CONDUCTORS

Georgios Balatsinos

Conductor

 

Swiss conductor of Greek origin, Georgios Balatsinos, has been appointed as the new Chief Conductor of the Orchestra of SNE Theater in Bautzen / Germany in the 2022/23 season. Since 2015, until 2022, he has been Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Kammerphilharmonie Berner Oberland (Switzerland).

He has conducted in prestigious Festivals and concert halls such as in Athens Festival (Norma/Greek National Opera, 2019), S. Niarchos Concert Hall (Greek National Opera 2018-19), Athens Megaron concert Hall (Athens State Orchestra, 2017-20), Berliner Philarmonic hall (Berliner Symphoniker 2016), Wiener Musikverein and Konzerthaus Wien (2015) etc.

Georgios has collaborated with artists such as Carmen Giannattasio, Dimitris Tiliakos, Kyrill Trousov, Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Christina Poulitsi, Wolfgang Boettcher, Nobuko Imai, Armin Bachmann, Francesco Nicolosi. Also, he has collaborated with directors such as Carlus Padrisa (Norma Athens Festival 2019), Barrie Kosky (Zauberflöte Greek National Opera 2018) Mirko Mahr (SNE Bautzen).

In his home country, Greece, he has conducted the Greek National Opera and some of the most important Greek orchestras; moreover he has conducted orchestras all over Europe such as Berlin Symphony Orchestra (Germany), Wuppertal Opera (Germany), NOSPR (Poland), Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana (Italy), Sinfonica di Milano (Italy), Czech Chamber Philharmonie, Meiningen Hofkapella (Germany), Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz (Germany), Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice (France) to name a few, as well as in Hungary, Bulgaria or Lithuania; outside Europe Moscow Philharmonic and Novosibirsk Philarmonic (Russia), National Arts Orchestra (Canada).

He is winner of several international conducting competitions, for example in Bucarest (2018), Belgrad (2019), Brescia (2018) and Berlin (2016). As an active student, Georgios Balatsinos took part in numerous international masterclasses with D. Zinman, P. Eötvös, G. Rozhdestvensky, G. Gelmetti, M.Jurowski, N. Järvi and Johannes Schlaefli. He is also a finalist of the 15th conductor workshop “Interaktion” of the Critical Orchestra in Berlin with leading musicians from Berlin Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin and Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, amongst others.

 

“Quant au chef grec Georgios Balatsinos, il ne prend pas Bellini à la légère… ce dont on lui sait le plus grand gré ! Son accompagnement est d’une extrême précision rythmique, et le délicat équilibre entre les vents et les cordes, notamment, est réalisé avec une grande maestria
E. Andreu, Operaonline

 

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  • Georgios Balatsinos

    Georgios Balatsinos

    20:00 -22:00
    February 9, 2024

    Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana
    Georgios Balatsinos, conductor
    Ornella Cerniglia piano

    Programme:
    Yorgos Sicilianos, Adagio e Vivace for strings – Italian Premiere
    Ottavio Ziino, Concerto for strings
    I. Pizzetti, Preludio a un altro giorno
    A. Casella, La giara. Suite da concerto op. 41 (bis)

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  • Georgios Balatsinos

    Georgios Balatsinos

    20:00 -22:00
    February 10, 2024

    Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana
    Georgios Balatsinos, conductor
    Ornella Cerniglia piano

    Programme:
    Yorgos Sicilianos, Adagio e Vivace for strings – Italian Premiere
    Ottavio Ziino, Concerto for strings
    I. Pizzetti, Preludio a un altro giorno
    A. Casella, La giara. Suite da concerto op. 41 (bis)

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  • Georgios Balatsinos

    Georgios Balatsinos

    19:00 -21:00
    February 14, 2024

    Opera Wrocławska
    Georgios Balatsinos, conductor

    Valentine’s day concert: https://www.opera.wroclaw.pl/1/spektakl.php?_id=5946

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