Italian Conductor Vincenzo Milletarì is “one of the most promising Italian conductors […] praised for his powerful and refined” (Corriere della Sera) conducting instilled with “drama and excitement” (Seen and Heard International).
Born in 1990, he studied at Milan’s Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory and graduated at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. His mentors include Maestro Riccardo Muti and Pier Giorgio Morandi who have both played a very important role in the development of his conducting career.
He began his professional career in 2017 and has earned acclaim and repeat invitations with major opera houses and orchestras including Royal Danish Opera, Royal Swedish Opera, Prague State Opera, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Macerata Opera Festival, Milan Symphony Orchestra, Filarmonica Toscanini in Parma, Nuernberger Symphoniker, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic, Odense Symphony and the Copenhagen Philharmonic.
Over the last few years, Milletarì lead several acclaimed productions including Verdi’s Rigoletto staged by Barbora Horakovà at the Prague State Opera, and Lehar’s Merry Widow staged by Kasper Holten at the Royal Danish Theatre opening the 100th Season.Read more
Equally at home in the symphonic repertoire, Vincenzo regularly works with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano (formerly La Verdi), Filarmonica Toscanini in Parma, the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, the Bergen Philharmonicthe Odense Symphony Orchestra and the Copenhagen Philharmonic, with whom he has recorded a CD featuring Bruch’s symphonic and instrumental music, released by Brilliant label.
During the last season he made his debut at Tivoli Festival working with Maria Joao Pires, and with the Nuernberger Symphoniker; he also stepped-in at a very last minute notice with the Oviedo Filarmonia achieving high-acclaim.
Noteworthy engagements for the 2022/23 season include a production of Strauss’ Ariadne Auf Naxos with the Royal Swedish Opera, the new production of the critical edition of Donizetti’s first opera L’Ajo nell’imbarazzo at Donizetti Opera Festival in Bergamo, Puccini’s La Boheme at Goteborg Opera and his return to Prague State Opera with Verdi’s Rigoletto.
In the same season, Vincenzo will also make his symphonic debut with the Gavle Symphony Orchestra, and with the Royal Swedish Orchestra, and in Vienna with the Tonkunstler Orchester, as well as returning to the Milan Symphony Orchestra and ORT – Orchestra Regionale della Toscana at their main subscription series.
Milletarì is the top prize-winner at the 10th “Arturo Toscanini” International Conducting Competition in Parma, where he was also awarded with the “HeraComm” Audience Prize, and in 2015, he was also second prize-winner at the “Sir Georg Solti” conducting competition in Chicago.