Alessandro Pagliazzi

Alessandro Pagliazzi, conductor, music and Italian diction coach at the Vienna Opera Academy / Festival.

Maestro Alessandro Pagliazzi (conductor / pianist) was born in Florence, Italy as son of opera singer parents. His artistic career began at the “Nico Malan Opera Theatre” in Cape Town in “Carmen” and “Aida”. Since then, Alessandro Pagliazzi has directed numerous concerts and opera productions. One of the highlights of his artistic career was his […]

Pantelis Polychronidis

Pantelis Polychronidis, painist and repetiteur at the Vienna Opera Academy / Festival.

Dr. Pantelis Polychronidis is a collaborative pianist, educator and scholar who performs regularly in both the U.S. and Europe. He is Senior Lecturer at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (Department of Voice/Opera) and also teaches at Vienna Konservatorium. He served as an Assistant Professor in Residence at the University of Nevada, Las […]

Jeremy Cooke

Jeremy Cooke, pianist at the Vienna Opera Academy / Festival.

Jeremy Cooke was born in Colchester, Essex in 1970. After reading music at New College, Oxford he spent two years on the piano accompaniment course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with the assistance of the Countess of Munster Trust. His teachers there included Graham Johnson, Nelly Ben-Or and Gordon Back, and he […]