Yamen Saadi joins the Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera / Vienna Philharmonic
The violinist emerged victorious in his audition for the vacant concertmaster position in June 2022
The young violinist Yamen Saadi is the new concertmaster of the orchestra of the Vienna State Opera / Vienna Philharmonic (Wiener Staatsoper / der Wiener Philharmoniker). The experienced musician, who previously held this position with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, emerged victorious in his audition for the vacant concertmaster position in June 2022 and will play his first duties in the orchestra pit in the current performance series of Sleeping Beauty.
Samedi: “I’m extremely excited to join this wonderful group of musicians, learning all the great operas. Looking forward to this journey!”