“Stabat Mater with Cadario is a great Rossini”

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno

“An excellent guidance to orchestras thanks to the combination between his personal enthusiasm, his trustworthy precision and his clear musical commitment”

Gustavo Dudamel

“One of the most interesting conductor of the new generation”

Il Giornale

“He immediately convinces everybody and he is able to get the best sound from the orchestra”

Francesco Antonioni

“He has clear ideas on what is the role and task of a conductor”

Rivista Musica

“Cadario is able to return the pleasure of the performance, to surprise, to astonish”

Nicola Campogrande

“Refine and accurate in the rehearsals with the orchestra, a brilliant memory”

Paolo Arcà

“He is greatly appreciated as a conductor, because he goes deeply both into the evidences and the secrets of a score”

Lorenzo Arruga

“It was a great pleasure to make music together and I love his energy”

Gautier Capuçon


Alessandro Cadario currently holds the position of Principal Guest Conductor of I Pomeriggi Musicali – one of the oldest Italian symphonic orchestras, based in Milan.

Widely appreciated as a refined and expressive conductor, Cadario brings a highly charismatic, profound and determined leading in his musical direction.

After completing his studies in Orchestral Conducting at Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan he studied at Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, where he received two First Class Honors, with Distinction.

He also completed diplomas in Violin, in Choral Conducting and in Composition.

He gained public recognition in 2015 by conducting Henze’s “Pollicino” at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and for the highly acclaimed interpretation of Rossini’s Stabat Mater (“With Cadario, Rossini is GreatLa Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno).

In 2015 he also debuted at Teatro alla Scala di Milano, during the Festival delle orchestre internazionali.

Over the course of his career, he conducted renowned orchestras such as Mariinsky Orchestra, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Regio di Torino, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Orchestra della Toscana, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Concerto Budapest, Sofia Festival Orchestra and I Cameristi della Scala.

He also collaborated with soloists such as Mario Brunello, Vittorio Grigolo, Alessandro Carbonare, Gautier Capuçon, Francesco Meli, Giovanni Sollima, Francesca Dego and Daniel Muller-Schott.

In 2016, Alessandro Cadario debuted with Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Palermo and with Orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali at the International Festival MITO SettembreMusica.
That year, he also conducted his Asian orchestra debut with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong in Mozart’s “Great Mass in C minor K.427” and he was invited at Venice’s Biennale Musica, conducting the world première of two operas.

For the 2016-17 season Cadario returned to Società del Quartetto di Milano, conducting Tchaikovsky’s “5th symphony” and to Teatro Massimo di Palermo, leading the Orchestra and Ballet in “Trittico Contemporaneo” (choreographers Jiri Kylian, Johann Inger and Matteo Levaggi).

In 2017 Alessandro Cadario was chosen by the Italian Senate to conduct the Christmas Concert, broadcast live on the National Italian Television RAI 1.

Along with the classic repertoire, Alessandro Cadario is interested in Contemporary Music, which he interprets brilliantly, with great commitment, being both a conductor and a composer. His works have been premièred at New York’s Lincoln Center, Staatstheater Darmstadt and Taipei National Concert Hall, to name a few.
He has premiered many compositions among the others From depth to deepness by Ivan Fedele at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova in 2018.

He has collaborated also with some of the most prestigious projects for youth musicians, like El Sistema, endorsed in Italy by M° Claudio Abbado, and the National Symphonic Orchestra dei Conservatori italiani, promoted by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.

Concerning upcoming projects he will be leading Norma at the Croatian National Theatre of Rijeka, he will return to the Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari,  to Teatro Massimo di Palermo with the Nutcracker and to the Maggio Musicale Festival 2020 with Jeanne Dark by Fabio Vacchi.



Teatro Regio _Torino (IT)

  • Sunday 20 May 2018, h 8.30 pm

Concert Season Teatro Regio

Orchestra and Chorus Teatro Regio Torino
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
soprano to be confirmed
Andrea Secchi, Chorus master

G. Verdi, Four sacred pieces
L.van Beethoven, Symphony n. 7 in A major op. 92

Mariinski Concert Hall_Saint Petersburg (RU)

  • Thursday 25 May 2018, h 7.00 pm

The Mariinski Orchestra
Chorus of Teatro Regio
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

G. Verdi, Ouverture to La Forza del destino
G. Verdi, Dance music from Otello
G. Verdi, Fuoco di gioia, Chorus from Otello
G. Verdi, Ouverture from Nabucco
G. Verdi, Gli arredi festivi Chorus from Nabucco

Teatro Dal Verme _Milan (IT)

  • Thursday 13 September 2018, h 5.00 pm – Teatro Dal Verme, Milano

  • Friday 14 September 2018, h 5.00 pm – Conservatorio G. Verdi, Torino

Festival MITO SettembreMusica

Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Zee Zee, Piano

M. Daugherty, Sunset strip
M. Ravel, Piano concerto
F. Poulenc, Sinfonietta
G. Gershwin, Variations on I got Rhythm
(transcription for chamber orchestra by Iain Farrington)

Teatro Dal Verme _Milan (IT)

  • Thursday 18 October 2018, h 9.00 pm

  • Saturday 20 October 2018, h 5.00 pm

74 Symphonic Season Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali

Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali
Alessandro Cadario, Direttore

W.A. Mozart, Symphony n. 41 K 551 “Jupiter”
F. Vacchi, Love’s Geometries
S. Prokofiev, Symphony  n. 1 op. 25 “Classical Symphony”

Fondazione Lirico Sinfonica Teatro Petruzzelli_Bari (IT)

  • Friday 16 November 2018, h 6.00 pm

Orchestra della Fondazione Petruzzelli 
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

F. B. Mendelssohn, Hebrides ouverture “Fingal’s cave” 
I. Stravinskij, Suite no.1 for small Orchestra 
L. Van Beethoven, Symphony no.7 in A major op.92

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Johann Strauss / Giuseppe Verdi

Maskenball-Quadrille Op. 272, Sinfonia from Nabucco

Maurice Ravel

Ma Mère l’Oye (Suite)

Richard Wagner

Siegfried Idyll

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony n°5, op. 67

Carl Orff

Carmina Burana

Gioachino Rossini

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