Lanfranco Marcelletti

Musical direction in Nabucco

Biography

Education
Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Wenen (piano, composition); Musik Akademie in Zurich (piano); Conservatório Pernambucano de Música (Recife, Brazil); Yale University (orchestra conducting), olv Maestro Eleazar de Carvalho

Career
Music director at the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra in Mexico and the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra in Ithaca (USA)
Associate director for the renowned Accademia Rossiana (Rossini Opera Festival)
Part of the faculty of Amherst College & University of Massachusetts, 1997-2011

Highlights
Il Viaggio a Reims, Arrighetto (Rossini Opera Festival), Glimmerglass Opera Festival (New York City Opera’s summer Festival), Commonwealth Opera (Massachusetts, USA), Teatro Calderón (Valladolid, Spain), Albany University (USA), Teatro Real (Madrid, Spain), Tampa Bay Opera (Florida, USA), www.mozart.deus (Teatro Calderón)
 
Prizes
II Conducting Competition, awarded by the Chilean Symphony Orchestra
Giovani Solisti di Roma Competition in piano
Debut Artist Conductor of the Year, awarded by the São Paulo Association of Critics of Art
Dean’s and Eleazar de Carvalho Prizes, awarded by Yale University
 
Worked with
Brazil Symphony Orchestra (Rio de Janeiro), Chilean National Symphony (Santiago), National Theater Orchestra (Brasilia, Brazil), Orchestra del Teatro, Communale de Bologna (Italy), Galicia Symphony Orchestra (La Coruña, Spain), Glimmerglass Festival, Orchestra (Cooperstown, USA), Haydn Chamber Orchestra (London, UK)

Recent and future productions
Nabucco (Vlaamse Opera)

Last update on 07 January 2013

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