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Francesco Lanzillotta

Conductor

Biography

Francesco Lanzillotta is considered one of his generation most interesting conductors.

In recent years he has regularly performed in some of the most prestigious Italian opera houses.

He has also made regular collaborations with important orchestral institutions such as Orchestra Nazionale della RAI di Torino, Swiss Italian Orchestra, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali in Milano, Orchestra Haydn in Bolzano, Filarmonica Toscanini in Parma, Orchestra Regionale Toscana in Florence.

He has been music director of Orchestra Filarmonica Toscanini for 4 years where he continues a regular partnership for many projects.

He has also strongly devoted to twentieth century music and contemporary music and opera.  He conducted  Il medico dei pazzi by Battistelli at Opéra de Nancy and at La Fenice di Venezia, where he also conducted La voix humaine and Janàček Zápisník zmizelého. 

He inaugurated the Macerata Opera Festival 2015 conducting Rigoletto and in the 2017 he has been appointed Music Director of the Festival.
During the 2016-17 season he made his debuts with Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, National Opera Theatre of Montpellier,  Essen Opera Theatre and at the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro  with Torvaldo e Dorliska, where he is unanimously acclaimed by the critics.

Among recent engagements: Nabucco at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, La Bohème at La Fenice of Venice, Lucia di Lammermoor at the Opéra de Toulon, Rigoletto at the Dresden Semperoper, Lelisir damore at the Macerata Opera Festival: among future engagements, Macbeth at the Zurich Opernhaus, Il Corsaro at the Oper Frankfurt, Carmina Burana in St. Petersburg with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, West Side Story and Risurrezione at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, La Favorite at the Teatro Massimo of Palermo, 7 minuti (new Battistellis opera) at Opéra National de Lorraine in Nancy, La Traviata at La Fenice of Venice, Le nozze di Figaro at the Bolshoi in Moscow, Don Giovanni in Tokyo and a new production of Il viaggio a Reims at the Semperoper Dresden and in Beijing.

He is also regularly invited by Tokyo Philharmonic, RAI Orchestra of
Turin, Czech Philharmonic.

Nearest concerts

16
November, 2018
8:00 pm
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