Alexandros Diamantis is deputy musical director and conductor at the Theater des Westens (Berlin).
He was born in 1983 in Athens and studied the piano and Music Theory at the National Conservatory (Athens Greece). He has also studied Musicology at the University of Athens. With a scholarship of the Academy of Athens, he studied Orchestra Conducting at the Academy of Music of Munich, in the class of Professor Bruno Weil (entrance in the third semester due to high level of performance, Bachelor and Master). Simultaneously he completed his PhD at the University of Athens, on the subject “The Ancient Greek Tragedy in the Western European Opera of the Neoclassic in the Interwar period”.
He has worked as a piano accompanist at the Bavarian Philharmonic (Munich), at various productions of the National Opera of Athens, at the opera production of the Munich airport “This New Ocean” and at the international production of “Cosi fan tutte” of Mozart at the castle of Weikersheim (Germany), where he also contributed as Assistant Conductor.
He has been the Conductor of the Philudiker (Munich) and of the various ensembles of the Bavarian Philharmonic, with which he was on tour in 2010 in 9 cities of South-Korea. He is also the Conductor of the „Ergon Ensemble for Modern Music“, of the Orchestra of the University of Athens, of the Asonietta and of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Athens. He has also conducted the Georgian Chamber Orchestra of Ingolstadt, the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Jalas Chamber Orchestra Finnland, the Athens State Orchestra, the Bad-Reichenhall Philharmonic, the Orchestra of the Academy of Music of Munich, the Orchestra of the Festival of Paxoi and the “Ensemble Octapus for modern music”. He was the choice of the orchestra members at every audition he participated in.
In 2010 he won the Richard Wagner scholarship and from 2014 he gives musicology lectures in central Europe. He speaks English, German, French and Italian.