Gabriel Bebeselea

At 28 years of age, Gabriel Bebeșelea is already recognised "one of the most gifted conductors born in the last decades in Romania" (George Enescu Festival Journal, September 7th 2011).
Admired for his enthusiasm and musicality, his reputation grew substantially and rapidly over the last years, being appointed Principal Conductor of the Romanian National Opera House Iași in 2011, Principal Conductor of the Sibiu/Hermannstadt Philharmonic Orchestra in 2014 and, as of the 2015-16 concert season, he began his tenure as Principal Conductor of National Romanian Opera House Cluj- Napoca.
Beside these positions, he performs regularly with orchestras such as the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Romanian National Radio Orchestra, the Bucharest National Opera House, the Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, the Hungarian Opera House Cluj-Napoca, and the Cluj-Napoca Romanian National Opera House, just to name a few.
Winner of the "Lovro von Matačić Conducting Competition" (2015) and the "Jeunesses Musicales Conducting Competition" (2010), Gabriel Bebeșelea enjoys a close association with two of the world's most appreciated conductors: Bernard Haitink and Kurt Masur. In 2015, Gabriel Bebeșelea was selected to study as an active participant with Bernard Haitink at the Lucerne Festival at Easter and with Kurt Masur at the Aurora Classical Festival.
A notable opera conductor, Bebeșelea was presented with the “Best Conductor” award by the Romanian National Opera Houses Awards in 2014. The same year, he was semifinalist of the “Donatella Flick” London Symphony Conducting Competition.
In 2011 Gabriel Bebeșelea was offered an internship at the world renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, as part of a scholarship presented by the National University of Music Bucharest. As an intern with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, he had the possibility to attend the rehearsals an learn from some of the most distinguished conductors nowadays: Mariss Jansons, Bernard Haitink, Herbert Blomstedt, Cristoph von Dohnanyi, Philippe Herreweghe, David Zinman and Eliahu Inbal.
One of Gabriel Bebeșelea's passions is working with young musicians. Since 2011 he has been Principal Conductor of the Moldavian National Youth Orchestra while also being committed to his position as Principal Conductor of the Sibiu/Hermannstadt Youth Orchestra, ensemble where he held the position of Music Director between 2006-2009.
In 2009 he was appointed Chief Conductor of the Icon Arts Ensemble – one of the most appreciated ensembles dedicated to contemporary music, enjoying success on stages throughout Europe.
In 2010 he graduated with Summa cum laude from the Cluj Napoca Music Academy with a Bachelor’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting as a pupil of Petre Sbarcea. Two years later he graduated the Master’s Degree Program of the National University of Music Bucharest as a student of Horia Andreescu’s Orchestra Conducting Class. Nowadays he is a PhD candidate at the National University of Music Bucharest under the guidance of Prof. Dan Dediu.
He currently resides in Vienna where he graduated the Postgraduate Studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, at the class of Prof. Mark Stringer.

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