George Petrou
Conductor - I, V

Grammy nominee and Echo Klassik winner George Petrou, is a distinguished conductor with a remarkable international career. He has particular interest in music of the 18th and 19th c. and is currently considered as one of the leading Baroque and Rossini specialists. However, his repertoire is very wide including 20th c. and contemporary music. George Petrou was born in Greece. He studied at the Athens Conservatoire, the Royal College and the Royal Academy of Music in London. He is the artistic director of the renowned Athens based orchestra "Armonia Atenea", with which he tours and records extensively, performing both on period or modern instruments. Since June 2020 he is the Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra of the Greek Radio. From the season 2021-2022 he will be the Artistic director of the "Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen".

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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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