Hossein Pishkar – conductor

Hossein Pishkar - conductor

Iranian conductor Hossein Pishkar won the prestigious Deutscher Dirigentenpreis in 2017. In the same year he also won the Ernst-von-Schuch-Preis. Hossein Pishkar is guest conductor at Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Bremer Philharmoniker, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Orchester Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Orchester de Chambre de Lausanne, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini, NDR Radiophilharmonie, Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatsorchester Stuttgart and WDR-Sinfonieorchester.
He was assistant to François-Xavier Rot, Sylvain Cambreling and Daniel Raiskin, the former chief conductor of the Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie in Koblenz. He followed masterclasses with Riccardo Muti and Sir Bernard Haitink. Since 2015 he has participated in the prestigious Dirigentenforum program in Germany, attending lessons with John Carewe, Marko Letonja, Nicolás Pasquet, Mark Stringer and Johannes Schlaefli.
Before moving to Düsseldorf in 2012 to study conducting with Rüdiger Bohn at the Robert Schumann Hochschule, he studied composition and piano in Tehran, where he was born in 1988. In Iran he conducted the Tehran Youth Orchestra and the Tehran School of Music Orchestra.
He began playing traditional Persian music as a child and won numerous awards as a tar player, the typical instrument of Persian culture.


Mark Padmore, Stefano Rossi, OCM, Hossein Pishkar - Colasanti, Britten

31 maggio 2024 – ore 22.15
Teatro Bibiena