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Described as a conductor with “extensive gestures, clarity, precision and genuine passion”, Vlad Vizireanu continues to make an impressive and dynamic mark on the world of music as an international conductor and educator. A regular presence on the competition circuit, Vizireanu drew international attention when he won Second Prize at the 2013 Cadaqués Conducting Competition in a concert televised from L'Auditori de Barcelona. He then made his debut with the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall as a Donatella Flick Competition finalist in 2016. He was invited to the 2018 Malko Competition with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and was also invited among 14 conductors (out of 400 applicants worldwide). ) to participate in the renowned Mahler Conducting Competition with the Bamberg Symphony.

As a recent winner of the Only Stage and Hans von Bülow conducting competitions in 2021, his upcoming debuts include the “La Verdi” Orchestra of Milan, the Orfeo Academy Orchestra (Oregon Music Festival), the Orquesta della Magna Grecia, the Varna State Opera, the Budapest MÁV Symphony Orchestra, the Brașov Philharmonic and the Florentine Chamber Orchestra. Other orchestras he has conducted include the Tonhalle-Orchester, the Lucerne Festival Strings, the New World Symphony, and the Manhattan School of Music Symphony. He has also served as substitute conductor for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, Naples (Florida) Philharmonic, and Sarasota Orchestra. His recent and future engagements include the Wiener Kammerorchester, the Lille National Orchestra, the Romanian National Radio and Chamber Orchestras, the Moldova Iași Philharmonic, the Sibiu State Philharmonic, the Ploiești Philharmonic and the Targu Philharmonic. Mures. He has been invited to conduct at the Gstaad Festival, the Castleton Festival and the Chautauqua Music Festival.

In the fall of 2013 he was invited to make his debut at the renowned Enescu Festival in Bucharest, where he conducted a concert alongside members of the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Royal Camerata. He returned to conduct the Royal Camerata at the 2015 edition of the Enescu Festival with soloist Rebekka Hartmann. Since then, he has been re-invited to the 2019 and 2021 editions with the Orchester National de Lille and the Wiener Kammerorchester.

His main conducting teachers were David Effron, Arthur Fagen, Timothy Russell and William Reber. He has conducting degrees from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (M.A.M.) and Arizona State University (D.M.A.) and studied musicology and piano performance at the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A. Sciences). In addition, he studied with David Zinman at the 2016 Tonhalle Orchestra Master Class, with Kurt Masur at the Manhattan School of Music Conducting Seminar in 2015, and was selected for two consecutive years as one of only seven conductors in the entire world to study with Bernard Haitink at the 2013 and 2014 Lucerne Easter Festival. Vizireanu was one of the last Lorin Maazel students to receive a full scholarship at the 2014 Castleton Festival. He also received the prestigious 2013 Chautauqua Conducting Scholarship in New York, where he was an assistant to Timothy Muffitt. His other mentors included Michael Tilson Thomas (2014, Masterclass with the New World Symphony), Neeme Järvi (2016, Gstaad Music Festival), Franz Welster-Möst (2010, Masterclass during the residence of the University Orchestra from Indiana at Cleveland) and James DePriest (2011, ASU Masterclass in conducting).

A passionate advocate of new music, Vizireanu is the founder and executive director of the Impulse New Music Festival (INMF), which brings together young composers and instrumentalists to study and perform new compositions. In addition to numerous INMF world premieres, Vizireanu has presented new compositions with the Castleton Festival Orchestra, Cadaqués Symphony and the Hebrides New Music Ensemble. Some new scores he has recently recorded include Max Grafe's Light Show, Joshua Groffman's Scherzo for Orchestra and Evelyne Davis's Concerto for Two Percussionists. He recently commissioned several new compositions from renowned Los Angeles composer Michael Glenn Williams and conducted their world premieres with the Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble and the Sibiu Philharmonic.

Vizireanu made his operatic debut in 2013 with the Arizona State University Opera in Johann Strauss Jr.'s Die Fledermaus. He served as assistant conductor to Lorin Maazel and Timothy Muffitt with productions of Dialogue of the Carmelites, Madama Butterfly and Don Giovanni.

Vizireanu was recently appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Ploiești Philharmonic in Romania. He served as music director of the Knox Galesburg Symphony in Illinois and the North Shore Symphony in New York. He was previously assistant conductor of the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic and director of the New West Symphony's "Harmony Project," whose goal was to inspire young children to develop a lifelong love of music through education and exciting musical experiences. . He also served as the Artistic Director of “Enescu & The Americas”, an organization that encourages cultural exchange between Romania and the United States through the music of Romania's greatest composer: George Enescu.

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