Georgios Balatsinos / Conductor
Georgios Balatsinos is Prizewinner of the International Concert Competition for Young Conductors In Berlin 2016 and
1st Prizewinner of the "International Conducting Competition Black Sea 2012" (RU). He received a comprehensive musical education in violin, viola, piano, composition, and conducting at the Conservatories of 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. Currently he is working regularly with Maestro Jorma Panula in Helsinki.
He has been selected to study in International Masterclasses with D.Zinman, G. Gelmetti, N.Järvi and G. Albrecht.
During his studies, he has been awarded by various foundations (Lyra Foundation, Hirschmann Foundation, Onassis Foundation,IKY etc.). He appeared in Prag Spring Festival 2010, Dresdner Festspiel etc. In July 2015 he realized his debut at the Musikverein, Vienna in SCL Festival and in June 2016 he will conduct the Berliner Symphoniker in the Philarmonie Hall of Berlin. He conducted various Orchestras such as the NAC Orchestra (Ottawa), Athens State Orchestra, Meiningen Hoffkapelle, 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 National Opera O.Danovsky (RU) among others.