Francesco Lanzillotta is one of his generation’s most interesting conductors. Born in Rome, he graduated in conducting under the guidance of Bruno Aprea at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Roma and in composition with Luciano Pelosi. He also studied piano and violoncello.

Principal guest conductor of Varna Opera Theatre from 2010 to 2014

Principal conductor of Toscanini Symphonic Orchestra from 2014 to 2017

Musical Director of Macerata Opera Festival from 2017 to 2021

He has established an important career, performing regularly in some among the most prestigious Italian opera houses including Teatro Regio in Torino, Teatro La Fenice in Venezia, Teatro San Carlo in Napoli, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Macerata, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, MAggio Musicale Fiorentino in Firenze, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, Teatro Regio in Parma, Teatro Verdi in Trieste, Teatro Mario del Monaco in Treviso and others.