Michalis Papapetrou

Conductor, répétiteur and orchestrator, he was born in Athens. He studied music and advanced music theory at the Hellenic Conservatory and musicology at the Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He continued his studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich with Bruno Weil and Klaus von Wildemann. He has conducted the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bad Reichenhall, the String Orchestra of Ingolstadt, the String Orchestra of Heilbronn, the Greek National Opera Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, Armonia Atenea, the Orchestra of Colours, the Athens Municipality Symphony Orchestra, etc. He was distinguished among 217 participants at the Mitropoulos Conducting Competition as he was one of the eight best finalists. He has worked with the European Opera Centre, Greek National Opera, Athens Epidaurus Festival, Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, etc. // Last update of the biography: July 2022.