Jonathan Brandani

Assistant Conductor Minnesota Opera

Biography

JONATHAN BRANDANI (1983) is an emerging Italian born conductor appreciated for his ‘fine regard for the score’s details… his clear, purposeful indications’ and ‘his enthusiasm’ (Seen and Heard International). His versatility in many different repertoires and genres, his accurate performances and passionate interpretations have been recognized by critics and audiences alike.
He is currently working as Assistant Conductor at Minnesota Opera, where he also worked as Coach during the 2014-2015 season.
He has also worked as Associate Conductor of Des Moines Metro Opera (IA, U.S.A., 2015) and has served as Assistant Conductor of the Yale Philharmonia at Yale University (U.S.A., 2012-2014), where he worked as Assistant and Cover conductor of Shinik Hahm, James Conlon, Peter Oundjian, Krzysztof Penderecki and Helmut Rilling; at the same time he has also worked as Music Director of the New Haven Chamber Orchestra. Read more

Reviews

“You won’t meet another conductor with such clear, purposeful indications as Jonathan Brandani. Moreover, he makes this music spark. And Brandani conveys this with his fine regard for the score’s details.”

Seen and Heard International

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Repertoire
John Adams
Shaker Loops
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sechs Brandenburgische Konzerte BWV 1046-1051
Kantate ‘Jesu, der Du meine Seele’ BWV 78
Kantate ‚Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt’ BWV 151
Kantate ‘Ich habe genung’ BWV 82
Suite in D BWV 1068
Konzert für Violine und Oboe BWV 1060
H-moll Messe
Matthäus-Passion
Osteroratorium
Weihnachtsoratorium
Samuel Barber
Adagio for Strings op.11
Bela Bartok
Concerto for Orchestra
Piano Concerto no.3
Divertimento for strings
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphonie nr. 1 in C Dur op. 21
Symphonie nr. 2 in D Dur op. 36
Symphonie nr. 3 in Es Dur op. 55
Symphonie nr. 4 in B Dur op. 60
Symphonie nr. 5 in C moll op.67
Symphonie nr. 6 in F Dur op. 68
Symphonie nr. 7 in A Dur op. 92
Symphonie nr. 8 in F Dur op. 93
Symphonie nr. 9 in D moll op. 125
Klavierkonzert nr. 1 in C op. 15
Klavierkonzert nr. 2 in B op. 19
Klavierkonzert nr. 3 in C-moll op. 37
Klavierkonzert nr. 4 in G op. 58
Klavierkonzert nr. 5 in Es-dur op. 73
Egmont- Ouverture
King Stephan Ouverture op. 117
Messe in C-Dur op. 86
Fidelio
Vincenzo Bellini
I Capuleti e i Montecchi
Norma
Alban Berg
Kammerkonzert
Hector Berlioz
Symphonie Fantastique
Harold en Italie
Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story Symphonic Dances
Georges Bizet
Carmen
Carmen Suite I
Carmen Suite II
Johannes Brahms
Symphonie nr 1 op. 68
Symphonie nr. 3 op. 90
Symphonie nr. 4 op. 88
Serenade nr. 1 op.11
Serenade nr. 2 op.16
Tragische Ouverture
Akademische Festouvertüre
Benjamin Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Sinfonia da Requiem
A young person’s guide to the Orchestra
Simple Symphony
Emmanuel Chabrier
España
Aaron Copland
Fanfare for the common man
Appalachian Spring
Claude Debussy
La Mer
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien
Donnacha Dennehy
Disposable Dissonance
Nicholas DiBerardino
World without end
Gaetano Donizetti
La fille du Régiment
Lucia di Lammermoor
L’Elisir d’amore
Don Pasquale
Antonin Dvorak
Symphonie nr. 7
Symphonie nr. 8
Symphonie nr. 9 ‚Aus der neuen Welt’
Slawische Tänze op. 46
Slawische Tänze op.72
Stabat Mater
Georg Friedrich Haendel
Wassermusik
Feuerwerkmusik
Organ Concertos
Giulio Cesare
Ariodante
Alcina
Joseph Haydn
Symphonie nr 6 in D Le matin
Symphonie nr. 39 in g moll
Symphonie nr. 44 in e moll Trauer
Symphonie nr. 49 in f moll La Passione
Symphonie nr. 64 in A Dur Tempora mutantur
Symphonie nr. 85 in Bflat La reine
Symphonie nr. 96 in D
Symphonie nr. 100 in G
Symphonie nr. 102 in Bflat
Symphonie nr. 104 in D
Die Sieben letze Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze (Orchesterfassung)
Die Schöpfung
Nelson-Messe
Theresien-Messe
Il mondo della luna
Engelbert Humperdinck
Hänsel und Gretel
Charles Ives
The Unanswered Question
Symphony no. 4
Balint Karosi (1979)
Dancescapes
Sanguine from The four temperaments
Franz Lehár
Die lustige Witwe
György Ligeti
Ramifications
Witold Lutosławsky
Chain 1
Gustav Mahler
Symphonie nr 1 in D
Symphonie nr. 2 in c
Symphonie nr. 3 in d
Symphonie nr. 4 in G
Symphonie nr. 5 in D
Undine
Pietro Mascagni
Cavalleria Rusticana
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Symphonie nr. 4 in A-dur Italiana
Symphonie nr. 5 in D moll/D-dur Reformation
Sommernachtstraum Ouverture
Ouverture Die Hebriden
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphonie nr. 29 in A-Dur K 201
Symphonie  “Linzer” nr. 36 in C-Dur KV 425
Symphonie nr. 38 in D KV 504
Symphonie nr. 39 in E flat KV 543
Symphonie nr. 40 in g-moll KV 550
Symphonie nr. 41 in C-Dur KV 551
Konzert für Flöte und Harfe, KV 299
Klavierkonzert nr. 27 KV 595
Divertimento in D KV 136
Ave Verum Corpus KV 525
Eine kleine Nachtmusik KV 525
Serenade KV 388
Requiem
Le Nozze di Figaro
Don Giovanni
Die Zauberflöte
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Così fan tutte
Der Schauspieldirektor
Krzysztof Penderecki
Threnody for the victims of Hiroshima
Symphony nr.2
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Stabat Mater
La serva padrona
Lo frate ‘nnamorato
Amilcare Ponchielli
Danza delle Ore – da La Gioconda
Giacomo Puccini
Manon Lescaut
La Bohème
Tosca
Madama Butterfly
La Fanciulla del West
Il Tabarro
Turandot
Crisantemi
Sergej Prokofiev
Symphony nr. 1
Piano concerto nr. 2
Peter and the Wolf
Kevin Puts
The Manchurian Candidate (Opera)
Sergej Rachmaninov
Symphony nr. 2 op. 27
Piano Concerto nr. 2
Maurice Ravel
Le tombeau de Couperin
Pavane pour une enfante défunte
Jean Féry-Rebel
Les Elements
Ottorino Respighi
I Pini di Roma
Nikolaij Rimskij-Korsakov
Scheherazade
Gioacchino Rossini
Guillame Tell Ouverture
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
L’Italiana in Algeri
La Cambiale di Matrimonio
La Scala di seta
Franz Schubert
Symphonie nr. 4
Symphonie nr. 5
Symphonie nr 7 Unvollendete
Symphonie nr. 8 ‘Grosse C-Dur D 944
Robert Schumann
Symphony nr .1
Symphony nr. 2
Symphony nr. 3
Symphony nr. 4
Klavierkonzert in a-moll op. 54
Manfred Ouverture
Ouverture, Scherzo and Finale op. 52
Dmitri Shostakovitch
Symphony nr. 5
Symphony nr. 12
Cellokonzert nr. 1
Jean Sibelius
Symphonie nr. 2 op.43
Symphonie nr. 4 op. 63
Symphony nr. 7 op. 105
En saga op. 9
Violin Concerto op. 47
Valse Triste op. 44
Karelia Suite
Bedrich Smetana
Die Verkaufte Braut
Johann Strauss
Kaiserwalzer
Wiener Blut – Walzer
An der schönen blauen Donau
Richard Strauss
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Don Juan
Ein Heldenleben
Vier letzte Lieder
Ariadne auf Naxos
Igor Stravinskij
Pétrouchka
Sacre du Printemps
Concerto in Es ‚Dumbarton Oaks’
Pulcinella Suite
Histoire du Soldat
The rake’s progress
Toru Takemitsu
Death and Resurrection
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker (Ballet)
The Nutcracker (Suite)
Symphony no. 4
Symphony no. 5
Symphony no. 6
Piano Concerto nr. 2
Violin Concerto
Giuseppe Verdi
Ouverture La Forza del destino
Ouverture Nabucco
Nabucco
La Traviata
Rigoletto
Il Trovatore
Don Carlos
Un Ballo in maschera
Falstaff
Leonardo Vinci
Artaserse  (Opera)
Antonio Vivaldi
“Le quattro stagioni”, Concerti op.8
Gloria
Stabat Mater
Concerto per Flauto e orchestra ‘Il Cardellino’
Concerto per Flauto e orchestra ‘La tempesta di mare’
Farnace (opera)
Richard Wagner
Meistersinger Ouverture
Meistersinger III Akt. Vorspiel
Tristan und Isolde Vorspiel
Tristan und Isolde – Liebeszene II. Akt
Tristan und Isolde – Isoldes Liebestod
Siegfried Idyll
Lohengrin
Der fliegende Holländer
Benjamin Wallace (1989)
Five gifts for an old friend
Carl Maria von Weber
Oberon Ouverture
Der Freischütz
Kurt Weill
Die Dreigroschenoper