George Petrou
Conductor - I, V

Born in Greece, he has the most successful career both as conductor and as pianist. His repertoire ranges from classical to the romantic period, with particular interest in the Baroque repertoire: the engraving of Haendel’s Tamerlano with MDG has received the prestigious Echo Klassik Award for "Best Album of the Year 2008". As a pianist he performed at the Barbican Hall, the Carnegie Recital Hall, the Berlin Philharmonie, recording for major radio such as BBC3, the Deutschland Radio, and the Radio de la Suisse Romande. As a conductor he collaborates with such orchestras as the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Orchestre National du Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and the Tchaikovsky Radio Orchestra in Moscow.

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Il trionfo di Clelia, Megaron, Atene
30/04/2012

“Il Maestro George Petrou, [è] pioniere del barocco musicale ellenico[…] La sua “Kamerata” alias “Armonia Atenea”, ha raggiunto in pochi anni livelli di eccellenza nel maneggio degli strumenti antichi, perfino dei prestigiosi ottoni naturali.”

Classic Voice, Aprile 2012

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