Burhan Güner

MetSO Conductor Burhan Güner

Burhan Güner is a conductor, musicologist, writer and presenter. He has worked in opera houses in both Australia and Europe including West Australian Opera, Opera Holland Park (UK) and Komische Oper Berlin (Germany) and is currently working with the opera department at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

In addition to conducting, Burhan enjoys giving talks and developing and presenting shows about music. His most recent project was “Opus Australia’, a concert of Australian string music, that featured a commissioned work from a regional West Australian composer.

He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Berlin New Music Opera Award, The Brian Stacey Award for emerging Australian conductors and the ABC Classic FM/Symphony Australia Music Presentation Fellowship.

He holds a Masters Degree in conducting from Melbourne University where he studied with John Hopkins OBE and a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Western Australia

Concert list



06-Sep-09, 28-Jun-09, 22-Mar-09,

31-Aug-08, 13-Apr-08,

01-Jul-07, 01-Apr-07,

17-Sep-06, 02-Jul-06, 26-Mar-06