Burhan Güner is a conductor of opera, orchestral and choral music, whose repertoire spans mainstream and contemporary works.
Burhan has worked predominately in opera including Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master with West Australian Opera and Assistant Conductor at Opera Holland Park (UK) and as a Hospitant at the Komische Oper Berlin.
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 has also been a Young Artist Conductor with West Australian Opera.
In addition to conducting Burhan enjoys giving talks, writing, and developing and presenting shows, about music.
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, and has participated in national and international masterclasses.