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Nicola Luisotti

  • Conductor


NICOLA LUISOTTI: Equally at home on the concert stage, Luisotti serves as principal guest conductor of the Tokyo Symphony and has led many of the world’s most acclaimed orchestral ensembles, including the Berlin Philharmonic, London Philharmonia, San Francisco Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Tokyo Symphony, NHK Symphony, Dresden’s Staatskapelle, Munich’s Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Torino’s Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, and the orchestras of Hamburg, Budapest, and Zagreb. His 2010–11 orchestral engagements include concerts with the Atlanta Symphony, Frankfurt’s Alte Oper and Hessischer Rundfunk, and Milan’s Filarmonica della Scala. The conductor’s discography includes a complete recording of Stiffelio (Dynamic) with the orchestra of Trieste’s Teatro Verdi and the critically acclaimed Duets (Deutsche Grammophon), featuring Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón.

He is also on the podium of a DVD recording of the Met’s La Bohème, starring Angela Gheorghiu and Ramón Vargas (EMI). Born in the Tuscan city of Viareggio, Nicola Luisotti trained as a pianist, with secondary studies in composition, trumpet, and voice. Early in his career, he held various musical positions at La Scala, La Fenice, and the Maggio Musicale Festival of Florence.