Composition, organ and piano at the "Giuseppe Verdi" Conservatory
Conducting with maestro Alceo Galliera
General musicdirector of the Frankfurt Opera and Musical Director of the Frankfurt Museum Orchestra, 1999-2008
Conductor in many Italian opera houses and at the Wiener staatsoper, Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, the Opéra national de Paris, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Staatsoper and Deutsche Oper Berlin, San Francisco Opera Company, Liceu in Barcelona, Concertgebouw at the Nederlandse opera Amsterdam. He was also represented at Oslo, Brussels, Glyndebourne, Schleswig Holstein Festival, Rheingau Festival, Spoleto Festival, Rossini Opera Festival and many other festivals.
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Müncher Philharmoniker, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Yomiuro Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo, the Radio Orchestras of the NDR, WDR, ORF, RAI of Turin, Dutch RadioSymphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and much more.
Recent and future productions
Futureproductions at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Wiener Staatsoper, Opera National de Paris, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opera House in Zurich, Liceu in Barcelona, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence and in the orchestras of Yomouri, Tokyo and NDR Hamburg.
Last update on 25 April 2012
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