Antonello Allemandi

Conductor

“...under the direction of Antonello Allemandi, the orchestra sparkled with lightness and cohesion”

Sébastien Foucart, Concertonet

Born in Milan, Antonello Allemandi made his conducting debut at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence when just twenty one years old.

Recent and future highlights include:

  • Rossini La Cenerentola, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Guillaume Tell, Il Turco in Italia; Verdi Il Trovatore; Bellini Norma – Bayerische Staatsoper Munich
  • Puccini Madama Butterfly; Rossini Il turco in Italia; Donizetti L’elisir d’amore – Staatsoper Unter den Linden
  • Verdi Rigoletto – Opernhaus Zürich, Palm Beach Opera
  • Donizetti L’elisir d’amore – Semperoper Dresden
  •  Donizetti Don Pasquale, L’elisir d’amore; Verdi Otello – Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile
  • Rossini La Cenerentola – Opéra de Lille, Bilbao Opera (ABAO)

Biography

He has an established international career working in the world’s most prestigious opera houses and concert halls, including Wiener Staastoper (L’elisir d’amore, I Puritani, La Traviata, Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Il Trovatore); Deutsche Oper, Berlin (Aida, Bellini Il Pirata,…

He has an established international career working in the world’s most prestigious opera houses and concert halls, including Wiener Staastoper (L’elisir d’amore, I Puritani, La Traviata, Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Il Trovatore); Deutsche Oper, Berlin (Aida, Bellini Il Pirata, Tosca, Il Trovatore and Werther); Bayerische Staasoper, Munich (Rossini L’Italiana in Algeri; La Traviata; La Cenerentola); Staatsoper Berlin (L’elisir d’amore; Il Turco in Italia and Madama Butterfly); Opéra National de Paris (Un Ballo in Maschera and Puccini Tosca); Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Rossini L’Italiana in Algeri); Metropolitan Opera, New York (La Cenerentola); Royal Opera, Covent Garden (Il Barbiere di Siviglia); Teatro Real, Madrid (Verdi Don Carlo); Liceu, Barcelona (Lucia di Lammermoor) and  Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro (La Gazzetta and Il Turco in Italia). During the Centennial celebrations of Verdi’s death he conducted the Maratona Verdiana – from Nabucco to Falstaff – at the Festival of San Sebastian and Nabucco at the Arènes de Nîmes.

From 1992 to 1997, Antonello was the Musical Director of the Orchestre Colonne in Paris and has also worked with the Nouvelle Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Orchestre National de Lille, Orchestre de Monte-Carlo, Orchestre des Pays de la Loire, Orchestra RAI,Torino, Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome and Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi.

His discography includes the world première recording of Donizetti Alina (Nuova Era); Donizetti Le convenienze e le inconvenienze teatrali, Elvida and Francesca di Foix and Mercadante Maria Stuarda (Opera Rara); Rossini Il Turco in Italia – Pesaro Rossini Opera Festival (Dynamic CD & DVD); Verdi Ernani (live performance – Teatro Regio, Parma (Dynamic CD & DVD) and Simon Boccanegra (live performance – Festival of Santander – (RTVE).

In Bilbao, where Antonello has conducted over thirty opera productions, he received the Médaille d’or on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bilbao Opera (ABAO).

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Susan Keeling Assistant Artist Manager
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