THE PHILHARMONIC
Georges Yammine
Georges Yammine
  • Violin II

Georges Yammine was born in 1979 in Zekrit, a small village in Lebanon. At the age of 14 he joined the Lebanese National Conservatory to study violin with Professor Michel Keirallah.

A member of the West Eastern Divan Orchestra since 1999, Yammine received a scholarship from Maestro Daniel Barenboim to study in Berlin with Professor Mathis Fischer, who became his mentor to this day. He moved to Germany to the Franz Lizst Hochschule in Weimar and studied for four years with Professor Ute Sukow and Professor Fridemann Eichhorn, then moved to Paris to study for two years with Professor David Riviere.

Georges has been a member of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra since 2009.