Chamber Music Festival - Minoa Palace Resort - Konstantinos Sifakis

Konstantinos Sifakis

Born in 1994 in Thessaloniki and raised in Aridea, Pella, Greece. He started studying the double bass in Athens in the class of Tasos Kazaglis. Since 2017 he has been studying in Codarts University of Arts in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with professors Matthew Midgley and Luis Cabrera. He took part in productions of the National Dutch Opera (with the Nederlands Philarmonisch Orkest) and the Greek National Opera and was selected as member of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra for 2017 and 2018, where he played as principal double bass under the baton of distinguished conductors, like Pablo Heras-Casado and Kazushi Ono. He has been the principal of the Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra since 2015 and the Greek Youth Symphony Orchestra since 2017. In September of 2018 he is going to be the principal in the orchestra of the Conservatories of Rotterdam and the Hague, conducted by the great conductor Valery Gergiev.