B i o g r a p h y

Georgios  Balatsinos


First Prizewinner of Black Sea International Conducting Competition 2012
Guest conductor of the  National Opera Orchestra Oleg Danovsky ( RU)
Conductor of the Youth​ Symphony Orchestra Arabesque

Conductor of the Sinfonietta Mosaique
 

(Short CV)

 

 

First prizewinner of the International Conducting Competition Black sea 2012 (RU).Currently Conductor of Youth Orchestra Arabesque (CH) and the Sinfonietta Mosaique (CH).

Studied  violin, viola ,composition and conducting  in Detmold, Geneva, Bern, Luzern and Milano. He studied conducting at the Hochschule der Kunst Luzern with R. Weikert and at the Conservatorio G. Verdi with V.Parisi.

In 2014 has been Selected from Maestro David Zinman to Participate in International Conducting Masterclass wirh NAC Orchestra in Ottawa (Kanada). Georgios has been selected to participate in the prestigious Jarvi Conducting Academy 2014(Pärnu) and in Menuhin Festival Conducting Academy in Gstaad with N.Jarvi, L.Grin,G.Roshdetnevsky.Since 2011, he has been accepted to study at the prestigious Academia Chigiana with Maestro G. Gelmetti. As well he attended International Masterclasses by J.Panula,M. Yurowski, G. Albrecht. 

During his studies, he has been awarded by various foundations (Lyra Foundation, Hirschmann Foundation, Onassis Foundation,IKY etc.). At the age of 19 he has been the youngest member of the Symphony orchestra Basel.In 1999 he won the first prize of the National String Competition of the Greek Cultural Minister. One year later he received from the same organization (category Composition) a first prize for his String Trio (1999). As a chamber musician he played in Prag Spring Festival 2010, the Dresdner Festspiel, Moritzburg, as well as in various other important festivals in Europe. Since 2010, he is Conductor of J.S.O Arabesque (CH), Guest conductor at the National Opera O. Danovsky (2013-14). He conducted  various Orchestras as the Gstaad Festival Orchestra,the Lithuanian State Philharmonic, the Sofia Festival Philharmonic, Orchestra Verdi di Milano, Orchestra il Pomeriggi di Milano, Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo, the Athens Symphony Orchestra, the Danube Symphony Orchestra or the National Opera O.Danovsky (RU) among others.