Michalis Economou is one of the most important and most talented conductors and composers of the European Musikszene.

As a former Music Director of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, Chief conductor of that Orchestra has Athens Symphony and Music Director of the Orchestra of colours Michalis Economou created an important role on the cultural scene of the region. He is the conductor of the annual gala of the laureates concert the "Placido Domingo Operalia competition" and also Chairman of the Music Department of the Technical University Athens.

Michael Economou regular guest and head many mean symphony orchestras. These include the Athens State Orchestra, Athens Symphony Orchestra Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Orchestra of colours, the Greek National Radio Orchestra Symphony, Greek of National Radio Orchestra of contemporary music, Camerata Orchestra of Megaron, Hellenic modern ensemble, Orchestra of Patras, Athens municipality new music ensemble Alea III contemporary ensemble of Boston, Boston University Symphony Orchestra, Boston University new music ensemble, the Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Festival Orchestra di Sofia, Batumi / Georgia Festival Orchestra, Radio Orchestra Albania, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Győr Philharmonic Orchestra and the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a composer he won eleven national - and international composition competitions - including the "ALEA III international composition competition" and "Dimitris Mitropoulos International composition competition". His works have been performed Around the world - he's got the job, the music at the Carnegie Hall and other venues for the Athens Megaron Concert Hall to compose. Michalis Economous great musical talent was discovered early - began studying music theory, composition and violin as a child. His first public appearance as a conductor was he at the age of 15 - perform his own composition for Chamber Orchestra and mixed choir. After graduating from the Conservatory of Athens, he expanded his studies in musicology at the University of Athens. Then, in 1997, he moved to the United States. He received scholarships to the prestigious Boston University, where he studied conducting and composition with Lukas Foss, Theodore Antoniou and David Hoose. Maestro Economou earned his master of music in conducting in 1999 and doctor was in 2001.

Maestro Economou since 2003, Professor of orchestral conducting in Athens and since May 2004 Chairman and artistic director of the Music Department at the National Technical University Athen.

.He is also an active artist of the newly founded organization EMMA for peace (Europe-Mediterranean-Music Academy) under the honorary Presidency of Riccardo Muti. This Foundation was established by cultural commitment of the entrepreneur Paolo Petro light to life.

Michalis Economou represented by IMG Artists Agency.

 

Michalis Economou is one of the most important and most talented conductors and composers of the European Musikszene.

As a former Music Director of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, Chief conductor of that Orchestra has Athens Symphony and Music Director of the Orchestra of colours Michalis Economou created an important role on the cultural scene of the region. He is the conductor of the annual gala of the laureates concert the "Placido Domingo Operalia competition" and also Chairman of the Music Department of the Technical University Athens.

Michael Economou regular guest and head many mean symphony orchestras. These include the Athens State Orchestra, Athens Symphony Orchestra Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Orchestra of colours, the Greek National Radio Orchestra Symphony, Greek of National Radio Orchestra of contemporary music, Camerata Orchestra of Megaron, Hellenic modern ensemble, Orchestra of Patras, Athens municipality new music ensemble Alea III contemporary ensemble of Boston, Boston University Symphony Orchestra, Boston University new music ensemble, the Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Festival Orchestra di Sofia, Batumi / Georgia Festival Orchestra, Radio Orchestra Albania, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Győr Philharmonic Orchestra and the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a composer he won eleven national - and international composition competitions - including the "ALEA III international composition competition" and "Dimitris Mitropoulos International composition competition". His works have been performed Around the world - he's got the job, the music at the Carnegie Hall and other venues for the Athens Megaron Concert Hall to compose. Michalis Economous great musical talent was discovered early - began studying music theory, composition and violin as a child. His first public appearance as a conductor was he at the age of 15 - perform his own composition for Chamber Orchestra and mixed choir. After graduating from the Conservatory of Athens, he expanded his studies in musicology at the University of Athens. Then, in 1997, he moved to the United States. He received scholarships to the prestigious Boston University, where he studied conducting and composition with Lukas Foss, Theodore Antoniou and David Hoose. Maestro Economou earned his master of music in conducting in 1999 and doctor was in 2001.

Maestro Economou since 2003, Professor of orchestral conducting in Athens and since May 2004 Chairman and artistic director of the Music Department at the National Technical University Athen.

.He is also an active artist of the newly founded organization EMMA for peace (Europe-Mediterranean-Music Academy) under the honorary Presidency of Riccardo Muti. This Foundation was established by cultural commitment of the entrepreneur Paolo Petro light to life.

Michalis Economou represented by IMG Artists Agency.

 

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