Fabio Mastrangelo is unanimously considered Russia’s most successful Italian-born conductor. Since 2013, he holds the position of Artistic Director of the St. Petersburg State Theatre “Music Hall” as well as Principal Conductor & Music Director of its two orchestras, “The St. Petersburg Northern Sinfonia” and “The St. Petersburg Northern Sinfonietta”. At the same time, he serves as both Principal Conductor of “Sinfonica ARTica” – the symphony orchestra of the Yakutsk State Philharmonic, which he helped establish in 2012, and Artistic Director of the Camerata Soloists Chamber Orchestra of the Novosibirsk State Philharmonic. Currently, he is in his ninth season as Principal Guest Conductor of the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra (Novosibirsk State Philharmonic) while, in October 2015, he was appointed to the same position with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra “Russian Philharmonic”. Additional positions include those of Music Director of the St. Petersburg Summer Open-Air Opera Festival “Opera Vsem” – which this year reaches its fifth edition, and Artistic Director of the City of Togliatti Summer Music Festival “Classics on the Volga”. He is permanent guest conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre since 2007 as well as a permanent guest at the “St. Petersburg’s Palaces” festival, Novaya Opera in Moscow and frequent guest conductor at Arena di Verona since 2008.
Some recent highlights include the opening of Tosca and La Boheme at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, season opening of Teatro Communal di Bologna with Turandot, performances of Bob Wilson’s Aida at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, concerts with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, the Belgrade Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Czech National Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, the Bruckner Orchester Linz, the Budapest MAV Symphony Orchestra (in Vienna’s Musikverein, and the Thüringer Symphoniker in Rudolstadt. At the Banská Bystrica State Opera he recently opened a new production of Tosca, while for his own “Opera Vsem” festival in St Petersburg he conducted Borodin’s “Price Igor”, and “Le Nozze di Figaro”. Debut at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Seoul, at the Summer Opera Festival in Busan.
Some upcoming engagements include various opera performances at the Festivals in Arena di Verona, Torre del Lago, Concerts at the Züricher Tonhalle, as well as performances of Lucia Di Lammermoor at the Novaya Opera and i Vespri Siciliani at the Mariinsky Theatre.