“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”

OperaClick

“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

Biography

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 sympohonic 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 Regio di Torino, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice, Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Orchestra della Fondazione Arena di Verona, Concerto Budapest, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice, Sofia Festival Orchestra, ORT, 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”.

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 and Marielle Labèque, Gautier Capuçon, Mario Brunello, Giovanni Sollima, Alessandro Carbonare, Francesca Dego, Olga Peretyatko, Vittorio Grigolo, Francesco Meli.

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. Among the engagements for the upcoming seasons is scheduled the debut at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, at the 48° Festival della Valle d’Itria and at the Maggio Musicale Festival with the world premiere of Jeanne Dark by Fabio Vacchi.

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Agenda

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
Lev Klychkov, Violin
Maxim Rubtsov, Flute

Giorgio Battistelli, Afterthought (2005)
Samuel Barber, Concert for violin and orchestra 

Joaquín Rodrigo, Fantasía para un gentilhombre (arranged by James Galway) 
Maurice Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé Suite N°2 for orchestra

Teatro Carlo Felice_ Genova (IT)

  • Friday 28 January 2022, h 8.00 pm

  • Saturday 29 January 2022, h 3.00 pm

  • Sunday 30 January 2022, h 3.00 pm

  • Friday 4 February 2022, h 8.00 pm

  • Saturday 5 February 2022, h 8.00 pm

  • Sunday 6 February 2022, h 3.00 pm

Opera Season 2022

Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Luca Micheletti, Director
Leila Fteita, Sets and costumes

NEW PRODUCTION

G. Pergolesi, La Serva Padrona
L. Bernstein, Trouble in Tahiti

Uberto/Sam, LUCA MICHELETTI
Serpina/Dinah, ELISA BALBO
Vespone, GIORGIO BONGIOVANNI

JAZZ TRIO

Sopran, MELANIA MAGGIORE
Tenor, MANUEL PIERATTELLI
Bariton, ANDREA PORTA

Auditorium Parco della Musica_ Roma (IT)

  • Saturday 23 April 2022

Symphonic Concert

Orchestra Nazionale dei Conservatori Italiani 
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

J. Haydn, Simphony N°82
J. Haydn, Simphony N°83

Teatro Verdi_ Firenze (IT)

  • Thursday 5 May 2022, 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,
Actor

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 Manzoni_ Bologna (IT)

  • Friday 6 May 2022, h 9.00 pm

Musica Insieme Season 2022

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

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 dei Rinnovati_ Siena (IT)

  • Saturday 7 May 2022, h 9.00 pm

99ª MICAT IN VERTICE Season

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

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

Royal Opera Hause_ Muscat (OMAN)

  • Friday 14 May 2022, h 7.30 pm

Symphonic Season

Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor

Program TBD

Teatro Dal Verme_Milano (IT)

  • Thursday 19 May 2022, h 8.00 pm

  • Saturday 21 May 2022, 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”

Teatro Regio_ Torino (IT)

  • Friday 27 May 2022, h 8.00 pm

  • Saturday 28 May 2022, h 8.00 pm

Opera and Ballet Season 2022

L’eredità dei giusti

Music by Marco Tutino

World premiére

Emanuela Giordano, Director
Actors from Piccolo Teatro di Milano
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Andrea Secchi, Chorus Master

Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra and Chorus

Piccolo Teatro Strehler_ Torino (IT)

  • Tuesday 28 June 2022, h 8.00 pm

Season 2022

L’eredità dei giusti

Music by Marco Tutino

World premiére

Emanuela Giordano, Director
Actors from Piccolo Teatro di Milano
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Andrea Secchi, Chorus Master

Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra and Chorus

Teatro Massimo_ Palermo (IT)

  • Tuesday 19 July 2022, h 8.00 pm

Opera and Ballet Season 2022

L’eredità dei giusti

Music by Marco Tutino

World premiére

Emanuela Giordano, Director
Actors from Piccolo Teatro di Milano
Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Andrea Secchi, Chorus Master

Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra and Chorus

Palazzo Ducale_Martina Franca (IT)

  • Wednesday 3 August  2022, h 8.00 pm

  • Friday 5 August 2022, h 8.00 pm

48° Festival della Valle d’Itria

Alessandro Cadario, Conductor
Tommaso Franchin, Director

Nicola Campogrande, Opera Italiana (World Premiére)

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Video

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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