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Gianluca Marcianò

Praised by the SundayTimes for “his unfailingly theatrical and idiomatic conducting”, Gianluca Marcianò is the Principal Conductor of Orchestra della Magna Grecia in Taranto and Matera (Italy), Principal Guest Conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director of Al Bustan Festival, and Artistic Director of Chelsea Opera Group.

Originally from Lerici, Marcianò made his debut in 2006 at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. Since that moment on, he has built very strong ties with the Opera Houses of Oviedo, Minsk, and Ljubjana, as well as in the UK (English National Opera, Grange Park Opera, Scottish Opera, Opera North, and Longborough Opera Festival).

During his career, Marcianò has successfully collaborated with most of the greatest musicians of our times, among which Sir Bryn Terfel, Thomas Hampson, Elina Garanča, Sumi Jo, Joseph Calleja, Simon Keenlyside, Sondra Radvanovsky, Olga Peretyatko, Danielle De Niese, Gautier Capuçon, Renaud Capuçon, Arabella Steinbacher, Anna Tifu, Francesca Dego, Vanessa Benelli Mosell, Steven Isserlis, Boris Andrianov, Maria João Pires, Gloria Campaner, David Geringas, Khatia Buniatshvili, Sergei Krylov, Nina Kotova, Giovanni Sollima, Sergei Nakariakov, Denis Kozhukin, Alexander Buzlov, Boris Andrianov, Alison Balsom, Valentina Lisitsa, Andreas Ottensamer.

Furthermore, he conducted Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Polish Baltic Philharmonic, the Wroclaw Philharmonic, the Georgian Philharmonic, the Tokyo New City Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Oviedo Filarmonia, Moscow City Russian Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra, Macau Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Filarmonica Toscanini, Orchestra della Toscana among many others.

Since 2010, he has conducted La Traviata, Tosca, Un Ballo in Maschera, Rigoletto, Die Zauberflöte, Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Alzira, Nabucco, Don Carlo, Evgenij Onegin, Samson et Dalila and Madama Butterfly at Grange Park Opera.

Between 2011-2014, Marcianò was the Music Director of the Tbilisi State Opera, conducting La Forza del Destino, Cavalleria Rusticana, Nabucco, Attila, Il Trovatore, Mitridate, re di Ponto, and Aida, while later, between 2017-2019 he was the Principal Conductor of the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad.

Marcianò founded the Suoni dal Golfo Festival in his hometown overlooking the Gulf of Poets, renamed Lerici Music Festival in 2020. In 2017, he receives the Honorary Citizenship of the City of Lerici for his achievements and in 2018 has been awarded the Pavlova Award.

His discrography includes the album “Momento Immobile”, recorded for Rubicon Classics, with soprano Venera Gimadieva and Hallé Orchestra.

Alexander Buzlov, Boris Andrianov, Alison Balsom, Valentina Lisitsa, Andreas Ottensamer.