Detailed CV & Repertoire

Education

Classical Studies (Humanities)
Genova (I)

Organ/Harpsichord/Chamber Music (final Diploma in 1983)
Conservatorio 'N. Paganini' Genova (I)

Premier Prix de Virtuosité, Orgue (1986)
Conservatoire Supérieur Genève (CH) - Lionel Rogg

Professional Experience

Organ Concerts/Recitals/Chamber Music
Main activity until 1988

Chorus Master
Maitrise de Grasse/Grasse Boys Choir (F) 1988/89

Chorus Master
Opéra de Lyon 1989/92

Head of Music/Directeur des Études Musicales
Opéra de Lyon 1992/94

Assistant (Conducting)
M.Arena/E. Krivine/B. Campanella/N. Marriner/J.E. Gardiner

Prizes

International Organ Competition, Kaltern (Tyrol) 1986
Second Prize

Recordings (taken part to)

Beatrice et Bénédict/Berlioz
Opéra de Lyon/Chef des Chœurs

Les Dialogues des Carmélites/Poulenc
Opéra de Lyon/Chef des Chœurs

Turandot/Busoni
Opéra de Lyon/Chef des Chœurs

The Seven Deadly Sins/Weill
Opéra de Lyon/Directeur des Études Musicales

Susannah/Floyd
Opéra de Lyon/Directeur des Études Musicales

Rodrigue et Chimène/Débussy
Opéra de Lyon/Directeur des Études Musicales

Don Giovanni/Mozart
J. E. Gardiner/EBS/Continuo & Assistant

Die Zauberflöte/Mozart
J. E. Gardiner/EBS/Glockenspiel, Continuo & Assistant

Roméo et Juliette/Berlioz
J.E. Gardiner/ORetR/Assistant (Original version with two Conductors)

Recordings (conducted)

Tancredi/Rossini/Piacenza/LIVE
Bongiovanni/(Scalchi/Forte/Giménez)

Gregory Kunde/”In Love and War”/Great Rossini Scenes for Tenor
VAI Audio

Falstaff/Balfe/Dublin/LIVE
RTÉ lyric fm/Naxos

La Favorite/Donizetti/Bergamo/LIVE
Donizetti Festival/Azzurra Video

For Eternity/Celine Byrne/RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
RTÉ lyric fm/Naxos

Conducting

La Serva padrona/Paisiello - Il Maestro di Cappella/Cimarosa/Messina

Orchestra da Camera di Bologna/Antonacci/Griminelli
Gershwin/Bernstein/Porter/Mancini etc.

La Cenerentola/Rossini/Ascoli Piceno

Luisa Miller/Verdi/Opera North, Leeds

Don Giovanni/Mozart/Opera Zuid, Maastricht

Madama Butterfly/Puccini/Opera North, Leeds

Madama Butterfly/Puccini/Tenerife

Die Schöpfung/Haydn/Cagliari

Manon Lescaut/Puccini/Glyndebourne Festival

Così fan tutte/Mozart/Sassari

Don Pasquale/Donizetti/Tenerife

Rigoletto/Verdi/Tenerife

Lucia di Lammermoor/Donizetti/Koblenz

London Concert Orchestra/Barbican Hall
Tchaikovsky/Rachmaninoff/Rimski-Korsakov

Rigoletto/Verdi/Adria

Il Barbiere di Siviglia/Rossini/Sassari

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/Bridgewater Hall
Borodin/Tchaikovsky/Kachaturian/Ravel/Rachmaninoff/Rimski-Korsakov

London Philarmonic Orchestra/Barbican Hall
Glinka/Sibelius/Rachmaninoff/Dvorak

Nabucco/Verdi/Dublin

Il Barbiere di Siviglia/Rossini/Grange Park Opera

Orchestra of St. Caecilia/Dublin
Mozart/Bach/Shostakovich

La Bohème/Puccini/Sassari

Madama Butterfly/Puccini/Auckland (NZ)

Festival Loire-Forèze/Orchestral Masterclass & Final Concert/Montbrison
Verdi/Ravel/Tchaikovsky

BBC Radio 2/LIVE
Rossini/Verdi/Puccini/Martucci etc.

La Cenerentola/Rossini/Hong Kong Art Festival

Orchestra Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias/Oviedo
Esplà/Elgar/Rachmaninoff/Verdi

Luisa Miller/Verdi/Teatro San Carlo, Napoli
LIVE on Rai Radio 3 & Video-recording for STREAM - digital satellite TV

Sarasate International Violin Competition - Finals/Pamplona

Opera Gala/Opéra de Nice

Fidelio/Beethoven/Opéra de Metz

Don Giovanni/Mozart/Opéra de Nice

Tancredi/Rossini/Teatro San Carlo, Napoli

Recital with Maria Bayo/Philharmonie de Lorraine/Arsenal, Metz
Strauss Lieder/Rossini Arias

Don Carlos/Verdi/Minnesota Opera
French version in 4 acts

La Traviata/Verdi/La Fenice/Teatro Verdi, Padova

Opera Gala/Opéra de Nice

Philharmonie de Nice/Opéra de Nice
Martinu/Mozart/Martinu

Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana/Piacenza
Mayr/Mozart/Beethoven

Tancredi/Rossini/Piacenza-Modena-Ferrara-Reggio Emilia

Tancredi/Rossini/Opéra de Montecarlo

Orchestra of the Felix Mendelssohn Musik-Hochschule/Leipzig
Strauss/Haydn/Verdi/Respighi

Norma/Bellini/Cincinnati

Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana/Palermo
Cimarosa/Mozart

Orchestra del Teatro Regio/Torino
Mendelssohn/Respighi/Mozart

Lucia di Lammermoor/Donizetti/Opéra de Nice

Gala de la Croix Rouge Française/Opéra de Nice
Rossini/Mozart/Mendelssohn/Beethoven

Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino/tour
Mendelssohn/Respighi/Mozart

Orchestre Pasdeloup/Annick Massis/Salle Gaveau, Paris
Belcanto Recital

Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino/tour
Mendelssohn/Respighi/Mozart

Recording of “In Love and War” Gregory Kunde’s recital CD/Prague

Philharmonie de Lorraine/Sumi Jo/Arsenal, Metz
Belcanto Recital

Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino/tour
Mendelssohn/Respighi/Mozart

Il Turco in Italia/Rossini/Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Julian Lloyd Webber (LIVE Radio & TV for BBC)
Hoddinot/Elgar/Dvorak

Lucia di Lammermoor/Donizetti/Korean Symphony Orchestra/Seoul Art Centre

La Pietra del Paragone/Rossini/Opéra de Montecarlo

Orchestra Giovanile del Piemonte/Auditorium del Lingotto, Torino
Shostakovich/Khachaturian/Gershwin

Pagliacci/Leoncavallo/Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv

Maria Stuarda/Donizetti/Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Fest der schönen Stimmen/Sumi Jo/Köln Opera

Mozart and Salieri/Rimski-Korsakov/Israeli Opera Tel Aviv-Israel Chamber Orchestra
Salieri/Mozart/Rimsky-Korsakov

Orchestra del Conservatorio "N. Paganini"/Genova/Masterclass & Concerts
Stravinsky/Ravel/Mozart/Respighi

Rolando Villazon/Various Orchestras/Tour in Leipzig, Berlin, Frankfurt and Prague
TV Broadcast of the Prague Concert

L'Italiana in Algeri/Rossini/Opéra de Toulon

Rolando Villazon/Prague Philharmonia/Philharmonie Hall, Munich

Israel Festival/Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra/Peter Wispelwey & other soloists
Brahms: All the Concertos + the Tragic & Academic Festival Ouvertures

Rolando Villazon/Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz/Regensburg

Rolando Villazon/Tivoli Festival/Copenhagen

Orchestra del Conservatorio "N. Paganini"/Genova/Masterclass & Concerts

Britten/MozartGala Pasteur-Weissmann/Paris Versailles

Rolando Villazon/Opéra Royal de Wallonie/Liege

Andrea Chénier/Giordano/Opéra Royal de Wallonie

Turandot/Puccini/Opéra de Toulon

Manon Lescaut/Puccini/Statni Opera, Prague

Israel Festival/Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra/Various soloists
Mozart: Coronation Mass - C min. Mass - Requiem

Rolando Villazon-Nathalie Manfrino/TSO/Trondheim

La Traviata/Verdi/Korea Opera Group/Sejong Centre, Seoul

Nathalie Manfrino/Prague Philharmonia/Smetana Hall, Prague

Lucia di Lammermoor/Donizetti/Las Palmas

Rolando Villazon/German Tour 2008/Munich and Köln

Così fan Tutte/Mozart/Teatro Regio, Parma

Aida/Verdi/Korea Opera Group/Sejong Centre, Seoul

Turandot/Puccini/Korea Opera Group/Sejong Centre, Seoul

Israel Chamber Orchestra/Tel Aviv
Puccini/Mozart/Rossini/Brahms

Rolando Villazon/Tivoli Festival/Copenhagen

La Favorite/Donizetti/Festival Donizetti/Bergamo - DVD/CD Live Recording

Falstaff/M.W. Balfe/Opera Ireland/Dublin - CD Live Recording for Lyric FM

Rolando Villazon/Hungarian Radio Orchestra/Budapest

Edgar/Puccini/Opera de Bellas Artes/Mexico City

Voci per un Grande Teatro/Leo Nucci/Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova

Norma/Bellini/Bellini Festival/Teatro Romano, Catania

Macbeth/Verdi/Opera Ireland/Dublin

Cavalleria & Pagliacci/Mascagni_Leoncavallo/Opera de Bellas Artes/Mexico City

Nino Machaidze/Prague Philharmonia/Smetana Hall, Prague

Dohnanyi Orchestra/Budapest
Haydn/Lutoslawski/Bizet

CD recording with Céline Byrne/RTÉ Symphony Orchestra/Dublin

Capri Opera Festival Competition/Capri
Member of the Jury/Masterclass to the Finalists/Conducting the Final with Orchestra

La Traviata/Verdi/Opernair Festival/Gars am Kamp

Rolando Villazon/Tivoli Festival/Copenhagen

La Bohème/Gran Teatro de Cordoba

Gala for the G-20 meeting/Korea Opera Group/Seoul Art Center

Nino Machaidze/Prague Symphony Orchestra/Smetana Hall, Prague

Céline Byrne/RTÉ Symphony Orchestra/National Concert Hall, Dublin

Ermonela Jaho/Tchaikovsky Hall, Moscow

Roméo et Juliette/Gounod/TheDallasOpera

Carmen/Bizet/Teatre Principal, Palma de Mallorca

Gala pour les 150 ans de l’Unité d’Italie/OPN/Opéra de Nice

I Concerti del Gonfalone/Concerto di Inaugurazione
Haydn/Handel/Mozart

Bellini Festival/Catania
V. Bellini: Salve Regina/Messa in Re Magg./Messa di Gloria

I Concerti del Gonfalone/Concerto in commemorazione dei Defunti
Bononcini/Mozart/Pergolesi-Hiller

2012 New Year Concert/RTÉ Symphony Orchestra/National Concert Hall, Dublin

Andrea Bacchetti/Ensemble da Camera/Sala Verdi, Milano
Bach/Mozart

Marina Poplavskaya/Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra/Tchaikovsky Hall, Moscow

I Concerti del Gonfalone/3
Rossini - Petite Messe Solennelle

Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice/Teatro Grande, Brescia

Auditorium di Chiavari
Beethoven/Violin Concerto - Bizet/Symphonie en UT

I Concerti del Gonfalone/Settimana Europea della Cultura
Rossini - Petite Messe Solennelle/Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola

Turandot/Puccini/Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova

I Concerti del Gonfalone/4
Bach - Cantata 18/Brandenburg 6/Cantata 106

Lismore Festival
Rossini - Petite Messe Solennelle

Gli Ottoni del Carlo Felice/Stagione Sinfonica/Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova

I Concerti del Gonfalone/5
Vivaldi - Primavera/Estate/Gloria

La Traviata/Chiavari
NOSC/Manifestazioni Estate Chiavarese

Ensemble Nuove Musiche/Savona
Walton - Façade/Marco Lombardi - Beatitudini

Leo Nucci-Patrizia Ciofi/Orchestre de Chambre de Paris/TCE, Paris

I Concerti del Gonfalone/2_1
Vivaldi/Bach/Vivaldi

I Concerti del Gonfalone/Giornate Europee del Patrimonio
Vivaldi/Bach/‘600 Italiano/‘700 Europeo - Banca d’Italia & altri 2 concerti

I Concerti del Gonfalone/2_2
Rossini/Bach/Fauré Requiem

I Concerti del Gonfalone/2_3
Christmas Concerto (Locatelli/Telemann/Scarlatti/Bach/Corelli)

I Concerti del Gonfalone/2_4
Bach - Cantata Bwv 182/Suite of Sinfonias from the Cantatas/Lutheran Mass Bwv 234

Stagione Sinfonica/Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova
Mozart - Kyrie Kv 341/Piano Concerto Kv 466/C minor Mass Kv 427

I Concerti del Gonfalone/2_5
Mozart - Haffner Serenade Kv 250/Credo & Agnus Dei from C minor Mass Kv 427

Turandot/Puccini/TheDallasOpera

Verdi Gala/Sumi Jo & others/Seoul Art Center

I Concerti del Gonfalone/2_7
'600 Italiano - '700 Europeo

Lismore Festival
Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro & Requiem

Music Tales/5 concerts with Dado Moroni (classical & jazz)/Genova

I Concerti del Gonfalone/2_8
Mozart - Requiem

Madame Sans Gêne/Giordano/Festival de Radio France, Montpellier

Il Turco in Italia/Rossini/TOBS, Biel

I Concerti del Gonfalone/3_1
Rossini - Petite Messe Solennelle

I Concerti del Gonfalone/3_2
Vivaldi - Magnificat/Bach - Brandenburg 4 & Cantata Bwv 161

Il Turco in Italia/Rossini/TOBS - Touring

I Concerti del Gonfalone/3_3 - Andrea Bacchetti
Beethoven - 2nd Piano Concerto/Schubert - 5th Symphony

Il Turco in Italia/Rossini/TOBS, Winterthur

Don Giovanni/Mozart/Korea National Opera, Seoul

I Concerti del Gonfalone/3_5
Bach - Suite N. 2 in B minor/"Jesu meine Freude"/"Der Gerechte kommt um"

I Concerti del Gonfalone/3_6
Carissimi - Jonas & Jephte/Bach - Ricercar a 6 & "Vor deinen Thron"

Lismore Festival
Mozart - Die Zauberflöte

I Concerti del Gonfalone/4_1
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto/Messa dell'Incoronazione

Anna Bolena/Donizetti/Tchaikovsky Hall, Moscow

I Concerti del Gonfalone/4_2
Fauré - Pavane/Requiem/Cantique de Jean Racine

Jennifer Larmore-Andrea Carè/Czech Radio Orchestra/Smetana Hall, Prague

I Concerti del Gonfalone/4_3
Handel - MESSIAH

New Year Concert 2015/TOBS, Solothurn & Biel

King Arthur/Purcell/TOBS, Solothurn

I Concerti del Gonfalone/4_4
Messiaen - Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps/Choral Works

King Arthur/Purcell/TOBS - Touring

I Concerti del Gonfalone/4_5
Bach - Cantata Bwv 182/Boccherini - Stabat Mater

Lismore Festival
Rossini - Cenerentola

I Concerti del Gonfalone/4_6
Mozart - Symphony 38/Piano Concerto 13/"Regina coeli"-"Veni Sancte Spiritus"

Le Comte Ory/Rossini/TOBS, Biel & Solothurn

I Concerti del Gonfalone/5_1
Mozart - Violin Concerto 5/Piano Concerto 21

I Concerti del Gonfalone/5_2
Mozart - Requiem

Le Comte Ory/Rossini/TOBS - Touring

I Concerti del Gonfalone/5_3
Handel - Dixit Dominus/Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne

Le Comte Ory/Rossini/TOBS - Winterthur

I Concerti del Gonfalone/5_5
Bach - Johannes-Passion

I Concerti del Gonfalone/5_6
Bach - Suite N. 2 in B minor/Brandenburg 5

Ermonela Jaho-Charles Castronovo/ONDIF/TCE, Paris
Festival Paris Mezzo - LIVE recording - TV broadcast

I Concerti del Gonfalone/5_7
Purcell - Incidental Music to King Arthur

Rapallo Musica Festival Orchestra - Naji Hakim (organ)
Poulenc - Organ Concerto/Hakim - Concerto N. 3

La Notte di un nevrastenico/Rota - Gianni Schicchi/Puccini
TOBS, Biel & Solothurn

La Notte di un nevrastenico/Rota - Gianni Schicchi/Puccini
TOBS - Touring

I Concerti del Gonfalone/6_1
Vivaldi - Concertos RV 472, 546, 441/Gloria

Lismore Festival
Donizetti - L’Elisir d’Amore

Macbeth/Verdi/State Opera, Ruse

Puccini/Turandot/State Opera, Ruse - OperaSofia

Lismore Festival
Rossini - L’Italiana in Algeri

Madama Butterfly/Puccini/TOBS

Teaching

Masterclass on "Rigoletto" - for Conductors & Orchestra
C.M. von Weber' Musik-Hochschule/Dresden - 1999

Orchestra del Conservatorio "N. Paganini"/Genova - 2005
Stravinsky/Ravel/Mozart/Respighi

Orchestra del Conservatorio "N. Paganini"/Genova - 2006
Britten/Mozart

Masterclass on "La Traviata" - for Conductors
Spazio Musica - Teatro Mancinelli/Orvieto - 2012

Masterclass OPERAWORKSHOP
Villa Duchessa di Galliera - 2014

Future Programs