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BIO

 

Born in Morbegno (Sondrio) in 1991, he graduated with full marks in trombone at the Como Conservatory in 2009 and obtained the II Level Academic Diploma at the Conservatory of Aosta with full marks and honors in 2014. As a trombonist he has undertaken tours all over the world under the direction of masters such as John Axelrod, Andrey Boreyko, Fabio Luisi and Riccardo Muti.

 

In 2010 he began studying conducting with Maestro Ennio Nicotra, attending lessons with John Axelrod, Massimiliano Caldi, Gilberto Serembe, Pietro Mianiti, Oleg Caetani and Antonio Eros Negri.

 

He began his career as conductor in December 2011, at the helm of the Antonio Vivaldi Orchestra, which he founded together with the composer Piergiorgio Ratti. With this reality he directs over ten symphonic productions a year. His most ambitious project was the tour in China in January 2020, which saw the Orchestra perform in six different Chinese cities, always under the guidance of its musical director.

 

Lorenzo Passerini is the dedicatee of first-time pieces by Piergiorgio Ratti, Antonio Eros Negri, Andrea Battistoni and Andrea Portera.

 

In 2016 he made his debut as guest conductor of the ICO Orchestra of Magna Grecia and of the Filarmonia Veneta Regional Orchestra, on the occasion of the XXVIII international opera competition "Iris Adami Corradetti".

 

The following year he conducted the Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra of Milan, the Orchestra of the Arena di Verona Foundation, the Tuscan Regional Orchestra, the Romanian National Opera Orchestra, the Sanremo Symphony Orchestra, the CamerataVienna Orchestra, the State Orchestra of Mexico and the Milan Chamber Orchestra.

 

In the same year he was assistant to Maestro Oleg Caetani at the Helsinki Opera House in the opera Lady Macbeth of the Mcensk district of Shostakovich.

 

Since its foundation, artistic and musical director of the Antonio Vivaldi Orchestra, since 2017 he has been artistic director of the Symphonic Season of the Social Theater of Sondrio and of the “Amici della Musica” Association of Sondalo.

 

Since 2015 he has collaborated with Maestro Nicola Luisotti in opera productions in major European theaters: Royal Opera House in London, Teatro Real in Madrid and Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

 

In the autumn of 2018 he was his assistant in the production for the staging of Puccini's Turandot at the Teatro Real in Madrid. In the same year he again conducts the Orchestra of the Arena di Verona Foundation, the Orchestra of Padua and Veneto, the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra of Bari and the DITTO Orchestra with the soprano Sumi Jo on the occasion of a tour in South Korea.

 

In 2019 he conducted the State Symphony Orchestra "Novaya Rossiya" at the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow with the soprano Nadine Sierra, the Concert at dawn of the Ravello Festival at the helm of the Salerno Symphony Orchestra, the Tosca opera at the Teatro Regio in Turin in replacement by Daniel Oren, Orff's Carmina Burana at the Warsaw Opera House and a gala concert with the tenor Francesco Demuro at the Sassari Opera House.

 

2020 sees him busy at the Sydney Opera House with Charles Gounod's opera Faust, at the Teatro Real in Madrid with A Masked Ball in which he shares the podium with Nicola Luisotti, in Parma with the Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra and in Genoa with the “Carlo Felice” Theater Orchestra.

 

In 2021 he directed the Sicilian Symphony Orchestra and made his debut at the Las Palmas Theater in Gran Canaria (with Rossini's La Cenerentola). Soon he will be at the Sydney Opera House (with Aida and Carmen), at the Queensland Opera in Brisbane (with Aida) and at the Theater de Champes Elysée in Paris, in a gala with the soprano Pretty Yende.

 

In 2022 it will make its debut at the Frankfurt Opera House, the Essen Opera House, the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, the Turku Festival in Finland, the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas.