The charismatic Italian conductor Marco Armiliato, considered one of today’s most respected opera conductors, is a frequent guest in the world’s most prestigious opera houses. His recording of Verismo arias with Renée Fleming won a Grammy Award in 2010.
Since his debut in 1995 at the Teatro La Fenice in Venezia conducting Il Barbiere di Siviglia and at the Wiener Staatsoper with Andrea Chenier and his collaboration with Luciano Pavarotti in concert performances, Maestro Armiliato began a successful career that brought him in the leading opera houses in the world, including Metropolitan Opera in New York, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Opéra National de Paris, Opernhaus Zürich, Teatro Real de Madrid, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Teatro Regio in Turin, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Arena in Verona.
The Italian Maestro also performs extensively in North America, particularly with the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Among the engagements in the past seasons in european theatres: Tosca, Rigoletto, La Traviata,Turandot and La Bohème (Bavarian State Opera); Aida, Madama Butterfly and Tosca (Arena di Verona); La Traviata, Andrea Chénier and Tosca (Vienna State Opera); La Fille du Régiment, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Otello (Paris Opéra); La Fanciulla del West and La Traviata (Zurich Opernhaus); La rondine (ROH Covent Garden). Marco Armiliato conducted the Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala for the Expo 2015 opening concert in Piazza Duomo in Milan.
His recent engagements include: La Bohème, Il Trovatore, Manon Lescaut, Aida, Cyrano de Bergerac (Metropolitan Opera in New York); La bohème, Roméo et Juliette, Simon Boccanegra, Manon Lescaut, La Traviata, new production of Il Trovatore, new production of I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Vienna State Opera); Lucia di Lammermoor (Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona); Manon Lescaut (Amsterdam Opera); Otello and La Fanciulla del West (Zürich Opernhaus); Otello (Peralada Festival); Werther (New National Theater, Tokyo); La Traviata, Andrea Chénier (Bayerische Staatsoper); Madama Butterfly (Chicago); Aida, Tosca and Madama Butterfly (Arena di Verona); La Fille du Régiment (Paris Opera)