Chia Amos(conductor)

Recognized for his remarkable versatility in opera, ballet, and symphonic conducting, the fast-rising young Singaporean conductor Chiya Amos is currently Conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre Alania, as well as Regular Guest Conductor of the Alania Mariinsky Orchestra at the North Ossetian Philharmonic.

After making his debut as an emergency substitute conductor with Cosi fan tutte in St. Petersburg, Chiya has been regularly invited as an opera and ballet conductor in several opera theatres throughout Russia such as the Mariinsky Theatre,

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RNO-Alania Opera and Ballet Theatre, Buryat Opera and Ballet Theatre, St. Petersburg Tchaikovsky Ballet, as well as other opera companies around the world including the Opera Royal de Wallonie, Shanghai Opera House and Opera Viva Singapore, among others. His operatic and ballet repertoire include Le nozze di Figaro, Cosi fan tutte, Die Zauberflote, Don Giovanni, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Carmen, La traviata, La boheme, Aida, Rigoletto, Falstaff, Macbeth, Der fliegende Hollander, Eugene Onegin, Iolanta, Tannhauser, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Sylvia, Pulcinella, Petrushka, Firebird, and Jeu de cartes.

As a symphonic conductor, Chiya holds the distinction of being the first Singaporean to conduct in several major cities in Russia, and frequently guest conducts some of Russia’s prominent orchestras including the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Capella Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, and others. In the recent seasons he has also worked with the KLASSIKA Orchestra, Togliatti Symphony Orchestra, Murmansk Philharmonic Orchestra, Tomsk Symphony Orchestra, Baltic Sea Philharmonic; Budapest MAV Symphony Orchestra, Manila Symphony Orchestra, 1B1 Ensemble, Sichuan Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Ensemble of the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Cadaques Orchestra, Tokyo-HARUSAI Festival Orchestra, and at the International Musical Olympus Festival,
Estivals de Musique en Medoc, and the Singapore International Festival of Music.

Upcoming highlights of the 2019/2020 season include returning to the Alania Mariinsky Theatre to conduct Aida, La Traviata, Onegin, and Carmen, opening the 80th season with a new production of Rigoletto at the Buryat Opera and Ballet Theatre, as well as debuts with the Filarmonia Orchestra Xalapa, Kostroma Symphony Orchestra, and others.

Following piano and composition studies at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, Chiya graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory where he studied opera-symphonic conducting with Leonid Korchmar. He also studied conducting with Riccardo Muti in Tokyo and Teodor Currentzis in Perm, vocal coaching with Larisa Gergieva at
the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers, and was an assistant conductor to Yan Pascal Tortelier with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Philharmonic in 2016-2017. Chiya has been awarded several prizes in piano, composition, and conducting, including the First Prize at the II International Conducting Competition St. Petersburg Open in Russia (2017), and has been generously supported by the FJ Benjamin-Singapore Symphony Orchestra and the Trailblazer Foundation Singapore.


Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall

Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo vol.2
Riccardo Muti Introduces the Young Musicians Selected for the Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo - Selection of Pieces from “Macbeth”(Excerpts/Concert Style/With Subtitles)

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