Principal Guest Conductor for operatic repertoire at Fondazione Lirico Sinfonca Petruzzelli in Bari, Music Director at Tbilisi State Opera, he is considered one of the most interesting conductors of his generation among the international panorama.
He began his conducting career in Italy and Germany with his debuts at the Festival della Valle d’Itria, Associazione Lirica e Concertistica Italiana and the Lübeck Theatre. He soon caught the attention of houses throughout Europe and has conducted Semperoper in Dresden (Cenerentola), Teatro La Fenice di Venezia (Madama Butterfly) Opernhaus in Zürich (L’Elisir d’amore), Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (Don Carlo), Opéra de Paris (Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Cenerentola, Capuleti e Montecchi) Teatro de La Maestranza in Sevilla (Cenerentola) Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia (Stabat Mater), and in some of the most important Festivals (Rossini Opera Festival, Arena di Verona), being successful with public and critics.
He has a constant symphonic experience, being regularly invited to symphonic seasons of many prestigious orchestras as RAI Turin, Baleari Islands in Spain, Sinfonica Siciliana Palermo.
In January 2016 he had an enormous success conducting Werther at Opéra Bastille in Paris, then in March he made his debut at the Philharmonic Orchestra of St. Petersburg. Most recently, Comte Ory (new production) and Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Seattle Opera new production with Aalto Theater in Essen of Norma, Capuleti e Montecchi at Opera di Oviedo (new production), and his debut at Glyndebourne Festival (Don Pasquale) and at Bayerische Staatsoper (Cenerentola, La Favorite, Turandot) a new production of Un Ballo in Maschera at Bolshoi Theatre, L’Elisir d’amore, La Traviata, Madame Butterfly, Rigoletto at the Opéra de Paris.
He recently conducted Lucia di Lammermoor at Liceu and in Oviedo, Moise et Pharaon at Rossini Opera Festival, Verdi Requiem with the Hungarian National Philarmonic Orchestra and with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Turandot new production at Hamburg Staatsoper.
Future engagements include: Tosca, Sonnambula at Wiener Staatsoper, Don Giovanni at Berlin Deutsche Oper, a new production of Turco in Italia at Teatro Real de Madrid, Traviata, Verdi’s Otello and Boehme at Petruzzelli Bari, Puritani at TCE Paris.
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