Francesco Lanzillotta


Francesco Lanzillotta
Photographer: Manuela Giusto
Conductor
Lanzillotta studied conducting under Bruno Aprea and music composition with Luciano Pelosi at the Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia in his native Rome and has participated in master classes with Harold Farberman in New York and with George Phelivanian in Madrid. Today considered one of Italy's most promising young conductors, he has served as the chief conductor of Parma's Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini since 2014/15 and the principal guest conductor of the Varna Opera Theatre in Bulgaria since 2010. In addition to these roles, he has also received many invitations to other opera houses, including the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Trieste's Teatro Verdi and the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, as well as in Nancy, Moscow, Montpellier, Essen, Dresden, Tokyo and Beijing. He has taken the stage with such world-famous orchestras as Milan's Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, the ORT Orchestra  della Toscana in Florence, the Sofia Philharmonic and the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra.
His opera repertoire includes Norma (Bellini); L'elisir d'amore, Roberto Devereux (Donizetti); L'italiana in Algeri (Rossini); Gina (Cilea); Madama Butterfly, La bohème, Gianni Schicchi (Puccini); Nabucco, Rigoletto, La traviata (Verdi); La voix humaine (Poulenc); The Witches of Venice (Philip Glass); Totò e il medico dei pazzi (Battistelli – world premiere); Corpi eretici (Montalbetti – world premiere)

Performances

2020. April 18.2020-04-18
Un ballo in maschera
2020. April 22.2020-04-22
Un ballo in maschera
2020. April 24.2020-04-24
Un ballo in maschera
2020. May 2.2020-05-02
Un ballo in maschera