Biography

One of his generation’s most interesting conductors, Francesco Lanzillotta has established an important career, performing regularly in some among the most prestigious Italian opera houses including Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Teatro Filarmonico di Verona e Teatro Lirico di Cagliari.

In 2010 he was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of State Opera House in Varna (Bulgaria), where he conducted productions of Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, Le nozze di Figaro e La bohème.

He has also made regular collaborations with important orchestral institutions such as Orchestra Nazionale della RAI di Torino, Swiss Italian Orchestra, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali in Milano, Orchestra Haydn in Bolzano, Filarmonica Toscanini in Parma, Orchestra Regionale Toscana in Florence, Orchestra dei Giovani of Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Orchestra of Teatro Filarmonico di Verona, Orchestra of Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Orchestra of Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra of Suwon (Korea), Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra.

During the 2012/13 made his much awaited debut on the podium of Orchestra Sinfonica della RAI di Torino and conducted successful productions of Histoire du soldat and La fuga in maschera at Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Il Maestro di cappella at Opéra de Nancy and Britten’s Il piccolo spazzacamino at Macerata Opera Festival.