Vittorio Parisi
PERSONAL DATA:
Born in Milano, April 6, 1957
e-mail : vittorioparisi@gmail.com
mobil phone: +39 348 2626163
 
EDUCATION
Graduted at the State Conservatory School of Music «Giuseppe Verdi» of Milano, with a major in piano in 1978, he attended courses in piano with Carla Giudici and Piero Rattalino, in composition with Irlando Danieli and Azio Corghi, and in conducting with Mario Gusella and Gianluigi Gelmetti. He attended courses in orchestra conducting in England with Terence Lovett and George Hurst.
 
In 1978, he was admitted to an advanced conducting course held in Holland, at NOS, by Kirill Kondrashin. The course was limited to 8 participants, selected by practical and teorical examination.
 
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
For a few years after graduation, assistant to his Italian teacher, Gianluigi Gelmetti, for several symphonic and opera productions in Italy and abroad, he started, as well, his independent professional career in 1979. His repertoire ranges from Baroque to the Contemporary.
 
 
ACTIVITY AS PRINCIPAL CONDUCTOR
 
Since 1995: «dèdalo ensemble» (Artistic Director as well)

2003-2005 I Solisti Aquilani (Artistic Director as well)
 
1984-88: Orchestra «Angelicum» in Milano
 
1981-84: Ensemble «Nuova Consonanza di Milano»
 
 
 
ACTIVITY AS ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR
 
2000-2003: Orchestra Filarmonica del Conservatorio di Milano
 
 
 
ACADEMIC ACTIVITY
 
In parallel with his professional conducting activity, he has been engaged in academic activity in the State System of Conservatory Schools of Music:
 
since 1997: Chair of Orchestra Conducting at the Conservatory School of Milano.
 
1979-1996: Professor of Orchestral practice at the Conservatory schools of Brescia and Milano (tenured since 1984)
 
 
 
ACTIVITY IN OTHER SPECIALTY COURSES
 
In 2003, Symphony Australia Conducting Masterclass with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
 
In 1995, Course of Conducting, addressed jointly to Albanian and Italian students, in Tirane, Albania, organized by the SOROS Foundation.
 
In 1987, Course of Professional Training in Orchestral Practice for the Summer School «Estate Musicale Frentana», Lanciano, Italy.
 
 
 
Committee Member, in Italy and abroad, for:
 
Competitions for Conductors and Pianists,
 
admissions to positions in Lyrical and Symphonic Orchestras,
 
selection of opera singers
 
 
 
OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRAS, SYMPHONIC AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRAS, AND ENSEMBLES CONDUCTED IN ITALY (operas and concerts):
 
Teatro dell’Opera, (the Opera Theater), Rome
Teatro «La Fenice», Venice
Teatro «San Carlo», Naples
Teatro «Carlo Felice», Genova
Teatro of Treviso
Teatro «Bellini», Catania
Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Teatro “Rendano” , Cosenza
«Piccola Scala» , Milano,
RAI (Italian Broadcasting Corporation) Orchestras of Turin, Rome, Milano and Naples
Orchestra of the «Teatro Angelicum»
«Pomeriggi Musicali», Milano
«Orchestra Philarmonia», Treviso
Symphonic Orchestra of the Province of Bari
Orchestra «Haydn», Bolzano
Symphonic Orchestra “Arturo Toscanini” of Parma
Sicilian Symphonic Orchestra, Palermo (EAOSS)
Symphonic Orchestra, Sanremo
Regional Orchestra of Tuscany, Florence (ORT)
Regional Orchestra of Lazio, Rome (ORL)
Symphonic Orchestra “Gavazzeni”
Abruzzo Symphonic Orchestra, L’Aquila
“ I Solisti Aquilani” L’Aquila
Orchestra Philarmonia Mediterranea of Cosenza
Chamber Orchestra of Padua and Veneto
Chamber Orchestra of «Santa Cecilia», Rome
Chamber Orchestra of Mantua
Chamber Orchestra of Brescia
«Solisti Dauni»
Ensemble «Musica d’Oggi», Rome
International Orchestra «Magna Grecia», Taranto
Orchestra «Milano Classica», Milano
Italian Chamber Orchestra, Turin
Philarmonic Orchestra of the Conservatory, Milano
Dèdalo ensemble, Brescia
Gavazzeni Orchestra Darfo-Boario
 
 
 
 
FOREIGN ORCHESTRAS AND ENSEMBLES
 
(concerts and operas conducted in Italy and in Australia, New Zealand, Holland, Germany, France, Switzerland, Turkey, Romania and Albania):
 
Sydney Symphony Orchestra Australia
Auckland Philharmonia New Zealand
Jenaer Philharmonie Germany
Symphonic Orchestra of the Radio of Italian Switzerland (RTSI)
Orchestra of the Theater of Kosice (Slovak Republik)
Symphonic Orchestra «Overture», Bulgaria
Philharmonic Orchestra “Mihail Jora” Bacau, Romania
Symphonic Orchestra of the Albanian Radio, Tirane (conducted in Albania and in 2 tours in Italy, in 1994 and 1997)
European Touring Orchestra.
 
 
RADIO BROADCASTINGS: for the Broadcasting Corporations of all the Countries above, and for Italy (RAI).
 
 
 
FESTIVALS AND OTHER SEASONS
 
Accademia Filarmonica Romana (Roman Philarmonic Academy)
Festival Strasbourg France
Schreyhaner Herbst, Germany
Ankara Festival Turkey
Musica nel Nostro Tempo, Milano (Music in our time)
Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano, Italy
Unione Musicale di Torino
Milano Musica
Amici della Musica, Perugia
Sagra Musicale Umbra
Musica 83, Rome
Festival di Nuova Consonanza, Rome
Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti, Rome
Festival Pontino, Sermoneta, Italy
Sulle ali del Novecento, Brescia
Festival Luigi Nono Trieste
 
 
RECORDINGS (CD RECORDS)
 
 
«L’Ape Musicale», opera-pastiche by Lorenzo da Ponte with music from Rossini, Zingarelli, Salieri, Cimarosa and from Mozart. FIRST RECORDING. Orchestra «La Fenice» of Venice. La Nuova Era.
 
 
Concerts for harp and orchestra by Krumpholtz, Wagenseil and Dussek. Chamber Orchestra of Mantua. NAXOS.
 
 
«Pasqua fiorentina», opera by Isidoro Capitanio, FIRST RECORDING. Bongiovanni editions.
 
 
“Il Mito di Caino” opera by Margola and “Barrabas” opera by Togni. First recording, Bongiovanni Editions.
 
 
Flute concertos by Saverio Mercadante. I Solisti Aquilani. Dynamic
 
 
Music by F.Margola. Bongiovanni Editions
 
 
“Rotte Sonore” music by Vacchi, Cresta, Cesa, Gentilucci.  Stradivarius Editions.
 
 
 
 
CONCERTS WITH SOLOISTS
 
Among many:
 
P. Badura-Skoda, J. Demus, R.Goode, F.J. Thiollier, L. Zilberstein, M.
 
Campanella, A. Hewitt, A. Padova, M.Baglini, M. Brunello, R. Filippini, Ch. Altenburger, Ch. Edinger, M.
 
Quarta, F.Manara, V.Bolognese A. Diaz, C. Fracci, many famous opera singers, Amii Stewart, Milva, C.Muti.
 
 
 
COLLABORATIONS WITH DIRECTORS AND COREOGRAPHERS
 
Among others:
 
L. Ronconi, M. van Hoecke, R. North, S. Reali (Academy awardee), M.Avogadro, G. Barberio, Corsetti, R. De Simone, J.Rochlitz, N.Zorzi.
 
 
 
FIRST PERFORMANCES FOR THE FOLLOWING AUTHORS
 
G. Petrassi, F. Pennisi, A. Corghi, M.Lindberg S. Rendine, A. Gentilucci, P. Renosto, N.
 
Castiglioni, M. Tutino, G. Facchinetti, S. Calligaris, L. Lombardi, C. Caliendo and many others
 
and COLLABORATIONS with:
 
Luciano Berio, John Cage
 
 
 
FIRST PERFORMANCES ON STAGE
 
“Sogno di un tramonto d’autunno ” (1914) by Gianfrancesco Malipiero
 
“Pasqua Fiorentina ” (1934) by Isidoro Capitanio
 
“Barrabas” by Camillo Togni
 
“Pia” by Azio Corghi
 
 
 
FIRST PERFORMANCE IN MODERN ERA
 
“L’Ape Musicale” by Lorenzo Da Ponte
 
 
 
FIRST LIVE OPERA PERFORMANCE
 
“Don Perlimplin” by Bruno Maderna
 
 
 
FIRST PERFORMANCE SINCE 1934
 
“Marie Galante” (1934) by Kurt Weill
 
 
 
SPECIAL EVENTS
 
Symphonic concert at presence of His Holiness the Pope John Paul II
 
Symphonic concert in memory of the roman jewish deported in world war II (Rome 1984)
 
80’s Birthday concert in honour of Goffredo Petrassi in the composer’s birth place (selected by the composer himself)
 
Symphonyc concerts dedicated to the memory of all jewish deported and killed in world war II (Genova 2002 and 2010)
 
 
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