The San Diego Story selected Sameer’s May 2018 performance with the La Jolla Symphony as one of the best of 2018. Click here to read more!
Sameer is a Music Director Finalist with the Savannah Philharmonic, and will guest conduct them in November 2018. Click here to read more!
Sameer is featured in SPAN, an online magazine published by the U.S. Embassy in India. Click here to read the story!
The Solti Foundation U.S. has awarded Sameer an opera conducting residency. He will join the production of Puccini’s Tosca this spring with North Carolina Opera
For the third year in a row, Sameer wins a Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award. This award is given annually to promising young conductors as they launch their careers. Click here for the press release!
La Jolla Symphony and Sameer Patel delight with 20th century Masterpieces- click here to read the glowing review from the San Diego Union-Tribune!
Sameer makes his Jacobs Masterworks debut with the San Diego Symphony February 10-11, 2018. The concerts feature the world premiere of Adam Schoenberg's Orchard in Fog, a violin concerto written for and performed by Anne Akiko Meyers.
In the summer of 2017, Sameer joins the Sun Valley Summer Symphony as Associate Conductor. The organization is the largest privately funded, free admission orchestra in the United States, and its musicians come from some of North America's finest ensembles, including the San Francisco Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Houston Symphony, San Diego Symphony, and many others. In this position, Sameer will conduct the orchestra on three programs, assist Music Director Alasdair Neale, present their popular pre-concert Lawn Chats, and work with young musicians at their Summer Music Institute. Please click here for the news release.
Sameer will conduct two programs on the San Diego Symphony's 2017-2018 Masterworks Season. He makes his highly anticipated subscription debut leading a program of Liszt's Les Preludes, the world premiere of Adam Schoenberg's Violin Concerto with Anne Akiko Meyers as soloist, and Jean Sibelius's Symphony no. 5 (February 10-11, 2018). He also leads a program featuring a Beyond the Score investigation and performance of Rachmaninoff's Isle of the Dead (February 9, 2018). More information on Sameer's concerts, as well as the entire San Diego Symphony 2017-2018 Season can be seen here.
Sameer shines in his debut with the Fresno Philharmonic. Click here to read the glowing review and wide coverage in the Fresno Bee of his week as a Music Director candidate.
Sameer has been recommended by the Accademia Musicale Chigiana and Maestro Daniele Gatti for future guest conducting engagements in Europe, and will return to Italy in September 2016 to lead two programs with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo
Out of more than 120 applications, Sameer is one of only six conductors to participate in the Accademia Musicale Chigiana's masterclass with Daniele Gatti, Chief Conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. As the only American conductor selected for this honor, Sameer will work daily with Maestro Gatti and the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana, making his debut with the orchestra on August 12, 2016 at the Teatro dei Rozzi in Siena.
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