Aurelio Canonici

Aurelio Canonici


Opera and Symphonic Italian Conductor
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«the performers were an acoustic delight: the singers were excellent, and so the Choir and the Orchestra; onto the podium stepped a very promising young man, our own Aurelio Canonici, to conduct Rigoletto»
gabriella buzzi, l'opera magazine (2018)
2017Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48, D MinorConductor
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaConductor
2015Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Op. 90, F MajorConductor
2012Schumann: Symphony No. 4, Op. 120, D minorConductor
2012Mozart: Mass K.317, C major (Coronation)Conductor
2012Dukas: The Sorcerer's ApprenticeConductor
2010Stravinsky: PulcinellaConductor
2010Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder für Sopran und OrchesterConductor
2010Respighi: Antiche danze ed arie Suite No. 3 P. 172Conductor
2010Mussorgsky-Ravel: Pictures at an ExhibitionConductor
2010Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, Op. 36, D majorConductor
2010Saint-Saëns: Symphonie No. 3, Op. 78, C minor (Organ Symphony)Conductor
2009Stravinsky: The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu)Conductor
2009Haydn: Mass No. 10, Hob. XXII/9, C major (Missa in Tempore Belli)Conductor
2009Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite No.1 op.71a TH 35Conductor
2009Wagner: Rienzi OvertureConductor
2009Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra, SZ. 113, BB. 118Conductor
2008Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn in Bb ('St. Anthony Variations') Op.56aConductor
2007Brahms: Symphony No. 4, Op. 98, E minorConductor
2006Liszt: Les Préludes, S. 97Conductor
2006Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell) Op. 34Conductor
2005Borodin: Prince IgorConductor
2005Puccini: La BohèmeConductor
2004Verdi: RigolettoConductor
2003Kodály: Dances of GalántaConductor
2000Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 op.64 TH 29, E minorConductor
2000Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture TH 42c (Romeo i Dzul'etta)Conductor
2000Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante K. 297b (Anh. 9), E-flat majorConductor
2000Orff: Carmina BuranaConductor
2000Milhaud: La Creation du MondeConductor
2000Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings, op. 48Conductor
2000Verdi: La TraviataConductor
2000Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, B. 178, Op. 95, E minor (From the New World)Conductor
2000Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Op. 68, F major (Pastorale)Conductor
2000Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraConductor
2000Puccini: Madama ButterflyConductor
2000Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, A majorConductor
2000Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 op.36 TH 27, F minorConductor
2000Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68, C minorConductor
2000Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2, S. 125Conductor


Italian Conductor Aurelio Canonici, in the last few years has conducted Orchestras such as Budapest Concert Orchestra (MAV), Seoul Orchestra, Kiev National Presidential Orchestra, Warsaw Polish Radio Symphony, Sinfonietta Cracovia and Capella Cracoviensis (Poland), Istanbul State Symphony (IDSO), Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen and Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal (Germany), Arpeggione Kammerorchester (Austria). In November 2010 he also successfully debuted in the Auditorio National de Musica in Madrid.In December 2010 the Councilor for Arts and Culture of the City of Savona has given him the 2010 “Premio Cirone” for his activity as Conductor and Composer. From 2008 to 2010 he was the Artistic Director of the Symphonic Section of the Ravello Festival. Here he has performed in many editions since 1994. In particular, in 2003 he conducted the first Symphonic Dawn Concert, a concert which, due to its growing success, he was subsequently invited to repeat in 2004 and 2005 (with the Krakow Opera), in 2006 (with the Verdi Philharmonic of Salerno), in 2007 and 2008 (with Nuova Scarlatti of Naples) and in 2009 and 2010 (with Savaria Symphony).He studied Piano and Composition, received a degree in Philosophy, after which he specialised in Orchestral Conducting at the Vienna Hochschule für Musik. Within a few years he has conducted the Virtuosi di Santa Cecilia, the Pomeriggi Musicali, the Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia, the Moldavian Radio-Television Orchestra (in Carlo Felice Opera House), the Symphony Radio Bucharest, the National Opera of Warsaw (La Traviata), the Krakow, Katowice, Wroclaw and Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestras.In 1999 he recorded in Warsaw a CD of Italian songs (Bellini, Leoncavallo, Tosti, Bixio) with the tenor Ryszard Karczykowski and the Polish Radio Symphony. He was also guest Conductor at the Krakow Opera (Rigoletto, Un Ballo in Maschera, La Bohème).Some of his musical compositions were recorded in 2010 on the CD Open Dialogues for Emotional Melodies (Edizioni Musicali Rai Trade). "Rai Trade" Publishing has also recently released the CD, “Orchestral Movements”.In June 2009 Aurelio Canonici has composed for Italian television channel Rai Uno the soundtrack for the documentary “La Valigia con lo Spago”. In 2010 he wrote the soundtrack for the documentary series “Musulmani Europei” (“Rai Trade” Publishing), which was recently aired on the channel Rai Uno.In May 2009 Le Cáriti Editore (Florence) published his Book “Musica e Sofia – Problematiche filosofiche nell’opera di Richard Wagner”.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Jump-in ready? Company Year
Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48, D Minor Immediately 2017
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Immediately 2016
Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Op. 90, F Major Immediately Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra 2015
Schumann: Symphony No. 4, Op. 120, D minor Sibiu Philharmonic Orchester 2012
Mozart: Mass K.317, C major (Coronation) Turin Italy Sala Verdi 2012


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