Antonello Manacorda



Antonello Manacorda made his Royal Opera debut in 2019 conducting La traviata. He was a founding member of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and its Concert Master for eight years. He was Artistic Director for Chamber Music at the Aix-en-Provence Festival (2003–6), and Principal Conductor of I Pomeriggi Musicali in Milan (2006–10). Since 2010 he has been Artistic Director of the Kammerakademie Potsdam, and since 2011 the Principal Conductor of Het Gelders Orkest. He has worked with Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Gothenburg Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, Swedish Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. Projects have included Die Zauberflöte for Teatro La Fenice, Venice and Liceu, Barcelona, L’Africaine and Don Giovanni for Frankfurt Opera, Lucio Silla and The Cunning Little Vixen for La Monnaie, Brussels, Le nozze di Figaro for Bayerische Staatsoper, Il barbiere di Siviglia for Komische Oper Berlin, Betulia liberata for Potsdamer Winteroper and Otello and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Theater an der Wien.

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