GYSO becomes the new Orchestra in Residence at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall

A new era begins for the Greek Youth Symphony Orchestra (GYSO), as it becomes Orchestra in Residence at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall. The GYSO, which aims at providing high quality performances and fostering the artistic growth of young musicians, looks forward to a very creative collaboration with this leading arena for cultural and educational activities in Greece. Read here the …

Returning on stage at the Konzerthaus Berlin

After a long period of absence due to the COVID pandemic, Grammenos returns on stage at the wonderful hall of the Konzerthaus Berlin to perform at the opening concert of the Young Euro Classic. He will perform Schubert’s “Der Hirt auf dem Felsen” with two distinguished artists, soprano Christina Poulitsi and pianist Julien Quentin.  Full program here:

Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl

After Rachmaninov’s 2nd piano concerto with the Cameristi della Scala & Khatia Buniatishvili earlier this year, Grammenos returns to the podium at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl. This time, for his Symphonic Dances and the Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, with the winner of the ARD competition Alexej Gorlatch.Click here for more info about the program and the tickets:

New Year’s Gala with the Cameristi della Scala & Khatia Buniatishvili

What could be more exciting than celebrating New Year’s day conducting the prestigious Cameristi della Scala and the world renowned soloist Khatia Buniathishvili, on Rachmaninov’s piano concerto No 2 ? The esteemed Milanese Orchestra from Teatro alla Scala, led by Dionysis Grammenos, will present a Russian flavour program to the Crans Montana Classics, including Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty Suite & Polonaise from the Opera Eugene Onegin as well as Johann Strauss’ Russian March, among …

Mozart’s Magic Flute with the Casco Phil –  the Chamber Orchestra of Belgium

Passionate about Opera, Grammenos conducts Mozart’s last operatic masterpiece, The Magic Flute, with the Chamber Orchestra of Belgium on the 28th of December 2019, in a concertante performance for the Klassiek Leeft Meesterlijk festival.The cast includes Belgian Soprano Ilse Eerens (Pamina), Prize Winner at the ARD Music Competition; tenor Thomas Blondelle as Tamino; name-to-watch Lisa Mostin  (Queen of the Night) and Lucas van den Eynde, in the role of Papageno. Click here for …

Opening the season of the Athens State Orchestra with Brahms’ First Symphony

In his debut concert with the Athens State Orchestra, Grammenos conducts Brahms’ masterpiece for the opening concert of the season, which will take place on the island of Tinos on the 3rd of September 2019. The program also includes Skalkotas’ 5 Greek Dances and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Click here for more info about the program and the venue of the concert. Passionate about the music of Johannes Brahms, …

Lettres de musiciens à l’Europe # Grèce

For the French-speaking friends (and not only!) : Grammenos’ letter to Europe, published by the French magazine La Leattre du Musicien!

Thrilled to lead the NYOS for the second time this season

After his debut in April 2019 with the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland at the Glasgow City Halls, guest conductor Dionysis Grammenos will lead the NYOS Senior Orchestra for the second time this season with a repertoire including Kabalevsky’s Second Symphony, Panufnik’s Concerto Festivo and Schumann’s Cello Concerto, featuring Alexey Stadler as a soloist. Find out more at

Grammenos returns to the Canadian Opera Company for Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

This September, Dionysis Grammenos returns to the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto to work with Johannes Debus on a production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. The production, originally created by Robert Carsen for the Metropolitan Opera, New York, features Joyce El-Khoury as Tatiana and Canadian baritone Gordon Bintner as Onegin. More info: