin and with Troels Svane at the Musikhochschule in Lübeck. She made important experiences with new music at master classes she took with Siegfried Palm, Lukas Fels and Rohan de Saram, as a performer in such ensembles as the Klangforum Wien and the musikFabrik Köln and in collaboration with numerous contemporary composers. She is a member of the Elision Ensemble (Australia) and the ensemble Multilatérale (Paris). In 2004-2005 she was a fellow of the International Ensemble Modern Academy in Frankfurt/Main and in 2008-09 of the Academy Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. Séverine won prizes in the international competition for performers of new music in Gioia del Colle, Italy and from the Marie-Luise Imbusch Foundation in Lübeck.
Giacinto Scelsi: Vol. 9 The Works for Viola (mode 231)