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

Gustavo Dudamel

“It’s great to be together on the stage. So prepared and so musical!”

Katia & Marielle Labèque

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

Gautier Capuçon

“Stabat Mater with Cadario is a great Rossini”

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno

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

Il Giornale

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

Rivista Musica

“He conducts with mastery and brilliance, his conducting is agile, deeply dense in terms of dynamic and agogic refinements”


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

Francesco Antonioni
“He conducts the opera with exemplary clarity, wide and always soft articulations, a beautiful sense of theatrical rhythm: taking care to support the singers”
Conessi all'opera

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

Lorenzo Arruga

“Alessandro Cadario’s concertation is convincing: the articulation is clear and controlled, the softness is not lacking in spirit, avoiding external frenzies in favor of a beautiful dynamic balance.”

Ape Musicale

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

Paolo Arcà
“He has a perfect conducting in the choice of tempos, sober and respectful of the Donizetti tradition”
Opera Libera

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

Nicola Campogrande


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.

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, Coro e Orchestra della Fondazione Arena di Verona, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Orchestra della Toscana, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Concerto Budapest, Sofia Festival Orchestra, I Cameristi della Scala.

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.

In 2016 Alessandro Cadario 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 the International Festival MITO SettembreMusica and 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.

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

In 2018 he debuted at Mariinsky Theatre of St. Petersburg and Teatro Regio di Torino conducting Verdi’s Quattro pezzi sacri. 

In 2019 he leaded Norma at the Croatian National Theatre of Rijeka, La Cenerentola and The Nutcracker at Teatro Massimo of Palermo. He has also conducted the Requiem by Domenico Cimarosa for the opening season concert of Arena di Verona Foundation.

During his carreer he collaborated with soloists such as Katia e Marielle Labèque, Gautier Capuçon, Mario Brunello, Giovanni Sollima, Alessandro Carbonare, Francesca Dego and Roman Simovic.

Alessandro Cadario has always shared his work 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.

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 conducted many world premieres of composers like Ivan Fedele, Carlo Galante and Marco Tutino.
In the 2020-2021 season he made his debut at the Rossini Opera Festival conducting Il Viaggio a Reims, he conducted at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa Elisir d’amore and a new production of La Serva Padrona / Trouble in Tahiti. For the upcoming season is scheduled the debut Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, at the Royal Opera House in Muscat and the Maggio Musicale Festival with the world premiere of Jeanne Dark by Fabio Vacchi.



Sala Verdi_Milano (IT)

  • Friday 22 October, h 8.30 pm

Concert Season 2021/2022

OSCoM  Orchestra Sinfonica del Conservatorio di Milano
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

L. Van Beethoven, Triplo Concerto for piano, violin, cello and orchestra op.56
L. Van Beethoven,  Symphony n.5 in C minor op. 67

Teatro Dal Verme_Milano (IT)

  • Saturday 30 October 2021, h 5.00 pm

77th Symphonic Season Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali

Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

O. Respighi, Trittico Botticelliano
I. Stravinskij, Suite n. 1 and Suite n. 2 for small orchestra
M. Ravel, Ma Mère l’Oye, ballet

Teatro delle Palme_Napoli (IT)

  • Thursday 11 November 2021, h 8.30 pm

  • Friday 12 November 2021, h 8.30 pm – Auditorium Spina Verde, Benevento

Scarlatti Concert Season
Closing concert of VII Season OFB

Orchestra Filarmonica di Benevento
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Erica Piccotti, Cello

G. Martucci, Notturno, op. 70 N.1
R. Schumann, Concerto for cello and orchestra in A minor, op. 129
L. Van Beethoven, Symphony n. 4 in Bb major, op. 60

Saydashev State Great Concert Hall_Kazan (RU)

  • Saturday 20 November  2021, h 5.00 pm

XI Sofia Gubaidulina International Festival of Contemporary Music

Tatarsan National Symphony Orchestra
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Francesco Di Rosa, Oboe
Alessio Allegrini, Horn

Giorgio Battistelli, Afterthought (2005)
Riccardo Panfili, “Out” for horn, strings and percussion (Russian premiere)
Richard Strauss, Concerto in D major for oboe and small orchestra (1945)

Raffaele Bellafronte, Concerto N°3 for oboe and strings (World premiere)
Reinhold Glière, Concerto for horn and orchestra (1951) 
Maurice Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé Suite N°2 per orchestra

Royal Opera Hause_ Muscat (OMAN)

  • Friday 4 March 2021, h 8.00 pm

Symphonic Season

Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

Program TBD

Teatro Verdi_ Firenze (IT)

  • Thursday 5 May 2021, h 9.00 pm

41ª Symphonic Season

Orchestra della Toscana
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Lorenza Borrani, Violin
Enrico Dindo, Cello
Pietro De Maria, Piano
Giovanni Scifoni,

O. Respighi, Rossiniana Suite for orchestra
G. F. Ghedini, Concerto dell’Albatro for violin, cello, piano, orchestra and actor
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet Ouverture-fantasia

Teatro Dal Verme_Milano (IT)

  • Thursday 19 May 2021, h 8.00 pm

  • Saturday 21 May 2021, h 5.00 pm

77th Symphonic Season Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali

Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Francesco Quaranta, Oboe

L. Berio, Chemins IV for oboe and 11 strings
S. Prokof’ev, Sinfonietta for small orchestra
F. Schubert, Symphony n. 4 “Tragica”

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Maurice Ravel

Le tombeau de Couperin – Teatro Manzoni, Bologna – Musica Insieme

Gioachino Rossini

Fra dolci e cari palpiti – Il Viaggio a Reims – Rossini Opera Festival

Richard Wagner

Siegfried Idyll – Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova

Johann Strauss / Giuseppe Verdi

Maskenball-Quadrille Op. 272, Sinfonia da Nabucco – Italian Senate 

Samuel Barber

Adagio for strings – Teatro Regio di Torino – Festival MITO SettembreMusica 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony n°5, op. 67 – Teatro alla Scala di Milano 
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