Italian conductor Gianluca Marcianò has been increasingly in demand since his operatic debut with Croatian National Opera in 2007. Praised in the Sunday Times for his “unfailingly theatrical and idiomatic conducting”, Marcianò is the Artistic Director of the Al Bustan Festival in Beirut, the founder and Artistic Director of the Festival Suoni dal Golfo in Lerici, the Principal Guest Conductor of the National Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus, and the Artistic Director of Chelsea Opera Group. From 2017-19 he was Principal Conductor of the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad, Serbia, and from 2011-14 he held the position of Musical Director/Principal Conductor of the Tbilisi State Opera, Georgia.
As an orchestral conductor, Marcianò has conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, Polish Baltic Philharmonic, Wroclaw Philharmonic, the Georgian Philharmonic, the Tokyo New City Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, the Oviedo Filarmonia, the Moscow City Russian Philharmonic, the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra Classica de Madeira, the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, the BBC Concert Orchestra, The World Orchestra, the Voivodina Symphony Orchestra, the Macau Orchestra, the Beijing Symphony Orchestra and many others.
He has worked with many great singers and instrumentalists such as Elina Garanča, Sumi Jo, Simon Keenlyside, Sondra Radvanovsky, Olga Peretyatko, Danielle De Niese, Renaud Capuçon, Gautier Capuçon, Steven Isserlis, Boris Andrianov, David Geringas, Sergej Krylov, Nina Kotova, Maria João Pires, Khatia Buniatishvili, and Denis Kozhukin.
In 2018, Marcianò recorded the CD “Momento Immobile” for Rubicon Classics with soprano Venera Gimadieva and the Hallé Orchestra.