Sascha Goetzel

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra

Goetzel is the consummate showman... [with] fine sense of orchestral colors.
The Guardian - Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic at BBC Proms, July 2014

This native of Vienna created a Mozart which was fresh, vital, yet always nuanced, unbelievably colorful, and was an excellent partner for the singers.
Der Kurier - Vienna Staatsoper, Le Nozze di Figaro, November 2014


The Viennese conductor Sascha Goetzel has crafted a dynamic global reputation as both a music director and guest conductor. As Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra since 2009, he has raised the ensemble to even higher artistic standards and garnered it international recognition with appearances at the Salzburg Festival, BBC Proms, and Vienna Musikverein. Maestro Goetzel has previously held titles with the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra in Japan, Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne, and Kuopio Symphony in Finland.

Maestro Goetzel’s conducting recent and upcoming guest engagements include the . . .

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