ALESSANDRO CRUDELE IS THE NEW PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR OF THE RTS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
One of the most outstanding and versatile Italian conductors of today, Alessandro Crudele, will be the principal guest conductor of the RTS Symphony Orchestra this season. In March 2019, this prominent artist, recognized by world music critics as a sophisticated interpreter of the music of French Impressionism, will hold a concert with the RTS Symphony Orchestra, where, among others, one of the most important works of Antonin Dvorak – Seventh Symphony will be performed.
The international career of Alessandro Crudele has progressed very quickly and enabled him to collaborate with prestigious orchestras, such as the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica Arturo Toscanini, the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, the RTS Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
The forthcoming activities of this artist include performances with Thuringian Philharmonic Orchestra Gotha – Eisenach, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, the Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra, and reappearances with the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Among his most significant achievements over the past season is the debut at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, then at the prestigious Tonhalle in Zurich and the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, and a very successful debut with the Kanazawa Orchestra in Japan.
He had a very successful debut with Rossini’s opera “Signor Bruschino”.
In 2000, he was appointed Chief Conductor of the UniMi Symphony Orchestra in Milan. This orchestra gained considerable recognition in just a few years under his leadership and performs today with renowned soloists such as Paul Badura-Skoda, Natalie Clein, Ingrid Fliter, Viviane Hagner, Martin Helmchen, Albrecht Mayer, Gerhard Oppitz, Vadim Repin, Fazil Say, and Lilya Zilberstein.
Alessandro Crudele has devoted his time to working with young artists since the very beginning of his career, and collaboration with youth orchestras is still one of his priorities. From 2003 to 2006, Alessandro was a regular guest of the Orchestra dell’Accademia del Teatro alla Scala, and in 2014/2015 he conducted the Jeune Orchestre International de Monte-Carlo, an orchestra that includes some of the best young musicians from across Europe.
His repertoire comprises music from the 17th century to the contemporary.
Born in Milan, he studied violin and composition at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory and graduated in 1997. His education as a conductor started at an early age. From 1999 to 2003, he continued at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena where he was awarded several scholarships and the most prestigious ″Diploma d’Onore″. He received further instruction from Christoph von Dohnányi and Sir Simon Rattle.
Alessandro Crudele currently lives in Berlin.