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Diminakis Konstntinos

Conductor

 

Konstantinos Diminakis was chosen by the London Symphony Orchestra as one of the most talented young conductors of Europe for 2012.
He attended master classes with international conductors including Zubin Mehta, Sir Simon Rattle, Collin Metters, Daniel Harding, Bertrand de Billy, Ralf Weikert, Mark Stringer and Peter Gulke. As a vocal coach and assistant of Dejan Savic, George Vagianos and Ingomar Rainer, he had the opportunity to work at the State Opera of Thessaloniki and the Palace Theater in Vienna. In the last two seasons Konstantinos was pianist at the "Theater an der Josefstadt" in Vienna and Klagenfurt City Theatre. In November 2013 he is conducting Rossini’s ‚La Cenerentola’ in the National Opera of Greece and in summer 2014 he is conducting ‚Madame Butterfly’ and ‚Le nozze di Figaro’ in Opera de Bauge, France.
In September 2009 Konstantinos Diminakis won the second prize in the "2nd International Competition of Orchestra Conducting" in Weiz, Austria. Moreover in September 2012, he participated in the London Symphony Orchestra Conductors Competition (among the 20 finalists) and in November 2010, in the "Dimitris Mitropoulos" competition (among the 16 finalists). He recently received an invitation to attend the ‘Junior Fellowship’ audition for conducting in Royal College of Music, Manchester, UK (12 invitations worldwide). In September 2013 he won (after orchestra’s musicians voting) the first prize in M.Economou’s masterclass with the City of Athens Orchestra.
The Greek conductor Konstantinos Diminakis was born in 1984 in Thessaloniki-Macedonia, and studied music theory and piano at the Conservatory in Thessaloniki and at the University of Macedonia - Department of Music Science and Art (class D. Evnouhidou). In June 2007 he moved to Vienna where he studied orchestral conducting with Professor Uros Lajovic, choral conducting with Prof. Erwin Ortner and accompaniment with Prof. Konrand Leitner at the University for Music and Performing Arts with the help of a four-year scholarship from the Academy of Athens.
He has conducted among others the RSO ORF Vienna, the Rzeszow Orchestra – Poland, the RNCM Orchestra of Manchester, the Guildhall School of Music Orchestra, the "Vienna Chamber Orchestra", the "Chamber Orchestra Graz," the orchestra of Ploesti-Romania, the'' Orchestra of Colors'' and City Orchestra of Athens and the City Orchestra of Thessaloniki.
He is the chief conductor of the "Orpheus Chamber Orchestra" in Vienna and director of studies at the "Carinthian Summer 2012".

PERSONAL DATA
Name: Konstantinos Diminakis
Born: 05.11.1984 Thessaloniki Greece
Website: www.diminakis.com
Nationality: Greek
Languages:. English, German, Greek, Italian, Croatian

PRIZES/COMPETITIONS

2013 Royal College of Music, Manchester-Junior
Fellowship for Conductors (semi-finalist, between Top 5 )
2012 London Symphony Orchestra Wettbewerb
Donatella Flick ( between 20 finalists )
2010 D.Mitropoulos Wettbewerb, Athen
( beween 12 finalists )
2009 2nd International Competition for Conductors,Weiz
2. Prise
2007 Academy of Athens Scholarship ( 4 Years )

MASTERCLASSES
Sir Simor Rattle, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Harding,
Bertrand de Billy, Peter Gülke, Ralf Weikert,
Achim Holub, Mark Stringer, Svilen Simeonov.


MUSICAL STUDIES

10/2007 - 06/2012 UNIVERSITÄT für MUSIK WIEN
Orchestra Conducting (Prof. U.Lajovic),
Choir Conducting (Prof. E.Ortner),
Korrepetition (Prof. K.Leitner)

10/2002 – 06/2006 UNIVERSITY of MAKEDONIA
THESSALONIKI
Piano (Prof.D.Evnouhidou)


10/1993 – 06/2002 CONSERVATORIUM THESSALONIKI
Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint, Piano.

DIPLOMAS

2012 Mag.Artium Orchestra conducting (MDW)
2006 Mag.Artium Piano
2002 Bachelor Piano
2001 Bachelor Counterpoint
1999 Bachelor Harmony-Theory

 

Repertoire

REPERTOIRE LIST
Symphonic

Bach, J. C.
Sinfonia Nr.2 Es-Dur, op.9

Bach J.S.
Brandenburg Concerto No.3
Orchestral Suite No.2,No.

Barber S.
Adagio for strings op.11

Bartok B.
Divertimento for strings
Concerto for Orchestra
The Miraculous Mandarin

Beethoven L.v.
Egmont Op.84
Fidelio Op.72
Leonore 3
Symphonies n.1-7
Concerto for piano n.3,4,5

Berlioz E.
Symphonie fantastique

Brahms J.
Piano concerto n.1
Symphony n.1,3,4
Tragic Overture, Op.81
Violin concerto

Bruch M.
Violin concerto n.1, Op.26

Bruckner A.
Symphony n.7

Copland A.
Appalachian Spring

Debussy C.
Iberia
La Mer
Nocturnes
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Dvoƙák, A
Cello Concerto, Op.104
Symphony No.7,8,9

Franck C.
Symphony in d minor

Haydn, J
Symphony n.6,7,8,44,86,90,92,96,104

Kodaly Z.
Dances of Galanta

Mahler G.
Symphony n.4,5

Mozart W.A.
Symphony No. 34,35,36,38,39,40,41
Sinfonia Concertante
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K.466
Violin Concerto No. 3,5
Serenade No. 7 ("Haffner"), No. 10
("Gran Partita"), No. 13, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
Divertimento in E-flat, K. 113 (1771)


Ravel M.
Daphnis et Chloé Suite No.2
Piano concerto G-dur
Rapsodie espagnole

Schubert F.
Symphony No.8, D.759

Schoenberg A.
Pierrot lunaire

Sibelius, J
En Saga
Violinkonzert op.47 d-moll

Strauss J.Jr.
The Blue Danube, Op.314
Die Fledermaus Overture
Pizzicato Polka
Kaiser-Walzer, Op.437
Künstlerleben, Op.316

Stravinsky, I
Firebird
L'Histoire du soldat
Petruschka
Septet

Tchaikovsky, P.I.
Piano Concerto n.1
Romeo and Juliet, overture-fantasia
Symphony No.4, Op.36
Symphony No.6, Op.74


Wagner R.
Siegfried-Idyll, WWV 103

Webern, A
5 Movements, Op.5


Operas


Beethoven L.v.
Fidelio

Bizet G.
Carmen

Mozart W.A.
Così fan tutte
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Die Zauberflöte
Don Giovanni
Le nozze di Figaro

Puccini G.
La Boheme
Madama Butterfly
Tosca

Rossini G.
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Guillaume Tell
La Cenerentola
La Gazza Ladra
La Scala di Seta

Strauss J.Jr.
Die Fledermaus

Strawinsky I.
The rake`s progress

Strobl B.
‘Sara und ihre Männer’

Verdi, G
Aida
Un Ballo in Maschera
La Traviata
Il Trovatore
Otello

Wagner R.
Lohengrin, WWV 75
Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90

Weber, C.M.
Der Freischütz, Op.77