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Michele Spotti, at just twenty six, is one of the most brilliant conductors of his generation in the orchestral and operatic repertoires. After graduating with full marks in Violin performance and then in orchestral conducting at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milano under the guidance of Daniele Agiman, he pursued Master’s studies in Italy and Switzerland with, amongst others, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Gianandrea Noseda, Neeme Järvi and Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
He made his debut at the age of just twenty one at the Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto conducting  Le nozze di Figaro during Laboratorio Spazio Musica. The following year he debuted with L’elisir d’amore at the Teatro Rosetum in Milan for the Voce all’Opera season.
In 2015 he was selected by the CRT foundation in Turin as emerging young musician to conduct la Figlia del Reggimento and was reconfirmed the following season to conduct The Gypsy Baron by Johann Strauss. He was assistant to Alberto Zedda in the production of Rossini’s Ermione at the Opéra de Lyon, where he returned as assistant to Stefano Montanari for La Cenerentola. Following this he was chosen by As.Li.Co to conduct the 20th edition of Progetto Operadomani, with a run of over one hundred performances of Il barbiere di Siviglia all over Italy.

Michele Spotti, at just twenty six, is one of the most brilliant conductors of his generation in the orchestral and operatic repertoires. After graduating with full marks in Violin performance and then in orchestral conducting at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milano under the guidance of Daniele Agiman, he pursued Master’s studies in Italy and Switzerland with, amongst others, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Gianandrea Noseda, Neeme Järvi and Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
He made his debut at the age of just twenty one at the Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto conducting  Le nozze di Figaro during Laboratorio Spazio Musica. The following year he debuted with L’elisir d’amore at the Teatro Rosetum in Milan for the Voce all’Opera season. In 2015 he was selected by the CRT foundation in Turin as emerging young musician to conduct la Figlia del Reggimento and was reconfirmed the following season to conduct The Gypsy Baron by Johann Strauss. He was assistant to Alberto Zedda in the production of Rossini’s Ermione at the Opéra de Lyon, where he returned as assistant to Stefano Montanari for La Cenerentola. Following this he was chosen by As.Li.Co to conduct the 20th edition of Progetto Operadomani, with a run of over one hundred performances of Il barbiere di Siviglia all over Italy.

His more recent engagements include: Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival (he has been a constant presence at the Pesaro Festival over the last three years) and with Opera Lombardia; Hänsel und Gretel with the Orchestra Arturo Toscanini in Parma; Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Saint-Étienne; Il Viaggio a Reims at theatres in Como, Bergamo, Pavia and Cremona; Don Pasquale in Montpellier; Barbe-bleue by Offenbach, directed by Laurent Pelly, at the Opéra de Lyon; Il matrimonio segreto by Cimarosa, directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi, at the Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca; followed by the world première of La Cucina by Andrew Synnott and Adina at the Wexford Opera Festival, both directed by Rosetta Cucchi. Upcoming engagements include Rigoletto at the Opéra de Lyon; Ernani at Opera Antwerpen; La Bohème, Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Rigoletto at the Staatsoper in Hannover; Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Opéra National de Lorraine; L’Elisir d’amore at the Petruzzelli theatre in Bari; La Cenerentola at the Bayerische Staatsoper; la Rappresaglia at the Martina Franca Festival; Barbe-bleue by Offenbach on tour in Oman with the Opéra de Lyon.
He has a busy calendar of concert engagements, especially with Pomeriggi Musicali which he conducts regularly. He will soon be on the podium for concerts in Liège, Cagliari, Nancy, Pesaro, Saint-Étienne and Hannover.

His more recent engagements include: Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival (he has been a constant presence at the Pesaro Festival over the last three years) and with Opera Lombardia; Hänsel und Gretel with the Orchestra Arturo Toscanini in Parma; Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Saint-Étienne; Il Viaggio a Reims at theatres in Como, Bergamo, Pavia and Cremona; Don Pasquale in Montpellier; Barbe-bleue by Offenbach, directed by Laurent Pelly, at the Opéra de Lyon; Il matrimonio segreto by Cimarosa, directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi, at the Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca; followed by the world première of La Cucina by Andrew Synnott and Adina at the Wexford Opera Festival, both directed by Rosetta Cucchi. Upcoming engagements include Rigoletto at the Opéra de Lyon; Ernani at Opera Antwerpen; La Bohème, Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Rigoletto at the Staatsoper in Hannover; Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Opéra National de Lorraine; L’Elisir d’amore at the Petruzzelli theatre in Bari; La Cenerentola at the Bayerische Staatsoper; la Rappresaglia at the Martina Franca Festival; Barbe-bleue by Offenbach on tour in Oman with the Opéra de Lyon.
He has a busy calendar of concert engagements, especially with Pomeriggi Musicali which he conducts regularly. He will soon be on the podium for concerts in Liège, Cagliari, Nancy, Pesaro, Saint-Étienne and Hannover.

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