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Music Director at Tbilisi State Opera, Giacomo Sagripanti won in 2016 the Opera Awards (London) as Best Young Conductor of the year. He began his conducting career in Italy and Germany at the Festival della Valle d’Itria, Associazione Lirica e Concertistica Italiana and the Lübeck Theatre.
He has a constant symphonic activity and is regularly invited to symphonic seasons of many orchestras including RAI Turin, Balearic Islands in Spain, Sinfonica Siciliana Palermo, ROSS Sevilla, RAI Torino, Haydn Bolzano or the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
He is a guest conductors at leading opera houses: the Royal Opera House Covent Garden (La Traviata, Don Pasquale), the Wiener Staatsoper (La Traviata, Tosca, Anna Bolena, Werther, The Barber of Seville, La Cenerentola), the Munich Staatsoper (La Cenerentola, La Favorite), the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (Un Ballo in maschera, Don Carlo, Tosca), the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona (Tosca, Il Viaggio a Reims, Lucia di Lammermoor), the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville (La Cenerentola), the Teatro di San Carlo (I Puritani).
Recently, he conducted Moses and Pharaoh at the Rossini Festival in Pesaro, Verdi’s Requiem with the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra and with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Turandot at Hamburg Staatsoper.
Future engagements include La Sonnambula and La Bohème at the Wiener Staatsoper, Il Turco in Italia at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Otello and La Bohème at the Teatro Petruzzelli Bari, La Cenerentola at the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona, Lucia di Lammermoor, Il Trovatore and La Traviata at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. He will also conduct a series of concerts in Spain, France, USA, Georgia and Italy.
At the Paris Opera: La Cenerentola, 2013 ; I Capuleti e i Montecchi, 2014 ; Werther, 2016 ; The Barber of Seville, 2016 ; Carmen, 2017 ; Madama Butterfly, 2019 ; La Traviata, 2018 ; L’elisir d’amore, 2018 Rigoletto, 2021
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