Gioacchino Pensato

Gioacchino Pensato

Conductor

Opera and Symphonic Conductor/ Freelance
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«Gioacchino is ONE OF MOST TALENTED CONDUCTOR IN HIS GENERATION!»
nAZZARENO lUIGI tODARELLO (dIRECTOR) (2017)
2017Italian Opera GalaConductor
2017Bellini: Norma OuvertureConductor
2017Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiConductor
2017Donizetti: Don Pasquale quartettConductor
2017Bellini: NormaConductor
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaConductor
2015Verdi: La TraviataConductor
2015Donizetti: Elisir d'amoreConductor
2015Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiConductor
2014Mozart: Le Nozze Di FigaroConductor
2014Mozart: Cosi Fan TutteConductor
2014Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Op. 90, A major (Italian)Conductor
2014Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4, K. 218, D MajorConductor
2014Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiConductor
2013Mozart: Cosi Fan TutteConductor
2013Verdi: RigolettoConductor
2013Verdi: RigolettoConductor
2013Verdi: RigolettoConductor
2012Mozart: Le Nozze Di FigaroConductor
2012Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroConductor
2011Mozart: Don GiovanniConductor
2011Mozart: Don GiovanniConductor
2009Verdi: Il Diavolo in giardinoConductor

Bio


TRAINING Gioacchino Pensato began studying music with clarinet and piano. He started veryyoung to study Composition with Maestro Eliodoro Sollima and then Conductingwith Maestro Carmelo Caruso (Conservatory V. Bellini in Palermo).He took his degree in Conducting in 2007 with maximum grade (110/110 cum laude)and in 2006 a degree at Dams at Palermo' University of musicology.In 2007, he began the Master Degree (High level specialization) in orchestralconducting at the Conservatory of Parma, ended in 2011 with a thesis and executionof Donizetti's Don Pasquale.During these years he attended numerous masterclasses, among others with:Eliauh Inbal, Klauss Peter Floor, Neil Thomson, Roberto Abbado, Daniele Gatti,Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli. For three years (2012-2014) he has also been active student in Conducting class atthe "Chigiana Academy" (Siena), mentored by M° Gianluigi Gelmetti.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEIn 2013 Gioacchino Pensato began a collaboration with Japanese "EmeraldPhilarmonic Orchestra" and he teached two masterclasses about Italian Opera(Showa University) and conducted numerous concerts including the last with theEmerald Philharmonic Orchestra at the auditorium Minato Mirai (Tokyo).He is assistant of Maestro Fabrizio Maria Carminati who he collaborated with innumerous productions, including Lucia di Lammermoor (Arena di Verona Foundation), I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Theatre Massimo Bellini Catania), Anna Bolena (Teatro Regio Parma) Capuleti e Montecchi Opera de Marseille and Norma at Opera de rouen Normandie in September 2017. During the years of the conservatory he performed with the orchestra V. Bellini(Palermo) and orchestra A. Boito (Parma). From 2003 to 2006 he had the role ofconductor of the Polyphonic Choir "Cantores Dei". From 2006 to 2007 conductor ofthe Young Sicilian Soloists Orchestra (Palermo).In 2009, (in the Daniele Agiman opera workshop), Gioacchino Pensato conductedexcerpts from Boheme at "Pergine Valsugana Opera Festival" with the orchestraRossini Pesaro. In 2010 he was chosen to conduct The Devil in the Garden by FrancoMannino at "Valle dei Laghi" Theatre (Trento) with the orchestra "Alighieri" of Ravenna. From 2011 to 2015 he collaborated with "Stage classroom" (Arte Scenica) of Parma"A. Boito" Conservatory which he conducted several opera productions with, asDon Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro at the foyer of the Teatro Regio (Parma), atHouse of Music (Parma) and Municipal Theatre (Sarzana).In 2012 Cosi Fan Tutte at the New auditorium Bad Überkindern (Stuttgart) and TheMarriage of Figaro at New auditorium of Avigliano (Potenza) with the "Youthorchestra of Basilicata".In November 2013 he had his Rigoletto debut at the Teatro di Salsomaggiore withthe "G. Verdi" orchestra from Parma.In 2014 a chamber version of “La Traviata” at the Conservatory of Parma and theCastle of Fontanellato. In 2015 another opera production with A. Boito Consevatory:Elisir d'amore by DonizettiORCHESTRAS COLLABORATIONS INCLUDING:• G. Verdi Orchestra (Parma)• Alighieri Orchestra (Ravenna)• Rossini Orchestra (Pesaro)• Swarovski Orchestra (Milan)• Orchestra Bulgaria Classic (Sofia, Bulgary)• Emerald Philarmonic Orchestra (Tokyo)• V. Bellini Orchestra ( Palermo)• Arrigo Boito Conservatory Orchestra (Parma)• Young Sicilian Soloist Orchestra (GSSO Palermo).COMPETITIONSIn 2010 semi-finalist of the competition L. Capuana in Spoleto.In 2012 one of six finalists in the competition JPYAP at Covent Garden in London.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Jump-in ready? Company Year
Italian Opera Gala No G. Donizetti Orchestra 2017
Bellini: Norma Ouverture Immediately Teatro Sociale Bergamo 2017
Bellini: I Capuleti e I Montecchi 24 hours Assistent Teatro Opera de Marseille. 2017
Donizetti: Don Pasquale quartett 1 week Teatro Sociale Bergamo 2017
Bellini: Norma 1 week 2017

Awards

Jpyap Covent Garden Finalist
2017