Srbоljub Dinić, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director at OTBA in Mexico City, was born in 1969 in Niš (Serbia). He attended the Belgrade Music Academy, where he studied piano and chamber music. He studied conducting with Wolfgang Ott in Germany. In 2001, he was engaged as a Principal Conductor at the Opera Berne by Maestro Miguel Gomez-Martinez. In 2004, he became Chief Conductor and since 2007 he has been the Musical Director of Opera Berne.
Srboljub Dinić has conducted a great variety of operas including Manon, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, Idomeneo, I Puritani, Andrea Chenier, Carmen, Aida, Rigoletto, etc… In 2006, 2007 and 2008, Srboljub Dinić was invited to conduct Tosca, Madam Butterfly and Norma at the Staatstheater Stuttgart. In 2006, he made his debut at the Festival of Avariches (Switzerland) with Il Trovatore (G.Verdi). In November 2007 he returned to Niš, Serbia to conduct Verdi’s Requiem. He has conducted a series of gala concerts with Agnes Baitsa in Switzerland and Italy, with Würtemberg Philharmonic Orchestra and Münchner Symphonikern. In March 2008, he conducted a series of gala concerts (Asia Tour), with Salvatore Licitra. In July 2009 he conducted Bellini’s I Puritani and in 2011 Tosca at Savonlinna Festival (Finland) where he conducted a Finale from Savonlinna Opera Festival’s International Opera Singing Competition. In December 2009 he conducted a series of gala concerts with Ramon Vargas in Switzerland and Germany with Würtemberg Philharmonic Orchestra. In July 2010, he conducted “open air” Aida, in October Carmina Burana and in February 2011, La Gioconda in Palermo with Teatro Massimo.
Amongst the many Orchestras with which Srboljub Dinić has collaborated are in Switzerland, The Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Avanches Festival Orchestra; Germany, Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Würtemberg Philharmonic Orchestra, München Symphonicker, Essener Phiiharmoniker, Fraiburger Symphoniker, KHG Freiburg, Nürnberger Symphonilcer, Staatsorchester Braunschweig; Spain, Orquestra di Valencia; Italy, Theatro Massimo Orchestra, Orchestra di camera Veneto, Verona Symphony Orchestra; Serbia,Belgrade Symphony Orchestra, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Belgrade National Theater Orchestra, Nis Symphony Orchestra; Croatia, Natioanl Theater Orchestra; Korea, Taiwan,Taipei Symphony Orchestra and China, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra; Mexico, Palacio de Bellas Artes Orchestra; Finland, Savonlinna Festival Orchestra; Hungary, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.