Biography



The Greek Conductor Theodoros Orfanidis was born in Herisau Switzerland. His family returned to northern Greece and it was here he began his music studies in earnest. Studying harmony, counterpoint and fugue in Thessaloniki as well as classical singing and piano his musical talents were recognised at an early stage and he was offered the position of assistant conductor for the Saint Chrysostomos Choir and Orchestra with principal conductor Chrysostomos Stamoulis. He was also invited to teach at several conservatoires in Greece.

In 2005 the reputation of Theodoros Orfanidis was growing and he was invited to work in The Netherlands. Here he was invited as guest conductor of various ensembles.

His training as a conductor and pianist saw him studying with a range of international concert artiata and conductors, variously:
Rene Gulikers, George Hadjinikos, Ulrich Rademacher, Ingo Lenke, Theodoros Antoniou, to name but a few.

His professional portfolio has seen him in great demand as a conductor where he has already been invited to guest in several European countries. His work includes conducting in the UK, Greece, Spain, Austria, The Netherlands, Italy and Polland.

In the summer of 2010 he formed together with his wife Soprano Sonia Theodoridou Orchestra Mobile, the first orchestra which brings together musicians from all over Europe. Orchestra Mobile is at the moment active in Berlin, Athens, Amsterdam, Thessaloniki, and more cities. One year later they formed The Human Voice, their own record label.