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

Gustavo Dudamel

“Stabat Mater with Cadario is a great Rossini.”

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno

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

Katia & Marielle Labèque

“Alessandro Cadario’s conducting is perfect.”

L' Avvenire

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

Gautier Capuçon

“One of the most successful young Italian conductors. Very clear gesture combined with musical intentions that become interpretation.”

Le Salon Musical

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

Il Giornale

“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

“Alessandro Cadario conducts the Orchestra of the Teatro Regio di Torino with emotional participation and precision: he excellently conducts the many singers putting every piece in its place.”

Il giornale della musica

“On the podium Alessandro Cadario conducted with authority, doing nothing just to appear and always seeking the compactness of the sound and the fluidity of the phrasing.”

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

“The excellent Alessandro Cadario governed everything with a firm hand and scrupulous mastery”

Il corriere musicale

“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

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


“In the pit Alessandro Cadario does not show any disorientation in front of two such different titles and conducts the Carlo Felice Orchestra with profound sense of the style.”

Ape Musicale

“Alessandro Cadario supports them in an excellent way from the podium: from time to time caressing and snappy in Pergolesi, vibrant and incisive in Bernstein.”

Connessi all'opera


Alessandro Cadario since 2016 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. Eclectic musician, his interpretations of symphonic and operatic repertoire is always attent to the performance practice of the different styles.

Over the course of his career, he conducted renowned orchestras such as Mariinsky Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Russian National Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice, Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Palermo.

He gained public recognition in 2015  by conducting at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and for the highly acclaimed interpretation of Rossini’s Stabat Mater at Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari (“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  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 Festival MITO SettembreMusica and at Venice’s Biennale Musica, conducting the world première of two operas.

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 by Bellini at the Croatian National Theatre of Rijeka, La Cenerentola by Rossini and The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky at Teatro Massimo of Palermo. He has also conducted the Requiem by Cimarosa for the concert season of Arena di Verona Foundation.

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 by Donizetti and a new production of Pergolesi’s La Serva Padrona / Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti.

In the 2021-2022 season he made his debut at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, at the 48° Festival della Valle d’Itria conducting the world premiére of Opera Italiana by Campogrande.

In the same year he got reinvitations at Teatro Regio di Torino and Teatro Massimo di Palermo for the world premiére of L’eredità dei giusti by Tutino and he debuted at Teatro del Giglio di Lucca with Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

In the current season he returned at Teatro Filarmonico conducting the Orchestra of Arena di Verona and he made his debut at Rome Opera Theatre in the frame of Caracalla Festival conducting Prokofiev’s Cinderella.

Among the next engagements he will return to MITO Festival, Teatro Massimo di Palermo and Royal Opera House of Muscat. He will also debut on the podium of Krakow Philarmonic Orchestra for the Handel’s Messiah and at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino with the world premiere of Jeanne Dark by Vacchi.

He graduated in Orchestra Conducting at Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan and 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 is passionate about astrophysics and quantum physics.


Terme di Caracalla_ Roma (IT)

  • Saturday 1 July 2023, h 9.00 pm

  • Sunday 2 July 2023, h 9.00 pm

  • Tuesday 4 July 2023, h 9.00 pm

Caracalla Festival 2023

Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Rudolf Nureyev, Choreographer and Director

Rebecca Bianchi, Cinderella
Michele Satriano, The Movie star (Prince charming)
Allessandra Amato, Susanna Salvi, Stepsisters
Alessio Rezza, The Producer
Claudio Cocino, The Ballet master
Corpo di Ballo del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

S. Prokofiev, Cinderella 

Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini _Torino (IT)

  • Saturday 9 September 2023, h 5.00 pm – Teatro Dal Verme

  • Sunday 10 September 2023, h 5.00 pm – Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini

Festival MITO SettembreMusica

Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali
Richard Galliano, bandoneón, accordion
Alessandro Cadario, conductor

Music by Astor Piazzolla and traditional Tangos

Teatro delle Palme_Napoli (IT)

  • Thursday 19 October 2023, h 8.30 pm

Concert Season Scarlatti 2023/2024

Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
Leonora Armellini, Piano
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto n°5 in D major, K175
W. A. Mozart, Galimathias musicum in D major, K32
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto n°27 in Bb major, K595

Auditorium Pollini_Padova (IT)

  • Thursday 26 October 2023, h 8.45 pm

58th Concert season

Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
Leonora Armellini, Piano
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto n°5 in D major, K175
F. Nieder, Wolfgangerls erste Komposition (World Première)
W. A. Mozart, Galimathias musicum in D major, K32
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto n°27 in Bb major, K595

Royal Opera House_Muscat (OMAN)

  • Friday 24 November 2023, h 7.00 pm

Season 2023/2024

Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana
Leo Nucci, Bariton
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor


Teatro Massimo_Palermo (IT)

  • Thursday 30 November 2023, h 9.00 pm

Season 2023/2024

Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Palermo
Myrto Papatanasiu, Soprano
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor


Teatro Dal Verme_Milano (IT)

  • Thursday 30 November 2023, h 9.00 pm

Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali 
Gennaro Cardaropoli, Violin
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

F. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64
I. Stravinsky, Suite from “Pulcinella”

Philarmonic Concert Hall_Krakow (PL)

  • Friday 22 December 2023, h 7.30 pm

Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir
Piotr Piwko, Chorus master
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

G. F. Haendel – Messiah, HWV 56

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Johannes Brahms

Symphony 2 – Tchaikovsky Concert Hall – RNO

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

Johann Strauss / Giuseppe Verdi

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

Ludwig van Beethoven

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

Richard Wagner

Siegfried Idyll – Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova
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