Sascha Goetzel

Music and Artistic Director
The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic
Principal Guest Conductor
Orchestre de Bretagne
Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra


Welcome to the official website for the Viennese conductor Sascha Goetzel, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne and the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra in Japan.

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.

1st July 2013

East meets West in music in Istanbul

In Istanbul – the city which stands at the crossroads of Asia and Europe – an orchestra has become a prominent element of its vibrant cultural scene: the Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra.

The talented Austrian Sascha Goetzel is the orchestra’s artistic director and principal conductor.

Read the full article at

28th June 2013

Sascha's Moscow debut

Sascha conducted the orchestra of Stanislavsky Theatre in an event arranged by the City of Vienna and its Mayor, Dr Michael Häupl, with four young soloists from Theater an der Wien, in excerpts of Johann Strauss' 'Die Fledermaus'. It brought the house down!

Read more at (Russian)

See the images from the show

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