Michele Spotti Conductor


After graduating as a violin player and then as a conductor at the Giuseppe Verdi conservatory in Milan, Michele Spotti, born in 1993, continued his studies at the Haute École de Musique in Geneva, at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival Academy and in Italy. At 23, he made his debut conducting Le Nozze di Figaro at the Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto and, in 2016, Alberto Zedda chose him as his assistant for the production of Rossini’s Ermione at the Opéra de Lyon.

Recent engagements include debut in Tokyo with the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, the productions of Don Carlos and Rigoletto at the Theater Basel staged, Guillaume Tell at the Opéra de Marseille and La Fille du régiment at the Donizetti Festival. he has also conducted La Cenerentola at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, La Belle Hélène at the Komische Oper de Berlin, La Traviata in Palermo, L’elisir d’amore in Bari, Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. In 2022, he made his Parisian debut at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées with the Orchestre national d’Île-de-France for a concert produced by Radio Classique and then conducted Beatrice di Tenda at the Festival della Valle d’Itria.

He has conducted, among others, Offenbach’s Barbe-Bleue at Opéra national de Lyon, Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto at the Festival della Valle d’Itria, Il signor Bruschino and Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Adina and Andrew Synnott’s La cucina at the Wexford Festival, Don Pasquale in Montpellier, Così fan tutte at Hannover Staatsoper.

In the 2022-23 season, he conducted L’elisir d’amore at the Stuttgart Staatsoper, La Fille du régiment at the Wiener Staatsoper, Ernani in Valencia and Don Pasquale at Teatro Massimo in Palermo.

He has been recently nominated Musical Director of the Orchestra Filarmonica di Benevento and will be Musical Director of Marseille’s Opera House and Philharmonic Orchestra from the 2023-24 season.

Paris Opera debut

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 06 to 29 November 2023

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