September 03 , 2020 /Thursday/
18.30 hours Hall “M-Ro G.Atanasov”
Conductor: Sebastian Almanzar /Colombia/
Soloist: Maria Desislava Stoycheva – piano
F. Chopin – Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No1, op. 11
L. van Beethoven – Symphony No1, op.21
Sebastian Almanzar was born in 1994 in Medellin city, Colombia. He began his studies in Music at the age of 5 years old, singing in choirs in the city.
He was a singer with the more important choirs in Medellin, and had the opportunity to started conducting several times those choirs.
In 2012, he started his bachelor in music-conducting department, with Cecilia Espinosa and Alejandro Posada, and finished in 2017.
In 2018, Sebastian Began his bachelor in the The University of Music and Performing Arts, Viena with Professor Simeon Pironkoff (Bulgaria) .
He has won several prizes in Colombia such as; 1. Worhshop and competition with the Medellin Philarmonic Orchestra, first place. Winner of the competition Young talents with the Eafit symphony Ochestra in Medellin, winner two times on the competition with the National symphony orchestra of Colombia (2017 and 2019) .
Recently he got the second place at the European Union conducting competition, with more of 300 applicants all around the world and conducted the Pazardjik symphony orchestra. He conducted also the Vienna Symphony orchestra (2020) in the application sarching for an Assistent for maestro Andres Orozco-Estrada.