Trisdee na Patalung

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Trisdee na Patalung

Trisdee na Patalung (Thai: ทฤษฎี ณ พัทลุง; RTGSThritsadi Na Phatthalung; born 9 March 1986) is a Thai composer and conductor. He is the Music Director of the Bangkok Baroque Ensemble and the Resident Conductor of the Orpheus Choir of Bangkok.[1]

Na Patalung began studying music at the age of 13.[2] At the age of 15, he stopped his formal education when he met Somtow Sucharitkul, who became his teacher and mentor.[2] At the same time, he began working for the Bangkok Opera as a repetiteur and an assistant conductor.[3]

Na Patalung made his operatic conducting debut in 2006 in a performance of Mozart's The Magic Flute.[2][3]

He has written two symphonies that he also conducted with the Siam Philharmonic Orchestra.[3] He has worked regularly with the Opera Studio Nederland since 2005 and became a permanent member in 2006.[3]

In 2008, his composition Eternity was performed during the funeral of Princess Galyani Vadhana.[4] In 2009, he made his Italian debut conducting Rossini's opera Il viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Festival in Pesaro.[5][4]

In July 2011, na Patalung conducted the second revival performance of Sucharitkul's opera Mae Naak based on the Thai ghost story of the same name at the Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre in Bangkok.[6] He also conducted the London premiere of this work at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London, in September 2011.[citation needed][7]

On July 27, 2011, na Patalung conducted the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai at the Organalia music festival in Turin, Italy.[8]


  1. ^ "Contacts". Bangkok Opera website. Retrieved August 20, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Thoopkrajae, Veena (September 4, 2010). "It takes three for talent to tango". The Nation. Retrieved August 20, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d "Trisdee na Patalung". Opera Studio Nederland. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
  4. ^ a b Tripathi, Manote (December 29, 2010). "Careful of conductor Trisdee na Patalung - his hero is the hilariously wicked Blackadder". The Nation. Retrieved August 20, 2011.
  5. ^ "Orchestration of Talents with the Same Tune". Bangkok Post. May 23, 2009. Retrieved August 20, 2011.
  6. ^ "Terror para cantar al amor". El (in Spanish). August 15, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
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  8. ^ "Si chiude con successo Organalia". LOcalport (in Italian). August 2, 2011. Archived from the original on September 29, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.

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