Conductor Georgios BalatsinosConductor Georgios Balatsinos

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Selected Experience

Music Director

2010 –Music Director and Principal conductor of the Youth Symphony Orchestra Arabesque (Switzerland)
2015Music Director of the Sinfonietta Mosaïque (Switzerland)
2010 – 2016Guest conducting: Suedwestdeutsche Philarmonie Konstanz, Moscow Philarmonic, Jekaterinenburg Chamber Orchestra, Tomsk Philarmonic Orchestra, Athens State Orchestra, Meininger Hofkapelle, National Greek Opera, Athens Radio Symphony Orchestra, Danube Symphony Orchestra (Budapest), National Orchestra of Lithuania, Sofia Festival Philharmonic, Orchestra of Sanremo, City of Athens Orchestra, Thessaloniki Municipal Orchestra, Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Taurida symphony St. Petersburg, National Opera Greece.



2019Norma, V. Bellini Athens Festival Debut
2019Nozze di figaro, W. A. Mozart
2018Magic Flute, National Opera Athens,
2018Opera by N. Kypourgos, National Opera Athen (premiere),
2015Don pasquale, city theatre Meiningen
2012Rigoleto, National Opera Oleg Danovski (Rumania)



2015 – 2017Panula Academy (Prof. Jorma Panula, Helsinki)
2013 – 2015Master specialised in Conducting at the Conservatorio G. Verdi of Milano (Prof. Vitorio Parisi)
2010 – 2012Master degree in Conducting, University of Arts Luzern (Prof. Ralf Weikert, former Music Director of the Opera House Zurich).
2001 – 2009Studies of violin, viola (solist diplom with Nobuko Imai and Gilad Karni) and composition (with Michael Jarrell) at the Musikhochschule Detmold (2001-2003), Conservatoire de Genève (2003-2007) and University of Arts Bern (2007-2009)

Conductor Georgios Balatsinos in concert


2017Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation (one of six active conductors selected by P. Eötvös with scolarship)
2016Prof. Johannnes Schlaefli, Radolfelacademie with Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, see press article…
2015David Zinman, International Conducting Masterclass with the NAC Orchestra in Ottawa (one of four active conductors selected by D. Zinman with full scolarship),
2014 – 2015Neeme Järvi and Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Gstaad Menuhin Festival conducting academy with the Gstaad Festival Orchestra (active participant)
2011 – 2014Accademia Musicale Chigiana with Gianluigi Gelmetti (active participant)
2014Järvi Academy (winter and summer), Pärnu (active participant)
2010 – 2016Jorma Panula, Amsterdam (2010), Helsinki / Turku, Panula Academy (2015-16), Nordic Masterclasses / Kuopio (Kuopio Symphony Orchesta and Turku Philarmonic, active participant)



20182nd Prize “Bucharest International Conducting Competition”
20183rd Prize International Conducting Competition “G. Facchinetti”, see press article…
2017Selected as one of the top three finalists at the workshop INTERAKTION of the Kritisches Orchesters Berlin by members of German orchestras such as Berlin Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden and Staatskapelle Berlin etc.
2016Semifinalist of Donatella Flick International Conducting Competition (UK)
20162nd Prizewinner of the International Concert Competition for Young Conductors in Berlin
20152nd Prize of the International Competition for Youth Orchestras with the Youth Symphony Orchestra Arabesque, Concerts at the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna.
20121st prize at the International Competition for Conductors in Costanta
2005 – 2010Awards of various foundations (Lyra Foundation, Hirschmann Foundation, Onassis Foundation, IKY etc.).