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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. In 2015 he was selected by Turin’s CRT Foundation as emerging young musician to conduct Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment. In 2016 Alberto Zedda chose him as his assistant for the production of Rossini’s Ermione at the Opéra de Lyon, where he later returned to assist Stefano Montanari for a production of Cenerentola. He was then selected by As.Li.Co to conduct the 20th Edition of the Operadomani project, with more than one hundred performances of Il Barbiere di Siviglia all over Italy.
 
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 recently obtained the Diapason D’or); Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segretowith 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, where he also conducted Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the 2020 New Year’s Concert, La Bohéme, and the 2019 Christmas concert.
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. In 2015 he was selected by Turin’s CRT Foundation as emerging young musician to conduct Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment. In 2016 Alberto Zedda chose him as his assistant for the production of Rossini’s Ermione at the Opéra de Lyon, where he later returned to assist Stefano Montanari for a production of Cenerentola. He was then selected by As.Li.Co to conduct the 20th Edition of the Operadomani project, with more than one hundred performances of Il Barbiere di Siviglia all over Italy.
 
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 recently obtained the Diapason D’or); Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segretowith 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, where he also conducted Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the 2020 New Year’s Concert, La Bohéme, and the 2019 Christmas concert.

His most recent engagements include Guillaume Tell which opened the 2021/2022 season of the Opéra de Marseille;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;  Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Pier Luigi Pizzi’s staging and a concert of rare Rossini arias performed by Juan Diego Flórez at the 2020 ROF; Elisir d’Amore at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari; Hänsel und Gretel in Parma with the Orchestra Arturo Toscanini; a series of concerts with the Orchestre Buisonnier in Geneva and on a Swiss tour; Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Saint-Ètienne. He has enjoyed an intense concert schedule with several Italian theatres, including the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, the Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi in Trieste, the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and with the Toscanini Orchestra in Parma, where he also performed as a violinist at a chamber concert with some of the orchestra’s musicians.

His upcoming engagements include the new production of La Fille du Régiment at the 2021 Donizetti Opera Festival and he will be leading a concert at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie featuring Juan Diego Flórez. In 2022 he will be conducting Don Carlos at the Theater Basel; 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.

His most recent engagements include Guillaume Tell which opened the 2021/2022 season of the Opéra de Marseille;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;  Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Pier Luigi Pizzi’s staging and a concert of rare Rossini arias performed by Juan Diego Flórez at the 2020 ROF; Elisir d’Amore at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari; Hänsel und Gretel in Parma with the Orchestra Arturo Toscanini; a series of concerts with the Orchestre Buisonnier in Geneva and on a Swiss tour; Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Saint-Ètienne. He has enjoyed an intense concert schedule with several Italian theatres, including the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, the Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi in Trieste, the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and with the Toscanini Orchestra in Parma, where he also performed as a violinist at a chamber concert with some of the orchestra’s musicians.

His upcoming engagements include the new production of La Fille du Régiment at the 2021 Donizetti Opera Festival and he will be leading a concert at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie featuring Juan Diego Flórez. In 2022 he will be conducting Don Carlos at the Theater Basel; 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.

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