Music and Artistic Director
The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Principal Conductor
The Kuopio Symphony Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor
Orchestre de Bretagne
Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra
Welcome to the official website for the Viennese conductor Sascha Goetzel, Principal Conductor of the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, Finland, and Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra.
On this site you can catch up on news, his schedule of international performances, listen to audio clips and watch video footage of the conductor on the podium, as well as read in depth review and press articles in both English and German. The site also features a full interactive calendar of events and a guestbook where you can leave Sascha a message and see what his fans are saying too.
We hope you enjoy the site, and look forward to seeing you at a concert soon.
9th April 2013
Today's Zaman Review: "Borusan İstanbul Philharmonic triumphs with 'Salome'"
Borusan İstanbul Philharmonic Orchestra (BİFO) triumphed yet again while tackling a brave new repertoire: a concert version of Richard Strauss' one-act opera “Salome” on March 28. Its latest debut with this challenging score proves that this orchestra was not merely just up to the task -- it confirms that it now easily ranks among other, longer-established global orchestras.
Read the full review
25th February 2013
Sascha is in Nantes, rehearsing a new production of Mozart's 'Abduction from the Seraglio', and preparing to conduct a concert version of Strauss's 'Salome'.