Gianluca Marcianò

Biography

Praised by the Sunday Times "for his unfailingly theatrical and idiomatic conducting", conductor Gianluca Marcianò made his debut in 2007 at the Zagreb Opera House. Originally from Lerici, in the province of La Spezia, he founded the Suoni dal Golfo dei Poeti festival in his hometown overlooking the Gulf of Poets, renamed Lerici Music Festival in 2020, of which he is artistic director. Marcianò works with the Opera Houses of Oviedo, Minsk, Ljubjana, as well as in the UK (English National Opera, Grange Park Opera, Scottish Opera, Opera North and Longborough Opera Festival). At Grange Park Opera, since 2010, he conducted La Traviata, Tosca, Un ballo in maschera, Rigoletto, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan Tutte, Alzira, Nabucco, Don Carlo, Evgenij Onegin, Samson et Dalila and Madama Butterfly. He is Artistic Director of the Al Bustan Festival in Beirut and Principal Guest Conductor of the National Opera Theater of Belarus in Minsk. From 2011 to 2014 he was Music Director of the Tbilisi Opera, conducting La Forza del Destino, Cavalleria Rusticana, Nabucco, Attila, Il Trovatore, Mithridates, King of Pontus and Aida. During his time in Zagreb as Stable Director, he directed Nabucco, La Traviata, Turandot, Carmen, Cinderella and The Barber of Seville.In 2011 he conducted La Traviata at the Prague State Opera. From 2017 to 2019 Gianluca Marcianò was the Principal Conductor of the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad. Marcianò has worked with many great singers and instrumentalists, such as: Elina Garanča, Sumi Jo, Simon Keenlyside, Sondra Radvanovsky, Olga Peretyatko, Danielle De Niese, Gautier Capuçon, Renaud Capuçon, Arabella Steinbacher, Anna Tifu, Francesca Dego, Alexandra Soumm, Steven Isserlis, Boris Andrianov, Maria João Pires, David Geringas, Khatia Buniatshvili, Sergei Krylov, Nina Kotova, Giovanni Sollima, Sergei Nakariakov, Denis Kozhukin and Alexander Buzlov. He conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, with which he opened the 2011/2011 London season), the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, Polish Baltic Philharmonic, Wroclaw Philharmonic, Georgian Philharmonic, Tokyo New City Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Oviedo Filarmonia, Moscow City Russian Philharmonic, Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Classica de Madeira, State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, BBC Concert Orchestra, World Orchestra, Voivodina Symphony Orchestra, Macau Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra and many others. He recently recorded the album "Momento Immobile" for Rubicon Classics, with soprano Venera Gimadieva and Hallé Orchestra.