Mihhail Gerts, laureate of 2014 Competition

photo : Kaupo Kikkas

Mihhail Gerts is one of the most profiled Estonian conductors of the younger generation. He finished his studies in the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and in the Academy of Music “Hanns Eisler”, Berlin.
In 2011, he received his PhD. In 2013, he was accepted into the Dirigentenforum program by the German Music Council.
In 2014, he was awarded the finalist diploma of the 3rd Evgeny Svetlanov Conducting Competition in Paris. In the same year, he won the German Operetta Award for Young Conductors and was finalist of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in London. He will have his debut with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin in December 2014.
From 2007 to 2014, he was a staff conductor in the Estonian National Opera where he conducted more than 30 different productions, including “Cosi fan tutte”, “La Cenerentola”, “Wilhelm Tell”, “Norma”, “Un Ballo in Maschera”, “Traviata”, “Rigoletto”, “Carmen”, “Tosca”, “La Bohème”, as well as numerous ballets and operettas.
As a guest conductor he has appeared in Teatro La Fenice (Venice), Teatro delle Muse (Ancona), Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, Musikalische Komödie/Oper Leipzig (Germany), Mikhailovsky Theater (St. Petersburg), Northern Ballet (Leeds), National Opera of Belarus (Minsk). He has also conducted orchestras such as Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra etc.

Website: http://www.mihhailgerts.com
Contact: Productions Internationales Albert Sarfati

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