David Kim: “Maestro Ponti is first and foremost, a wonderful and natural musician."
Antonio Pompa-Baldi: "Maestro Ponti is a first-rate musician..."
Michael Ludwig: “ Raffaele brings extraordinary artistry and incredible excitement and passion to the podium..."
Ilya Kaler: "Definitely one of the most gifted conductors of his generation."
Henry Fogel: “Ponti’s conducting is expressive, clear, and emotionally communicative - frankly all the things I look for in conductors….very impressive.”
Robert Bonfiglio: "I was stunned by what an unbelievable conductor he is; wonderful, dazzling, exciting."
Jeffrey Biegel: "His work is fresh, well prepared, inspiring, and sensitive."
Giorgio Leardini: "His conducting technique shows elegance and confidence. He has all the qualifications to achieve a brilliant career."
Eugene Gratovich: "Maestro Raffaele Ponti is an outstanding musician and conductor. He has the highest professional standards. He is a conductor with whom musicians wish to make music."