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Michele Spotti was born in 1993 and is one of today’s most appreciated orchestra conductors.
After graduating as a violin player he went on to graduate as a conductor under Daniele Agiman at the “Giuseppe Verdi” conservatory in Milan. He then continued his studies at the Haute École de Musique in Geneva, at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival Academy under Neeme Järvi and Gennady Rozhdestvensky, and in Italy under Gianandrea Noseda, Gianluigi Gelmetti, and Daniele Gatti.

Spotti made his debut conducting Le Nozze di Figaro at the Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto and in 2016 Alberto Zedda chose him as his assistant for the production of Rossini’s Ermione at the Opéra de Lyon.

His most recent engagements include his Tokyo debut with the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra e Juan Diego Flórez; the new productions of Don Carlos at the Theater Basel staged by Vincent Huguet, of Guillaume Tell which opened the 2021/2022 season of the Opéra de Marseille; and of La Fille du Régiment at the 2021 Donizetti Opera Festival. He also conducted Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s historic production of La Cenerentola at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, La Belle Hélène directed by Barrie Kosky at the Komische Oper Berlin; the closing concert of the 2021 ROF leading the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai and featuring Juan Diego Flórez; La Traviata in Palermo with Pretty Yende in the title role; L’elisir d’Amore at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari; Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Last June he debuted in Paris on the podium of the Orchestre national d’Ile-de-France at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and in July he conducted Beatrice di Tenda at the Festival della Valle d’Itria.

Michele Spotti was born in 1993 and is one of today’s most appreciated orchestra conductors.
After graduating as a violin player he went on to graduate as a conductor under Daniele Agiman at the “Giuseppe Verdi” conservatory in Milan. He then continued his studies at the Haute École de Musique in Geneva, at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival Academy under Neeme Järvi and Gennady Rozhdestvensky, and in Italy under Gianandrea Noseda, Gianluigi Gelmetti, and Daniele Gatti.

Spotti made his debut conducting Le Nozze di Figaro at the Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto and in 2016 Alberto Zedda chose him as his assistant for the production of Rossini’s Ermione at the Opéra de Lyon.

His most recent engagements include his Tokyo debut with the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra e Juan Diego Flórez; the new productions of Don Carlos at the Theater Basel staged by Vincent Huguet, of Guillaume Tell which opened the 2021/2022 season of the Opéra de Marseille; and of La Fille du Régiment at the 2021 Donizetti Opera Festival. He also conducted Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s historic production of La Cenerentola at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, La Belle Hélène directed by Barrie Kosky at the Komische Oper Berlin; the closing concert of the 2021 ROF leading the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai and featuring Juan Diego Flórez; La Traviata in Palermo with Pretty Yende in the title role; L’elisir d’Amore at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari; Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Last June he debuted in Paris on the podium of the Orchestre national d’Ile-de-France at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and in July he conducted Beatrice di Tenda at the Festival della Valle d’Itria.

He has led several new productions, including Offenbach’s Barbe-bleue staged by Laurent Pelly at the Opéra de Lyon (in July 2021 Opus Arte released the DVD, that obtained the Diapason D’or); Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto with Pier Luigi Pizzi’s staging at the Festival della Valle d’Itria, and, again in Martina Franca, Richard Strauss’ Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme that opened the 2020 edition of the Festival; ll signor Bruschino and Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro; Adina and the world premiere of La Cucina by Andrew Synnott at the Wexford Opera Festival, both directed by Rosetta Cucchi; Don Pasquale in Montpellier; and Così Fan Tutte at Hannover’s Staatsoper.

Recently nominated Musical Director of the Orchestra Filarmonica di Benevento, Michele Spotti also enjoys a busy concert schedule in Italy where he has led, among the others, the Orchestra of the Accademia Teatro alla Scala, which marked his debut at the Teatro alla Scala in 2021; the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI; the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini; the Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo; the Orchestra of the Teatro Regio in Turin; and the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, which he conducted for the opening of the 2022/2022 Season.

His 2022/2023 engagements include: his debut at the Staatsoper Stuttgart with a new production by Anika Rutkofsky of L’elisir d’Amore; conducting the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini; his debut at the Wiener Staatsoper where he will conduct La Fille du Régiment directed by Laurent Pelly. In 2023 he will be back at the Theater Basel to conduct Rigoletto (directed by Vincent Huguet) and at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo for the Don Pasquale directed by Damiano Michieletto. He will also be making his debut with the Orchestra della Toscana and at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia with a new production of Ernani.

He has led several new productions, including Offenbach’s Barbe-bleue staged by Laurent Pelly at the Opéra de Lyon (in July 2021 Opus Arte released the DVD, that obtained the Diapason D’or); Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto with Pier Luigi Pizzi’s staging at the Festival della Valle d’Itria, and, again in Martina Franca, Richard Strauss’ Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme that opened the 2020 edition of the Festival; ll signor Bruschino and Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro; Adina and the world premiere of La Cucina by Andrew Synnott at the Wexford Opera Festival, both directed by Rosetta Cucchi; Don Pasquale in Montpellier; and Così Fan Tutte at Hannover’s Staatsoper.

Recently nominated Musical Director of the Orchestra Filarmonica di Benevento, Michele Spotti also enjoys a busy concert schedule in Italy where he has led, among the others, the Orchestra of the Accademia Teatro alla Scala, which marked his debut at the Teatro alla Scala in 2021; the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI; the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini; the Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo; the Orchestra of the Teatro Regio in Turin; and the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, which he conducted for the opening of the 2022/2022 Season.

His 2022/2023 engagements include: his debut at the Staatsoper Stuttgart with a new production by Anika Rutkofsky of L’elisir d’Amore; conducting the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini; his debut at the Wiener Staatsoper where he will conduct La Fille du Régiment directed by Laurent Pelly. In 2023 he will be back at the Theater Basel to conduct Rigoletto (directed by Vincent Huguet) and at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo for the Don Pasquale directed by Damiano Michieletto. He will also be making his debut with the Orchestra della Toscana and at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia with a new production of Ernani.

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