Georgios Balatsinos is one of the most promising conductors of his generation, who is recognised for the maturity and intensity of his performances. His conducting mentors are David Zinman, Peter Eötvös, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Ralf Weikert and Neeme Järvi. He has conducted in prestigious Festivals and 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, Wolfgang Boettcher, Armin Bachmann, Francesco Nicolosi, Christina Poulitsi and Nobuko Imai. He conducted orchestras all over Europe; in his home country, Greece: the Greek National Opera, Athens State Orchestra, Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Greek National Radio Orchestra, City of Athens Symphony Orchestra. And outside Greece: Berlin Symphony Orchestra (Germany), National Arts Orchestra (Canada), Meiningen Hofkapella (Germany), Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz (Germany), Gstaad Festival Orchestra (Switzerland), Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice (France), Moscow Philharmonic (Russia) Novosibirsk Philarmonic (Russia) to name a few, as well as in Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria or Lithuania.
<W.A. Mozart: Dies Irae from ‘Requiem’, Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra & Novosibirsk Choir Capella, conducted by Georgios Balatsinos>