GEORGI DIMITROV is pupil of famous violin pedagogue B. Rosenberg. He graduated from the Bulgarian State Conservatory – Sofia where he majored in orchestra conducting with Prof. Vladi Simeonov and violin under Prof. Mikhail Balkanski. He specialized under Yevgeny Mravinsky and Arvid Yansons in Leningrad (currently St. Petersburg).
In 1972, Dimitrov assumed the position of conductor of the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, and from 1981 has served as the Principal Conductor and Director of the State Opera, Rousse, as well as conductor at the Sofia Opera.
In 1990-1995, he directed the San Marino Symphony Orchestra and was conferred with the highest distinction of the Republic – Cavalier of the Santa Agatha Order.
From the 1995/1996 season, Georgi Dimitrov functions as music director and principal conductor of the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra. In the capacity of conductor of the Opera and Philharmonic Society of Plovdiv, he has realized numerous projects, tours of the ensemble at home and abroad, as well as participation in the opening ceremony of the European Month of Culture – Plovdiv (1999), directly broadcast on the Eurovision.
He has conducted all Bulgarian orchestras and has been invited to guest-conduct in Russia, Romania, Hungary, Germany, Italy, Poland, the Czech Republic, Cuba, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and others.
His impressive repertoire includes symphonic works, opera works, cantata-oratorical pieces. Regularly holds master classes in conducting and acts as panel member on jury boards of international competitions for conductors.
The German newspaper Südkurier of Baden Württemberg wrote about him: “We need to mention the Bulgarian guest conductor Georgi Dimitrov, who places himself and his superb conducting always in the service of the music flourishing under his hands. With his delicate movements, he creates with his “instrument” – the orchestra, worlds of sounds and immerses listeners in surreal amazement…”.