Giorgio Proietti (english)

GIORGIO PROIETTI

Conductor

Born in Rome.

Studies at the Conservatory “St. Cecilia” with: Umberto De Margheriti (piano), Mauro Bortolotti (composition).

Studies in Conducting with: Leonard Bernstein, Gustav Kuhn, Nicola Hansalik Samale, Georges Prêtre, Wolfgang Sawallisch and Carlo Maria Giulini.

 

He wins the Young Performers National Selection in 1988 and 1991.

He makes his debut as a Conductor at the age of 25 at the Sala Verdi of the Conservatory of Milan, with the Orchestra “Pomeriggi Musicali”, concert transmitted by RAI.

His activity starts at the Sferisterio of Macerata with “Rigoletto”, with Renato Bruson, and “Le Nozze di Figaro”, with Barbara Frittoli.

He conducts a new staging of Rossini’s “Otello”, with José Medina, at the Staatstheaher of Braunschweig (Germany).

He conducts the “Pomeriggi Musicali” Orchestra of Milan for the “Milano Milhaud” Festival and the “Musica in Villa” Festival. He is very active, and conducts many orchestras, as the “Philharmonic Marchigiana” Orchestra, the “Arturo Toscanini” Orchestra of Parma, the “Orchestra Regionale del Lazio”, the “Cracow Philharmonic”, the “Giovani Musici Italiani Orchestra”, the “Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra” of Milan, the “Opera National Theatre of Sofia”, the “Philharmonic of Roma”, the “Arena di Verona” Foundation.

 

He holds series of concerts during the seasons 1998 and 2001 at Japan’s invitation in Sakata, Yamagata and Tokyo, with the participation of the winners of the “International Verdi Voices Competition”.

Recital with the soprano Miwako Matsumoto and the soprano Mieko Sato at the Kiori Hall in Tokyo.

 

He conducts the “Japan Tour 2000” with the Sofia National Opera, organised by the Japan Arts Corporation. The tournée goes through many cities: Tama, Kofu, Nagoya, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Hamamatsu, Kumamoto, Osaka, Utsonomiya and Tokyo, where he performs at the Bunka Kaikan Theatre with “Turandot”.

 

In Tokyo he also conducts the very first Japanese production of A. Ponchielli’s “La Gioconda” at the New National Theatre, in the presence of the Emperor and the Empress.

 

Main protagonists of the operas in Japan are: Ghena Dimitrova, Shinobu Sato, Maria Dragoni, Nicola Ghiuselev.

 

Afterwards, he conducts Giuseppe Verdi’s “Un ballo in maschera” for the Opera National Theatre of Sofia, with Ghena Dimitrova in the role of “Amelia”; Vincenzo Bellini’s “Norma”, with the direction of Pierluigi Pizzi, at the “Verdi” Theatre of Sassari, with Maria Dragoni.

For the International Festival of St. Margherita Ligure he conducts: a new production of “Turandot” and the Choir of the Puccini Festival of Torre del Lago; “Il Trovatore”.

With the Licinio Refice.Orchestra of the homonymous Conservatory he stages a new production of “Le Nozze di Figaro” “Don Giovanni” and “Così fan tutte” with an international cast of promising young lyricists.

As Visitor Conductor of the Sofia National Opera he inaugurates the celebrations for Nicola Ghiuselev, in 2006: among the performers is the bass Olim Anastasov.

As Visitor Conductor he also conducts the National Orchestra of Budapest, in 2012.

He heldsrecitals and works with: Leo Nucci, Enzo Dara, Gabriella Tucci, Olga Romanko, Giuseppe Giacomini, Olim Anastasov, Michele Pertusi.

He is Permanent Conductor of the International Academy of Rome with which he conducts, among others: Concerts for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and for the Italian Navy; Verdi International Competition finalists concert at the Auditorium Conciliazione; “G. Petrassi” Competition finalists concert chaired by Ennio Morricone; “Viaggio in Italia”, a concert dedicated to the Ministers of the member countries of the European Community, held at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. Among the interpreters are: Luciana Savignano and Andrea Bocelli.

 In 2015 he conducted the ” Orchestra Bellas Artes “in Mexico City in a concert dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi with Arie and Overture obtained considerable success.

In February 2017, he invited back to Mexico, has conducted the ”Symphony Orchestra de Hidalgo” in the presence of the Ambassador of the Italian Republic with the participation of the Dante Alighieri Society and the Academy of Art Fiorentina in Pachuca and Mexico City.

 

 Is Tenured Professor of Conducting at the “L. Refice” Conservatory of Frosinone.

 

Musical Recordings

 

 

Bongiovanni, Bologna:                  Gaetano Donizetti ”Il Campanello”

                                               Cagliari Conservatory Orchestra

 

King Record, Tokyo:                     Cui Yan-Guang soprano

                                                            Sofia Symphony Orchestra

 

Bongiovanni, Bologna:                  Giuseppe Giacobini tenore

                                                             Symphonia Perusina

 

RCA Victor JVC, Tokyo:                  Miwako Matsumoto soprano

                                                              Paganini Orchestra

 

Warner Bros, New York:              Federico Landini – Film Music

 

                                                            “Smile” 2009

                                                            “Una donna per la vita” 2012

 

 

 Multimedia Projects

 

“Coriolanus” – Malpensa 2009, Milan

 

“Coriolanus” – Biblioteca Vallicelliana 2009, Rome

 

“Art and Science” – Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2010, Rome

 

“Art and Science” – Budapest Parliament 2011, Budapest

 

“Orchestra Rehearsals” – Italian Navy 2011, Rome

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