Roberto Gianola conductor
Roberto Gianola boasts important collaborations that have led him to conduct orchestras all over the world: Europe, USA, Central and South America, Russia, Turkey, Egypt, China, Korea, Japan and the United Arab Emirates. Music Director of the Istanbul Opera and Ballet Theatre (Istanbul State Opera and Ballet), where he made his debut in February 2015 conducting Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, he is a leading figure in both: the opera repertoire, in which he is a specialist, and the symphonic and ballet repertoire. Guest of great halls such as the Musikverein in Vienna, the Lincoln Center and the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Seoul Arts Center, Smetana Hall of Prague ,the theatres of Hong Kong, Beijing and Macao, he has collaborated with prestigious Italian realities such as the Fondazione Arena di Verona, the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Teatro Verdi in Trieste, Teatro Regio in Parma, Sala Verdi in Milan and with orchestras such as the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano, I Virtuosi del Teatro alla Scala, I Cameristi del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana in Palermo and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo.
The 2021/2022 season sees his debut in Ljubljana State Opera, with Bellini's Capuleti e Montecchi, the ballet The Sleeping Beauty and Don Pasquale in Istanbul, Don Pasquale in Teatro Verdi of Trieste, L'Elisir d'Amore in Teatro Lirico of Cagliari, Gianni Schicchi in Livorno, La Bohème in Fuerteventura and the return in Japan of Kitakyushu City Opera (also with La Bohème). As artistic director he founded the Lake Como Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lake Como Music Academy on Lake Como, which in 20 years of activity have distinguished themselves for the organisation of major events (operas and concerts), competitions (opera singing and conducting) and opera singing master classes.
Roberto Gianola's discography includes a Stradivarius CD with the Orchestra "I Pomeriggi Musicali" of Milan and a CD with music by Respighi recorded with the Symphonic Orchestra of Sanremo and published for the magazine "Amadeus".