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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF OPERA

SESTO QUATRINI

SESTO QUATRINI
BIOGRAPHY Performances

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Rome in 1984, Sesto Quatrini obtained three Master’s Degrees in conducting, composition and trumpet, studying at Conservatory of Music of L'Aquila and perfecting his conducting in Milan at the Civica Scuola di Musica "Claudio Abbado". 

He currently holds the position of the Artistic Director of Opera at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Vilnius (LNOBT).

From 2015 to 2016 he has regularly been Assistant and Cover Conductor for Maestro Fabio Luisi both at the NYC Metropolitan Opera House and at the renewed Festival della Valle d'Itria, where in July 2017 he debuted in Italy, with the new production of Verdi’s “Un giorno di regno”, which brought him great acclaims of critic and audience.

Previously Sesto founded two opera companies: “Les Voix Concertantes” in Paris and “Bare Oper”a in NYC, debuting “La traviata”, “Rigoletto”, “L'elisir d'amore” and “L'Enfant et les Sortileges” (Ravel), “L'Enfant Prodigue” (Debussy), “Goyescas” (Granados), “La cambiale di matrimonio” (Rossini) and “Figaro Figaro” (a new dramaturgic and musical fusion of “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Il barbiere di Siviglia”). 

He conducted several Orchestras, among others: Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philarmonic Orchestra, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa, National Philarmonic of Russia, Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria, Symphonique de Saint-Étienne Loire, Philarmonique de la Méditerranée, Frankfurt Opern and Museumorchester, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana, Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia, Orchestra Haydn of Bolzan, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini of Parma, Sinfonica Abruzzese, Orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali and LaVerdi of Milan; Orchestras of Accademia Teatro alla Scala, Teatro Regio of Turin, Arena of Verona, Comunale of Bologna, Teatro Lirico of Cagliari, La Fenice of Venice, Maggio Musicale of Florence, Petruzzelli of Bari. S. Quatrini collaborated with soloists such as Elina Garanča, Sondra Radvanovsky, Piotr Bezcala, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecen, Roberto Alagna, Olga Peretyatko, Kristine Opolais, Markus Werba, Nino Machaidze and many others. 

Among his recent and future engagements are “I Capuleti e i Montecchi” at the LNOBT, “Le nozze di Figaro” at Filarmonico of Verona, Vaccaj's “Giulietta e Romeo” at Festival della Valle d'Itria, “L'elisir d'amore”, “La Traviata” and “Il barbiere di Siviglia” at Teatro La Fenice of Venice; concerts and Galas at Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow, in Portorico, at Alte Oper Frankfurt, at Opera of Riga, at La Fenice, at Filarmonico of Verona, at Baltic Music Season, at Municipale of Piacenza, at Opéra de Saint-Étienne, at Teatro Comunale of Bologna and at Teatro Lirico of Cagliari; “La traviata” at La Fenice, “La Bohème”, “Il barbiere di Siviglia” and “I Capuleti e i Montecchi”, also a Lyric-Symphonic Gala at LNOBT, New Year's Eve concert in Riga with Latvian NSO, “Don Carlo” at Opera Las Palmas, “Tosca” at Teatro Municipale of Piacenza, Mercadante's “Francesca da Rimini” in Tokyo for the Japan Opera Foundation, symphonic concerts in Budapest with Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; “La gazza ladra” at Teatro Sao Carlo of Lisboa, his debut at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with NWD Philharmonie, Offenbach's “Coscoletto” and rare Manfroce's “Ecuba” both at Festival della Valle d'Itria; during this season, “Carmen” at Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Rossini's “Otello” at Oper Frankfurt, “L’elisir d’amore” at Tiroler Festspiele and at Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse; Bernstein's “Candide”, Bartok's opera-ballet dypthic “Bluebeard's Castle” / “The Miracoulous Mandarin”, “La Bohème”, “Madama Butterfly”, “Anna Bolena” at LNOBT, “La Sonnambula” at Deutsche Oper Berlin; during the next season “Rigoletto”, “Anna Bolena”, “La Traviata”, “La Juïve”, Verdi “Requiem” and “Don Carlo” at LNOBT, “Manon” at Ópera de Tenerife, “Don Pasquale” at Zürich Opernhaus, “La Bohème” at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, symphonic concerts and galas in Europe. 

December 2019

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Date Event title Start at Place
2020-08-25 ANNA BOLENA 18:30 Rescheduled from 2020-05-14 Buy
2020-08-27 ANNA BOLENA 18:30 Rescheduled from 2020-05-15 Buy
2020-09-26 ANNA BOLENA 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-09-30 ANNA BOLENA 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-10-15 LA JUIVE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-10-16 LA JUIVE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-10-17 LA JUIVE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-12-29 La traviata 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-12-30 La traviata 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-12-31 La traviata 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
Date Event title Start at Place
2019-09-13 CANDIDE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-09-14 CANDIDE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-09-15 CANDIDE 18:00 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-11-03 MADAMA BUTTERFLY 18:00 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-11-05 MADAMA BUTTERFLY 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired

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