Artistic Directors

Founders of the Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien
Silvia Gelos & Gustav Balanesco (Foto:
© Charles Nichols)


Silvia Gelos
Austrian flutist · studies with Robert Wolf at the University of Music Vienna · Master Classes with Aurele Nicolet, Wolfgang Schulz and Peter Lukas Graf · Founder of the Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien ® together with Gustav Balanesco · 1988-90 member of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra and the chamber orchestra of the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires · concerts as a soloist, chamber musician and as head of international flute master classes especially with twentieth-century pieces in many European countries,
the Far East and South America



Gustav Balanesco
Austrian pianist · studies of the Tschaikowsky Conservatory in Moscow · founder of the Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien ® together with Silvia Gelos · concerts as soloist and chamber musician particularly with twentieth-century pieces in Europe, U.S.A., Asia and South America · Gustav Balanesco holds piano master classes and chamber music especially with twentieth-century pieces in Austria, Italy, Spain, Germany, Russia, Estonia, China, Indonesia, USA and South America.